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Florida is blessed with 230 days of sunlit days on an average. This very reason prompted the state legislature to adopt 'The Sunshine City' nickname officially. Among the cities in Florida, Tampa is one of the most prominent zones that receives 2,070 hours of sunshine. No wonder, the former Florida governor and present representative of Florida in the United States House of Representatives, Charlie Crist, has urged citizens and enterprises in Florida to adopt more solar energy in their day to day living and operations. In 2009, the average cost of installing residential panels was about $30,000.... (more)
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According to a 2013 NACS (National Association of Convenience Stores) survey, consumers expressed a desire to see more alternative fuel-powered vehicles on the roads within the next 10 years, and they were open to the idea of buying such a vehicle later. Fast forward four years and this “prophecy” has somewhat come true; 2016 witnessed electric vehicle sales in the country climb three times higher than the number sold in 2012.
You might be wondering how all this relates to you? Here you are, wondering how can I get people to buy my RV, and here I am prattling on about facts and statistics.... (more)
We take water for granted. The moment we need fresh, clean water, we simply turn on the faucet and out flows the liquid. But the truth is, it isn’t that easily available everywhere, and it is certainly not something that we may waste. RV-ers understand this all too well. After all, when you’re living full-time in a bus conversion you bought on sale, you have to make do with a limited supply of water.
Fresh water is hard to come by when you’re traveling through desolate areas, which means you do not have the luxury of wasting water. That’s why you start thinking more conservatively as... (more)
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Investing in an annuity as part of the retirement strategy is a smart investment for people approaching their retirement. More than anything else, they offer the assurance that a retiree will always have the much-needed fund even during the time when (s) he outlives the savings. However, deciding on the type of annuity is not quite simple. If you are considering opting for an annuity program to secure your retirement years, ask yourself the following five most important questions before making a selection:
1. Which Annuity Should I Choose?
There are different types of retirement... (more)
One of the most exciting aspects of building a custom home is that you get to make it perfect. When you build your new home from scratch, you are free to add every drool-worthy feature that you had always craved for. However, you must stay away from falling into a ‘feature-trap’ — a situation when you end up investing in items that you do not need or do not plan to use frequently while ignoring the features that matter. This is where the relevance of hiring an experienced builder lies. For instance, if you are planning to build on your lot in Florida, a good builder might suggest a guest room... (more)
No matter how prepared you are before flying with your pet dog or cat, you may still feel nervous. Will your pet be comfortable traveling in air cargo? Is the temperature too high? Will your Fido need to go to the bathroom? Pet relocation can be a stressful experience if you are unsure what to do and what not to do. Fret not. You can become a savvy and smart traveler and enjoy flying with your pet as long as you avoid the following three common mistakes:
1. Choosing the Wrong Time to Fly
When your pet is flying in the cargo hold, booking an afternoon flight will make him extremely... (more)
Are you looking forward to crack a fabulous cash-for-motor home deal? Know what? A few not-so-expensive tweaks can pay off big-time, and may even help you sell your rig faster. However, you'll have to provide your buyers something that matters to them. RV tire cover is one such item that can make your offer more attractive. How? First of all, the investment gives your prospects an impression that you are very particular about protecting each and every part of your RV against wear and tear. (In other words, you have taken good care of your RV.) Secondly, when you offer a set of covers as part... (more)
Costa Rica is more than a country; it is an experience. There is a diverse and beautiful landscape awaiting visitors, consisting of everything from lush jungles to pristine rivers, majestic volcanoes to quiet beaches. The list of adventurous activities is endless, including zip line tours and nature trails, white-water rafting and kayaking. All this has contributed to Costa Rica’s image as a major vacation destination. However, the country has gained another reputation in recent times – that of a major real estate market, especially in the gated Arenal community. There are many alternatives... (more)
The United States offers an ocean of opportunities for athletes and entertainers of the foreign countries to make the most of their talents. The US immigration services provide a special but temporary employment visa for internationally recognized athletes, entertainers, and artists. This particular category of visa is known as the ‘P’ visa.
The P visa is categorized into two types: P-1A visa and P-1B visa. While the P-1A visa is reserved for highly talented athletes, the P-1B visa is applicable for the world-renowned entertainment groups. If you are a member of an entertainment group... (more)
Is it time to sell my RV? If the question has lately popped up in your mind, then start preparing your motor home for sale. And your first step towards this should be to ensure that your rolling home looks adorable when buyers walk into it. Besides cleaning it thoroughly, consider doing away with those ugly spots that threatens to completely ruin its appeal. Flooring is one such area that calls for your attention. If your RV has wooden flooring, the chances are that it might have rotten at certain places due to prolonged exposure to water and moisture. What is the best way to deal with this... (more)