The latest item to hit the shelves of Home Depot has the potential to solve one of biggest annoyances of do-it-yourself home repair: having to go to the hardware store in the first place.
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ShutterstockThe easiest way to cut costs on a bathroom renovation is to keep the old bathroom footprint.
By Teresa Mears
Nobody likes a house with an outdated bathroom. Of course, you can use a blue toilet and bathe …
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ZillowTaye Diggs and Idina Menzel’s house has large living areas in an open floor plan spanning nearly 5,000 square feet.
Getty ImagesIdina Menzel and Taye Diggs
By Emily Heffter
Taye Diggs and Idina Men…
At the start of the foreclosure crisis, struggling consumers got into the trend of trashing their houses. People poured paint on the carpet, let their animals defecate indoors and punched holes in the walls as a sort of retaliation for the banks taking their homes away.
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Courtesy of Sally Forster Jones of Coldwell BankerAt Kate Bosworth’s just-sold house, French doors lead to multiple outdoor areas, including a lap pool.
After just a few month o…
Filed under: Design, News, How ToBy Eric Reinholdt
Spaces that are neither indoors nor completely outdoors are often among the most trafficked spaces in a home. And they make for good design: We use them to negotiate changes in elevation between insi…
Roughly three years after the housing recovery began, how far do we still have to go until homes in the majority of local markets have regained all the value lost during the recession? In many areas, the answer is years and years, at least.
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ShutterstockStarting out with a fairly concrete, realistic “wish” list for the home you want to buy will inform your search.
By Brendon DiSimone
From the moment a first-time homebuyer begins searching until the fina…
Filed under: Design, News, How ToBy Laura Gaskill
Been gazing out at your backyard, wishing you could spruce up your hangout space? You don’t need to spend a lot to make a big difference in the way your outdoor rooms look and feel; you can whip up fu…
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Roger Davies/Architectural DigestThe outdoor dining space of actor Patrick Dempsey and his wife, Jillian, at their home in Malibu, California.
By Kristen Flanagan
Tour the outdoor living rooms and…
Over the past two years, home prices have seen double-digit percentage price increases in some cities, and more modest percentage increases in others. But overall, there are more buyers vying for fewer homes in many markets across America.
More often than not, bed frames are a neutral color — they have white, black or wood finishes that coordinate with nearly everything but can lack charisma. Instead, consider using a bright color to add personality and vitality to what is presumably the most frequently used piece of furniture you own.
Red walls can be bold, vivacious, classic … and hard to decorate around! If you loved the idea of red walls when you painted them but now feel at a loss for what else to put in the room, these decorating ideas are here to help.
The huge home former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow closed on recently in Jacksonville is his first completion in a while. The out-of-work player — now a commentator — is headed back to his home state of Florida, where he just paid $1.4 million for a 6,525-square-foot home on a golf course.
Homeowners who stop paying their mortgage do so for a host of reasons. Lives and financial circumstances change. Job loss or relocation might put consumers in a bind. Housing values can plummet, leaving homeowners owing far more than the property is worth.
Average U.S. mortgage rates declined slightly this week with rates remaining near historic lows.
At first glance, the list of amenities at Washington D.C.’s 2M Apartments seems normal enough: a swimming pool, fitness center and dog park, just to name a few. Click around a little more on the website, though, and you’ll see a more unconventional amenity: Meet Emmy, the resident 2M pooch.
Leather chairs, sofas and ottomans tend to be big, comfy and classic — no wonder they’re a popular choice for living room furniture. But too much bulky leather upholstery can make a space look dark, heavy or just … boring.
Foreclosure activity in the United States dropped last month to the lowest level since July 2006, before the housing bubble burst, and likely will continue to drop through the first half of next year, an industry group said Thursday.
By far the largest decision to make when purchasing a vehicle is what type to choose. From the hatchback to the minivan, there are plenty of styles and models available out there so you will have to think carefully about which one you ultimately buy.