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Halloween came to the United States in the 1840s via Irish immigrants, who celebrated the end of summer with the holiday "Samhain" (SAH-win) meaning "end of summer." The origin of trick-or-treating is much less clear. While it resembles old European customs of ritual begging around Halloween, ...
2 Story Colonial in Scarborough Manor, Bear, Delaware OverviewMapsPhotosFeaturesDescriptionOpen House Contact us for pricing Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 Partial BathroomInterior: 2,050 sqftLot: 0.19 acre(s) Location 5 Ashen Sky CourtBear, DE 19701USA Christopher Patak...
It's jack-o'-lantern time! Here are some carving tips from www.spoonful.com. Plan on carving your pumpkins only a day or two before Halloween. Draw your design on the pumpkin with a dry-erase marker, which can be easily erased. Use a sharp, straight-edged knife for large areas. Use an X-Acto kni...
Money is a delicate issue. How much we earn and how much we owe is information many of us prefer to keep close to the vest. If you’re concerned about detailing your finances to your real estate agent, rest assured that there’s plenty of privacy in the client/agent relationship. In their wheelho...
Two monumental decisions in U.S. housing regulations this week are major victories for homebuyers – and the housing industry at large. For starters, the final qualified residential mortgage, or QRM, rule eliminates the highly controversial requirement of a specific down payment amount, bri...
Got kids? Wondering how you're going to put them through college? Check out a 529 college savings plan. A Sallie Mae (originally the Student Loan Marketing Association) study found that 55 percent of families were saving money for retirement, and 51 percent were saving for college. If you're sav...
US existing-home sales rebounded in September from a dip in August to their highest pace of the year, the National Association of Realtors said Tuesday. Though September sales were at the peak rate yet of 2014, compared with a year ago they were down 1.7 percent.Sales of used single-family homes...