Staging Musts

Staging Musts

After you’ve finished rehabilitating a house, it’s time for you to get ready to show it off to prospective buyers. At this point in the process, all the technicalities should be taken care of — all the paint dried, all the pipes in order, all the...
Online Shopping is Damaging Malls

Online Shopping is Damaging Malls

Jeff Bezos’s publicized reign as the richest man in the world lasted only a few hours, but it pointed to a new era in commerce, one that has already been asserting itself across markets, one in which malls are in decline and online shopping is king. Online sales makes...
Fun Bookshelves

Fun Bookshelves

Most people have countless more books than they need, and storing them can prove to be a colossal pain in the neck. If you’re looking for creative ways to store your books, either for your own aesthetic pleasures or for showing a house to sell, here’s some new takes...
Should You Buy Your Teenager a House?

Should You Buy Your Teenager a House?

It’s not as expensive as you think. Or, it is expensive, but so is college. College Board estimates that the average room and board at a public university is about $10,000 a year. At a private university, the average room and board is nearly $12,000 a year. With those...
How to Decorate a Bohemian Room

How to Decorate a Bohemian Room

Tumblr and Pinterest are full of beautiful homes that seem to be lifted right off the pages of romance novels. Bohemian homes are designers’ dreams — minimalist, an extension of nature, and tastefully albeit sparsely decorated. If you want to stage a home for...
Storage Tips for a Tiny Bathroom

Storage Tips for a Tiny Bathroom

For half-baths or older houses, bathrooms can be little bigger than a walk-in closet, leaving little to no room for storage. Some people choose to live with the clutter and accept that they’ll never be able to live their minimalist bathroom dreams. Before you give up...
Prepare your Home for Parents to Move In

Prepare your Home for Parents to Move In

There comes a time in a person’s life when they’re just a little too old to everything they once could in their hey day. While some choose to rent out an apartment in an assisted living facility for their elderly parents or relatives, others choose to invite their...
What to Bring to a Housewarming Party

What to Bring to a Housewarming Party

As friends grow older, start getting married, and buying houses, younger friends may be at a loss for what to bring to a housewarming party. Here’s a quick run down of ideas for how to help your friends feel at home in their new place: Candles: A classic and a staple,...