China Hotel Defies Gravity

Nestled at the banks of Lake Taihu in Zhejiang Province (about 150 kilometers west of Shanghai) lies this incredible Sheraton hotel. The half-ring lights up at night, casting shadows and reflections against the surface of the lake. “The design is the perfect...

Claiming Disasters on Your Taxes

2012 was a tough year for homeowners– from landslides in Alaska to Hurricane Sandy on the East coast– who, across the country, saw 112 natural disasters. If you have been affected by a federally declared disaster, you can claim losses to personal property...

Avoiding House Hunt Heartbreak

House hunting is a little like dating: you see a series of homes until you find “the one.” But much like dating, falling in love can hurt. 1. Prepare to Get Your Feelings Hurt Just because you feel a connection doesn’t mean a seller has to sell to...