SEATTLE — Amazon packages, which usually show up in a UPS truck, an unmarked vehicle or in the hands of a mail carrier, may soon be delivered from an Amazon van. The online retailer has been looking for a while to find a way to have more control over how its packages are delivered. With its new program rolling out Thursday, contractors around the country can launch businesses that deliver Amazon packages. The move gives Amazon more ways to ship its packages to shoppers without having to rely on UPS, FedEx and other package delivery services.With these vans on the road, Amazon said more shoppers would be able to track their packages on a map, contact the driver or change where a package is left – all of which it can’t do if the package is in the back of a UPS or FedEx truck. Amazon has beefed up its delivery network in other ways: It has a fleet of cargo planes it calls “Prime Air,” announced last year that it was building an air cargo hub in Kentucky and … [Read more...] about Amazon offers vans to contractors who want go into delivery business
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Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest How to sell your metro Phoenix home fast and avoid open houses and looky loos A couple thousand Phoenix-area homeowners sold to Opendoor and OfferPad last year through online offers, a faster alternative to selling your house. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribe Today Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? Register your digital access. Phoenix-area homes for sale from Opendoor 1001 W. Saguaro Lane, Queen Creek. Listed for $284,000. Opendoor Phoenix-area homes for sale from Opendoor 2532 N. Riley Road, Buckeye. Listed for $334,000. Opendoor Phoenix-area homes for sale from Opendoor … [Read more...] about How to sell your metro Phoenix home fast and avoid open houses and looky loos
In the series premiere, Jonathan Scott helps his brother Drew and Drew's fiancee, Linda Phan, remodel the first home they'll share as newlyweds. Lisa Johnson Mandell, provided by Published 3:00 pm, Tuesday, November 28, 2017 Photo: HGTV Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Photo: HGTV 'Drew's Honeymoon House': The Property Brothers' Biggest Renovation Yet 1 / 1 Back to Gallery "Property Brothers" fans have a new miniseries featuring their favorite reno team: "Property Brothers at Home: Drew's Honeymoon House," where Jonathan Scott helps his brotherDrew and Drew's fiancée, Linda Phan, remodel the first home they'll share as newlyweds. The house they've chosen, located in the Hancock Park/Windsor Square neighborhood of Los Angeles, cost $2.3 million, but by the looks of it, it's worth … [Read more...] about ‘Drew’s Honeymoon House’: The Property Brothers’ Biggest Renovation Yet
Before you invest in that spacious lot to build your dream home on, you probably want the answer to this question: "How long does it take to build a house?" Margaret Heidenry, provided by Published 4:00 pm, Wednesday, December 6, 2017 Photo: Brittak/iStock Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Photo: Brittak/iStock How Long Does It Take to Build a House? 1 / 1 Back to Gallery How long does it take to build a house? It's a question often posed by people looking to buy an idyllic piece of land so they can construct their dream home from the ground up. If this describes your current housing sitch, you've come to the right place! So before you invest in that spacious lot with stunning views and mature trees, it's wise to consider the time it'll actually take to build the place you'll be living … [Read more...] about How Long Does It Take to Build a House?
What happens if I have a lien on my house? If the title company runs a title search and finds a lien on your property, here's what you'll have to do. Jeanne Sager, provided by Published 5:00 pm, Monday, November 20, 2017 Photo: Sshepard/iStock Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Photo: Sshepard/iStock What Happens If I Have a Lien on My House? 1 / 1 Back to Gallery "What happens if I have a lien on my house?" is a question you might face when it comes time to sell your place. Basically, it means that before this transaction can go through, you'll have to deal with this lien, which is placed on property by entities that claim you owe them money. Here's everything you need to know about what happens when you have a lien on your house. What is a lien? A lien is a legal notice … [Read more...] about What Happens If I Have a Lien on My House?