Archive for February 27, 2014

Should I Use a Nanny Cam?

Written by Family Fun. Posted in Benefits of hiring a nanny, Home care assistance, Live in caregiver

Finding a live in nanny
While there are many benefits of hiring a nanny, finding a nanny you truly trust with your children can be a cumbersome task. Need help learning about hiring a caregiver, and best practices when it comes to nanny services? Should you use a nanny cam? Read on to learn more. More parents are considering using hidden in-home surveillance devices to watch their child’s caregiver. Counter Spy Shops, an international retail chain, reports a 25 percent increase in sales of these devices, often called “nanny cams,”over the past five years. But is it a good idea…or an invasion of privacy? If you find yourself asking “should I use a nanny cam?” consider the following: There are a variety of cameras available on the market today. Most are wireless and can be hidden in almost any type of household item from a

Why Apartment Rentals Beat Out Monthly Mortgages

Written by Family Fun. Posted in Apartment for rent, Norfolk apartments

Apartments in norfolk virginia
Renting a living space provides more flexibility in terms of relocation, with many apartment complexes offering short term leases. Are you considering a relocation? Read on for several benefits of rental apartments. There are several benefits of apartment living that may help you in the decision between renting and buying a home. First, apartment rentals are consistently cheaper than paying a monthly mortgage. In fact, according to SFGate research, renting is often cheaper monthly than owning a home – the average rent cost in the United States was $884 in 2012. Many apartment complexes also include utilities in the cost of rent, or even cover things such as gas and electricity for their tenants. Additional amenities are also a major perk of apartment rentals. Many complexes come equip with

Top Three Reasons to Move to Rapid City

Written by Family Fun. Posted in Condos for sale in rapid city sd, New condos, Rapid city condos for sale

New condo floor plans
The world today is more mobile than it has ever been. In just a matter of hours, one can buy a plane ticket and travel halfway across the world … granted that last-minute airline purchases are not the wisest thing to make! This mobility has certainly benefited business, but it also has allowed Americans a new spectrum of choice when it comes to where they want to live. Out of the whole world, though, one of the best places to go might be just next door in South Dakota. Here are three reasons to think about Rapid City when you’re searching for a place to stay: 1. It’s On the Up and Up! Rapid City is alive and growing! Its population has grown about ten percent since 2000, so it’s easy to meet lots of new people there. On top of that, the unemployment rate there is about four percent lower than the ave