Coronavirus Causes Biggest Annual Rent Growth Slowdown in at Least Five Years

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Do It Together: 5 Home Projects for You and Your Household Helpers

While the kids are out of school, the adults are doing everything they can to keep their little ones safe and healthy at home – and find creative ways to alleviate the boredom and frustration they may be feeling after… Continue Reading →

Looking for a New Place? Use This Time to Create Your Wishlist

Now that many of us have spent several weeks living inside, we’ve become quite familiar with our homes – in some cases, maybe too familiar. If you were planning to move before COVID-19, and still plan to do so when… Continue Reading →

7 Ways to Enjoy the Outdoors at Home

In this current moment when many of us are staying home, one of the best remedies to help alleviate some of the stress is to head outside and get some fresh air – preferably at least six feet or more… Continue Reading →

9 Easy-to-Ambitious DIY Projects to Improve Your Home

Like many homeowners, you may have eyed a home improvement project in the past only to come up short on time or inspiration. Don’t feel bad. Nearly half (43%) of all homeowners say their biggest challenge around home improvement decisions… Continue Reading →

Selling? Increase Your Home’s “Screen Appeal”

If you were counting on crowded open houses (or any open houses, for that matter) to sell your home, you’ve probably been rethinking your strategy. Nearly the entire country is following public health orders to stay at home through April… Continue Reading →

5 Ways to Make Your Home Office Work (Even if It’s Your Kitchen)

With social distancing mandates in effect across much of the country, many people working in industries deemed “non-essential” are doing their work from home. And while the constant stream of COVID-19 news, in addition to caretaking or homeschooling responsibilities, can… Continue Reading →

5 Tips for Moving During COVID-19

Amid travel bans, widespread stay-at-home orders and social-distancing mandates, millions of Americans are learning to adapt to the changes brought about by COVID-19. Countless events have been rescheduled or cancelled, but for a few people – including those who already… Continue Reading →

Does Your Home Make You Happy?

With the majority of Americans following stay-at-home orders to prevent the spread of coronavirus, our homes are now working overtime to fulfill the roles of offices, classrooms, gyms and community centers – and it’s easy to feel uninspired by your… Continue Reading →

Spring Cleaning 101: Make It Fast, Easy and Effective

Spring is the perfect time to open up the windows in your house and clean every surface inch, but there’s no reason to spend more time on this task than necessary. Use these tips to quickly get your home spic… Continue Reading →

5 Ways to Refresh Your Space

With springtime comes a sense of renewal, and a desire to clean, organize and refresh – especially if you’re spending a lot of time at home. Get your creative gears turning, and whip your space into shape. You’ll be surprised how… Continue Reading →

How to Install a Kitchen Faucet

If you’ve been washing your hands a lot lately, you might have started paying extra attention to your faucet. Does it drip? Is the chrome flaking off? Is it dated? Plumbing projects can be intimidating, because no one wants to… Continue Reading →

10 Spring Cleaning Projects to Tackle This Weekend 

Spring cleaning is all about getting our homes ready for a new season of sunshine, warmth and time outdoors – and indoors, too – especially if that’s where you’re spending a lot of time right now. Get ready to wipe… Continue Reading →

‘Where Should I Keep My …?’: Solving the Ultimate Small Space Dilemmas

When you’re in a small space – especially if you’re sharing it with others, and you’re spending a lot more time there than you ever have before – you’ve probably come to realize that square footage is something to be… Continue Reading →

How to Attract Birds to Your Yard (Hint: Don’t Just Wing It)

While you’re spending time at home, why not find ways to bring the natural world to you? Backyard bird watching is an enjoyable way to experience your local ecosystem up close. It takes more than a bird feeder to attract… Continue Reading →

7 Simple Ways to Keep Your Kids’ Toys From Taking Over Your Home

If having your family at home all day, every day has made your space feel chaotic, and your days and nights seem to run together, regain a sense of order with these simple tips. 1. Reduce the clutter It doesn’t… Continue Reading →

10 Tips for Organizing Your Whole House

Getting your home and space organized can help you feel more in control of your environment. That sense of order can reduce stress, help you focus on your own well-being and achieve your other goals. Follow these tips to organize… Continue Reading →

Organizing Your Pantry in 6 Easy Steps

Food pantries can take just about any form. These versatile storage areas for canned goods, paper products and less frequently used small appliances may be housed in a walk-in room, a simple drawer, a wall cabinet or a closet. Hutches, armoires… Continue Reading →

Add Heat Under Your Feet With a Radiant Flooring System

It’s bad enough that you have to get up in the middle of the night to go to the bathroom, but that tile – it’s so cold! The notion of warming floors for comfort is hardly new. Archeological digs reveal… Continue Reading →

You’ll Be Climbing the Walls of This Tiny Home

There’s no need to park in the mountains when the rock climbing is right at your doorstep.  At least that’s what the team at Tiny Heirloom figured when they set out to design a tiny home for an intrepid couple looking… Continue Reading →

Get Ready to Grow: 6 Tips for Planning Your Spring Garden

Does spring have you dreaming of lush gardens and sunshine? Despite what you might see on TV, beautiful landscapes don’t happen overnight. Weeds will invade your beds and need to be pulled. The mulch will break down and require replacing…. Continue Reading →

Hibernate Luxuriously in This 5,572-Square-Foot Cave Mansion

When most people envision their dream home, they describe large kitchens, beautiful hardwood floors and clawfoot tubs. But not John Hay. In the mid-1980s, Hay – founder of the Celestial Seasonings Tea Company and great-great grandson of U.S. Secretary of… Continue Reading →

Whale Watch From Any of This Home’s 3 Rooftop Decks

The Olympic Mountains. The Strait of Georgia. The shoreline of Victoria, Canada. And maybe a pod of orcas, if you’re lucky. You can see all of that (and much more) from one of this home’s three rooftop decks. Located on… Continue Reading →

Personalize Your Space With a DIY Gallery Wall

Blending interior design styles with a roommate or partner is all about including personal touches and pinpointing a shared interest or aesthetic. The floor-to-ceiling gallery wall we created for a special couple on the West Coast is a perfect example…. Continue Reading →

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