Monthly Archives: August 2014

Monthly Archives: August 2014

Why Display Homes are a Dream Come True for Real Estate Investors

Posted on by Debra Lefler in Customer Service | Comments Off on Why Display Homes are a Dream Come True for Real Estate Investors

If you’ve ever shopped around for a new house, then chances are good that you’ve seen your fair share of display homes. Perhaps you were even so impressed that you thought, “I wish I could just buy this one.” Well, it turns out that you can, and it’s actually very common. Builders don’t want their capital tied up in display homes, when they could instead use it for new projects. This is why many Brisbane home builders often look for …

Toxic Links Hurt: When to Use Google’s Disavow Tool

Posted on by Joseph Stevenson in Information Facility | Comments Off on Toxic Links Hurt: When to Use Google’s Disavow Tool

You’ve noticed that your website traffic is much lower than usual. You thought that the best way to confirm your suspicion is to do a search in Google. After typing your company’s name on the search bar, the results pages confirm the worst. You are no longer on the first three pages and you can’t understand why. Many business owners have been there and fear is what they felt. It’s important for sites to appear on Page 1 of search …

The Fire Safety Risk of Hoarding

Posted on by Debra Lefler in Customer Service | Comments Off on The Fire Safety Risk of Hoarding

Did you know that owning too many things can harm you? Firefighters and safety professionals all say that there is a huge fire safety risk that comes with hoarding. Different news stories have shown the impact of keeping way too many belongings in an area, as several fire accidents have been blamed on hoarding. Combustible overload According to Fire Foe Corp., the main hazard with hoarding is the massive increase in the number of combustibles inside your property. When a …

The Emotional Survival Guide for Caregivers

Posted on by Debra Lefler in Customer Service | Comments Off on The Emotional Survival Guide for Caregivers

Caring for the elderly is a serious responsibility that many Australians would gladly volunteer for. These people receive the training, attend the seminars, and equip themselves with the necessary tools for the job. But, nothing can fully prepare them for the emotional ordeals that come with the job. Self-Care Only experience can teach caregivers about the real rigours of their job, but that doesn’t mean that they can’t learn from the experience of others. The first thing caregivers should know …

Health ‘Care’: 3 Easy Tips to a Stronger Doctor-Patient Relationship

Posted on by Derick Hill in Wellness Zone | Comments Off on Health ‘Care’: 3 Easy Tips to a Stronger Doctor-Patient Relationship

Your doctor can be a Harvard-educated, multi-award winning medical professional, but if he’s more of the academic-type who lacks the skill to connect and communicate with patients, your relationship is doomed – and you may not be getting all the help you should. A new study suggests that patients who have better relationships with their doctor and other medical providers tend to have better health outcomes. This means sticking with one healthcare professional and building a long-term relationship with them …

Playgrounds, Cognition, and Overall Child Development

Posted on by Robert McMillan in Higher Learning | Comments Off on Playgrounds, Cognition, and Overall Child Development

The effect of playtime on your child goes beyond having fun. It’s more than just letting off steam, as it’s also a channel for opportunities for development. By now, it’s common knowledge that learning transcends the proverbial four walls, as there are many ways to learn something new outside the classroom. In truth, letting your child frolic around sandboxes and playground equipment can go a long way for their cognitive development. Creativity For one, playing outside engages young ones to …

The Dental Repercussions of Mouth Breathing

Posted on by Derick Hill in Wellness Zone | Comments Off on The Dental Repercussions of Mouth Breathing

After carrying 50-pound groceries and walking up the slopes of your streets, it’s perfectly normal that you pant through your mouth. But you need to realise that you have to keep this breathing habit in such situations only. The normal body mechanics involves the proper use of nose for breathing; this organ is meant for filtering the air you breathe in. Your reflexes, however, make you resort to mouth breathing when you can’t get enough air with the use of …

A Taste of the Philippines: The Different Flavors of Filipino Cuisine

Posted on by Debra Lefler in Customer Service | Comments Off on A Taste of the Philippines: The Different Flavors of Filipino Cuisine

Abundant seafood, unique tropical fruits, an array of vegetables, and a veritable pantheon of culinary giants make Philippine cuisine a literal melting pot of flavors. Beyond the gulp-inducing, mind-boggling balut (duck embryo), though, Filipino food isn’t that well known outside the island nation. One reason is that Philippine cuisine isn’t really that well-defined. It’s hard to tell which province or region in the country has the best food. 17 regions, 81 provinces, more than 170 languages, and over 7,100 islands …

Bookkeeping Essentials: The Art of Making Accurate Financial Statements

Posted on by Mike Cage in Money Talks | Comments Off on Bookkeeping Essentials: The Art of Making Accurate Financial Statements

To be an effective entrepreneur, you need to keep track of all your financial activities. An accurate financial report will help you make good decisions for your business. Creating financial statements is part of the entire bookkeeping process. Here is a list of things you need to do and have to improve your financial reporting process: Access to All Available Information Timeliness is key to eliminating disputes on your financial statements. You need to gather all information and record it …

Melbournian Magic: How Melbourne Set New Real Estate Records

Posted on by Debra Lefler in Customer Service | Comments Off on Melbournian Magic: How Melbourne Set New Real Estate Records

We all know about the magic of Melbourne, especially when it has been named the most liveable city in the world for three years in a row. But it seems that the real estate market has taken things to a new level. News stories point out how house prices in Melbourne have hit a new record high, with the median pegged at $658,000. Crunching the numbers, this is a significant increase of 3.3% in just three months. Although the world’s …