9 Surprising Things About People Who Go Solar

9 Surprising Things About People Who Go Solar

June 27, 2013

The people who buy solar panels are your typical tree-hugging, left-leaning, well-to-do-ex-hippies, right? Wrong! One Block Off the Grid polled nearly 200 solar homeowners to learn a little bit about what kind of person uses home solar. The answers might surprise you. Source

Giving Housing a Hand

Giving Housing a Hand

March 23, 2013

One of the brief recent periods of respite for the housing market was the first quarter of 2010, when housing sales saw a significant uptick. But there was good reason for that: The Government’s First-time homebuyer credit was set to expire at the end of April 30, 2010. This infographic looks at how this incentive […]

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Deadliest Natural Disasters

February 13, 2013

For homeowners, natural disasters aren’t only the deadliest and costliest things that can happen to your house, but they are also the most unexpected. To help you prepare for the disaster that is most likely to occur in your geographical area, we present to you our risk assessment map along with ways to fortify your […]

British-Columbia Homeowners

British-Columbia Homeowners

October 25, 2012

When you take away the Rockies, the British Columbia landscape is very similar to the rest of the country. Homes with fewer rooms are slightly more common, as are two-bathroom homes. Source

How to Buy A Home

How to Buy A Home

October 14, 2012

This infographic shows you how to choose whether to rent or buy a home, and then shows you the steps to take in order to buy a house. Source

Bye, Bye To The American Dream? No Way!

Bye, Bye To The American Dream? No Way!

September 3, 2012

Hands down, the biggest barrier to being a homeowners is saving up for a down payment (though this isn’t necessary a bad thing ’cause you should be putting at least 20% down. Letting people buy with zero down was one of many things that got us into this mess of a housing crisis). This especially […]

Where Do Natural Disasters Affect Home Ins...

Where Do Natural Disasters Affect Home Ins…

June 7, 2012

In 2010, the U.S. fell prey to more natural disasters than the country had sustained in a single year in at least 60 years. Some states are, of course, much more likely to be slammed by the blows mother nature has to offer. This infographic shows what kind of effect natural disasters have on home […]