Surprise! You might know more about real estate than you think. For example, you know that square footage, number of bedrooms and bathrooms, lot size, and location determine home value: A 4,000-square-foot, five-bed, five-bath beachfront home for sale in Miami, FL, will almost always be worth more than a 2,000-square-foot, two-bed, two-bath home on a quarter-acre lot 20 miles inland.

Read More

5 Wise Ways to Use $100

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

By Barbara Pronin

Maybe you got a tax refund. Maybe a friend paid back an old debt. Maybe you got from one paycheck to the next and—amazingly—had $100 left over. You may be tempted to blow your windfall, but $100 doesn’t buy all that much these days. Far better, according to The Motley Fool, is to use that $100 in one of these 5 wise ways:

Read More

2016 Design Trends

Thursday, October 6th, 2016

By Courtney Schommburg, MCSP

Read More

By John Egan

Simply put, designer, author and TV personality Nate Berkus says your home should tell the story of who you are and be a collection of what you love.

Read More

4 Big Storage Solutions for Tiny Spaces

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

By Meghan Belnap

One of the worst things about living in a tiny house or apartment is the lack of storage space. When your belongings are constantly underfoot, it can be quite annoying. In this modern world, people tend to accumulate items much faster than they get rid of them. This can quickly turn an already cluttered small living space into a nightmare. If you are dealing with storage space issues in your home, try these four big storage space solutions for tiny spaces.

Read More

Is It Time for a New A/C?

Thursday, September 15th, 2016

By John Voket

Summer’s nearing its end—did your air conditioning system deliver?

Read More

What to Do If Your Home Has Radon

Thursday, September 8th, 2016

By John Voket

Do you know radon is the leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S.?

Read More

By Barbara Pronin

Amazon Prime’s “Black Friday in July” sale was a major win for both the retailer and shoppers—and prompted a number of big-box and department stores to ante up sales of their own. More savings opportunities are in store this Labor Day Weekend.

Read More

By John Voket

Fall is fast approaching, and with it, the need for home maintenance. According to DIYNetwork.com, the most important tasks for late summer are:

Painting the Exterior

Lower humidity and cooler temperatures make late summer and early fall ideal times to paint the exterior of the home.

Read More

Comeback Kitchen: 3 Old-Is-New Trends

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

By Suzanne De Vita

Kitchen design’s trending more behind the times than ahead of the curve, with once-dated features like colored appliances and tile countertops resurfacing in new, of-the-moment styles.

Read More

Newer PostsOlder Posts

Subscribe

Search

Follow