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How to Install a Dog-Washing Station (13 photos)

October 19, 2016 5:30 am

When the dog needs a bath, why mess up your own tub or shower when you can have a wash station dedicated to man’s best friend? The perfect time to install a dog-washing station is during a remodel or new-home build, but putting one in an existing mudroom or laundry room is not that daunting […]

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MBA takes focus on women in real estate finance to the next level

October 19, 2016 5:30 am

Women in real estate finance, a small but steadily growing group, now have a place online to go to strengthen their network and exchange ideas and information about the industry, answering increasing calls for such a platform within the market. What started out informally is turning into a full-fledged, formal initiative from the MBA. And just in […]

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Zillow: Millennials increase role in housing market

October 19, 2016 5:30 am

Millennials make up more than half of today’s homebuyers and are bringing a savvier, deeply researched approach that is unlike any past generation, according to a new Zillow survey. This generation waited longer than any previous generation to buy a home, and that’s not the only thing they’re doing. HousingWire.com Topics

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'The Brady Bunch' Actress Eve Plumb Trades Malibu Beach House for NY Penthouse

October 19, 2016 5:30 am

If only Marcia could see her now. After finally letting go of the Malibu beach house she bought when she was 11 years old, Eve Plumb — best known as put-upon middle daughter Jan from “The Brady Bunch” — has landed a Manhattan penthouse. And she still has millions to spare. Plumb sold her cottage on […]

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House of the Week: A Craftsman Bungalow With All the Built-Ins

October 19, 2016 5:30 am

When Evan and Rozella Davis were house shopping, their two favorite architectural styles were craftsman and Spanish. Both styles are abundant in South Pasadena, but it was the living and dining rooms of the craftsman home they eventually bought that sealed the deal. An incredible built-in hutch in the dining room played a part, as did French […]

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Ask the HOA Expert: Abstaining From Voting At a Board Of Directors Meeting

October 18, 2016 6:36 pm

Question: If a board member abstains from voting at a duly called board of directors meeting is this abstention vote an affirmative vote? Answer: No. The vote is not counted…

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Smart Investments In Your Kitchen Cabinetry

October 18, 2016 6:36 pm

At an average of $50,000, a kitchen remodel is a major undertaking. A good return on that investment means different things to different people. You may be considering resale value,…

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Messing With The HOA Can Be Expensive

October 17, 2016 6:33 pm

Most homeowners in a common interest development probably understand that it can be a real hassle to get into a dispute with the Homeowner Association (HOA). Not so many, though,…

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You May Think It's Trash But It Could Be Treasure

October 17, 2016 6:33 pm

Stephen Ranger walked into "one of the worst houses in the city" and found a rolled up blanket under the bed. The find -- a Second Phase Navajo chief's blanket…

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10 Boo-tiful Black Plants for Halloween (11 photos)

October 17, 2016 5:30 am

Halloween is around the corner, and if you’re lucky, soon droves of candy-seeking ghouls and goblins will be at your door. Does your entryway show your holiday spirit? If not, here are some terrific black-hued plants to make a hauntingly memorable display. Houzz Galleries

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