For The Leader With people living longer these days, the power of attorney becomes more important than ever. The power of attorney is what allows you to name someone to act on your behalf when you are alive, but no longer able to make your own decisions. If you need to take a required minimum distribution, sell a home or a car, or conduct a bank transaction, and you are … [Read more...] about Mistakes to Avoid When Executing a Power of Attorney
Dear Tabby, With the summer months behind us and the weather starting to get cooler, we’re looking forward to seeing less mosquitoes. Does the reduction in mosquitoes also mean that we don’t have to give our dogs expensive heartworm preventatives during the winter months?Budget Conscious in Forest West Dear Budget Conscious, Heartworm preventative medications can be … [Read more...] about Does your dog need year-round heartworm prevention?
By Landan Kuhlmann If you see someone in government garb outside your home next week, it’s likely an appraiser from the Harris County Appraisal District (HCAD). A news release from HCAD said the county will have between 50–100 appraisers in hundreds of Houston-area neighborhoods every day beginning Thursday. The appraisers will be there verifying property characteristics, … [Read more...] about HCAD beginning property appraisals this week
By Betsy Denson Kathryn van der Pol’s Liberty Hoepfl Garage, located at 4610 N. Shepherd Dr., is a near neighbor to the former Sears department store. She said she has documented the site’s decline since it closed over the summer. “The Sears lot has already attracted trash, piles of discarded furniture, (and) graffiti has been painted over once,” she said. Because … [Read more...] about Empty lot becoming eyesore
By Betsy Denson When the Sears at 4000 N. Shepherd Dr. closed in the summer of 2020, there was sadness from some, and anticipation among others, regarding what it might become. With the property seemingly in limbo, it appears the answer will have to wait. As The Real Deal reported, it was five years ago that Sears spun off Seritage SRC Finance LLC, a publicly … [Read more...] about From icon to eyesore: Plans for Sears still up in air