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Well, it’s too late. The $8,000 first time homebuyer tax credit has expired and I didn’t cash in on it. Oh well. The sales season is till under way and there are good deals across the country to be had. Here’s a few tips from the experts that I spotted […]
Homeowner Michelle de la Vega rented out her main house for extra income and began a remodel on a 250-square foot garage for herself. With the help of her dad she transformed the space in a beautiful living area and kept costs down by serving as her own contractor and […]
I don’t know about you but when I see a celebrity on the cover of Architectural Digest, allowing us into their home, I expect to be blown away. I guess I just assume that if I had an unlimited budget, my home would easily “wow”. Since Arch Digest seems to […]
Let’s say you could have a conversation with a criminal before he breaks into your home and steals from you. Here’s what he would have to say, so read carefully and take notes. 1. Of course I look familiar. I was here just last week cleaning your carpets, painting your […]
A new measurement from the U.S. Government will determine the miles per gallon your home gets just as if you were evaluating it like a vehicle. Are you living in a Prius or a Hummer? Federal agencies are working together to develop such a label for all homes. Currently, new […]
A reader recently submitted this question that we feel could be helpful to a lot of other first-time home builders. My wife and I live in a small suburban condo but dream of building our own house someday. We hope that staying here another year or two will help us […]
Childproofing your home may seem like a no-brainer, but it can be the most important step you take to keep your child safe during the important early formative years. The basic concept of childproofing is to make sure that your child can’t leave the home and can’t get into any […]
This week the country is mourning the passing of Senator Ted Kennedy. In 1999 Architectural Digest did a feature story on Ted and Victoria Kennedy and showcased their Washington DC Home. The home is adorned with Kennedy family memorabilia including “photographs, letters and newspaper clippings are arranged like a mural […]
This beautiful home from Una Arquitectos is the best example we’ve seen of a home that blends seamlessly into it’s environment (literally).
It may be tempting to getaway this weekend and hit the beach or relax in the mountains but many homeowners are taking advantage of the 3-day holiday weekend by staying at home and catching up on all of their DIY projects. Instead of putting money towards gas, lodging, or entertainment, […]
You’ve likely spent a good deal of time and money on renovating your older home. While you’re working to restore newness and increased functionality to your residence, consider devoting time to tracing your home’s roots–much like you would when searching for family genealogy. Writer Kimberly Powell suggests several tips for […]
You’ve found the perfect location for your dream home but the land is on a steep grade and you are concerned about the costs and difficulties of building on a slope. There are some natural advantages to building on a slope which include great views, natural air ventilation, and water […]
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In Chongqing, central China, a land dispute has created an unusual island home. Apparently the homeowners have won the battle against the developers and are ‘well connected’ and will not be forced to accept the compensation offered. We’d love to see this same photo after work is completed. Update: The […]
We’ve touched on what to expect when living in a historical district but what if you just want to determine the history of your home whether it’s 20 or 200 years old. WikiHow provides some steps for you to help determine when your home was built, who built it, and […]
Ever wondered if there is a standard for determining square footage? Many realtors go by the measurement of heated living area while others measure all living areas. Here’s another article that delves further into square footage guidelines. Be sure to consult your realtor or home owners association to see what […]