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5 Things to Toss Before Your Next Big Move (5 photos)

August 4, 2017 2:33 pm

It’s a great feeling to walk into your new home and know you have a blank space to work with. But making sure your new home stays this fresh, clean and exciting is much harder. Here are five things to consider throwing away before your next move. Houzz Galleries

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Get the Most Out of Your Daylilies (6 photos)

August 4, 2017 2:33 pm

Daylilies (Hemerocallis spp.) and their cultivars are landscape standards in temperate-climate zones throughout much of the world. These Asian natives perform well in a variety of growing conditions, from evenly moist, well-drained soils to somewhat dry conditions and average to fertile soils…. Houzz Galleries

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Symmetry Rules in a Warm, Contemporary Bathroom in Missouri (9 photos)

August 2, 2017 2:33 pm

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6 Reasons to Consider Wallpaper in Your Design (24 photos)

August 2, 2017 2:33 pm

Generally speaking, people either love wallpaper or dislike it. As a designer, I’ve come to believe that wallpaper can work for everybody! If chosen in the right way for you, and if the proper steps are taken to install it, you can have a long and happy relationship with your wallpaper —… Houzz Galleries

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'I Wasn't Looking to Sell My Home, But for the Right Price…'

July 31, 2017 2:33 pm

Francis, a Seattle homeowner, shares what it was like to sell a house without putting it on the market. As told to Jamie Birdwell-Branson. Shortly after moving into my Seattle house in 2015, I listed it on Zillow’s for-sale-by-owner pre-market feature, Make Me Move. I got everything organized and listed my home for $100,000 more […]

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Hidden Costs of Homeownership Typically Top $9,000 a Year

July 31, 2017 2:33 pm

Buyers too often focus on a home’s list price or mortgage payment to determine what they can afford. However, the numerous less-obvious costs associated with homeownership can affect the monthly bottom line. To help home buyers budget more accurately, Zillow and Thumbtack identified several common but often overlooked home expenses and calculated what homeowners around […]

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Can Dated 1970s Decor Don’ts Be Turned Into Do’s? (8 photos)

July 31, 2017 2:33 pm

I’ve been watching I’m Dying Up Here on Showtime, a series that centers on a comedy club in Los Angeles in the 1970s. As a Gen-Xer I remember the era from a child’s perspective, and a lot of the decor was so bad that I still remember it. Through a nostalgic lens, though, there are […]

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Pet’s Place: Flock of Chickens Inspires Fabric Chicken Decor (9 photos)

July 31, 2017 2:33 pm

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We Bought a Home Sight Unseen (Here's What We Learned)

July 30, 2017 2:33 pm

“No. Absolutely not. Stop looking at those. Put your laptop away right now.” This is how I talk to my husband, and I’m not proud of that. But having lived in three different houses during just six years of marriage, I was nervous to find him browsing real estate listings last summer. Can you blame […]

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The Apartment For Přeme

July 30, 2017 2:33 pm

Located in a 1930s building in Prague, Czech Republic, this four-bedroom apartment has a bright nook, hidden study desk, and loads of discreet storage. Designed by Czech studio Atelier 111 Architekti, The Apartment for Přemek in Vršovice, Prague, is a study in how to merge and maximize space with style. The project involved connecting two […]

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