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May 24, 2017 7:48 am

Two families in Padua, Italy, combine forces—and resources—to build a pair of matching houses. In an ancient city, a young family was bursting at the seams of their apartment. Luca Pagnan, a businessman, and his wife, Elena, a lawyer, felt stuck. They had two children—Cecilia, now 5, and Giovanni, 2 (baby Francesco joined the family in […]

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My Houzz: Enter the Spectacular Home of Artist Bjørn Wiinblad (36 photos)

May 24, 2017 7:48 am

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Project Rehab: Sofa Picked Up on Side of Road Gets Chic Makeover (6 photos)

May 24, 2017 7:48 am

Upcycled furniture and decor add character, charm and style to many homes. Repurposed pieces can also save money and keep materials out of the landfill. As part of our ongoing furniture makeover series, which features reader… Houzz Galleries

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New American Funding commits to increasing Hispanic homeownership

May 24, 2017 7:48 am

New American Funding announced its new commitment with the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals to work towards increasing the Hispanic homeownership rate. This commitment ranges, from offering more Hispanics mortgages, to hiring and training those without experience to become mortgage professionals. HousingWire.com Topics

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Houzz Tour: New Getaway Channels an Old Fish Camp (16 photos)

May 22, 2017 1:45 pm

Picture this: a summer cottage on a river near the ocean with high, open ceilings and simple wood floors, a place where you can relax and not worry about tracking mud into the house or squeezing in an extra overnight guest. Add some terrific local fishing — South Carolina low country redfish, anyone?… Houzz Galleries

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Room of the Day: See What Dazzles the Kids in This Bath (7 photos)

May 22, 2017 1:45 pm

Despite their diminutive size, kids sure can cause a lot of wear and tear. That was the case in this bathroom shared by a 4- and a 6-year-old. Though functional, the space needed a style refresh to upgrade the worn-out and underwhelming beige tile on the walls and floor. Interior designer Rhona… Houzz Galleries

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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: HUD budget shows cuts still run deep

May 22, 2017 1:45 pm

The draft of HUD’s proposed 2018 budget calls for “increased responsibility on state and local governments and calls for the private sector to do more to meet community needs.” The proposed budget also eliminates the Housing Trust Fund, a program financed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac profits. Also, where is the next emerging market […]

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Elaine Lustig Cohen Scarf for Hermes

May 21, 2017 1:45 pm

Hermès Collaborates With The Glass House to Create the Centered Rhyme Scarf Elaine Lustig Cohen (1927-2016) was an influential graphic designer, artist, and rare book dealer. Her first client was Philip Johnson (1906-2005) when he commissioned her to design the lettering and signage for his iconic Seagram Building. In 2015 Pierre-Alexis Dumas, artistic director of […]

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We Summer in the Hamptons

May 21, 2017 1:45 pm

When separating the haves from the have-nots, owners of summer homes tend to reside enviably in the former category. Indeed, a select few seem to have no problem whatsoever turning the word “summer” into a verb—“We summer in the Hamptons.” While it’s easy to dismiss that set, who wouldn’t relish the opportunity to flee urban […]

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You Can Make a DIY Cardboard Chair This Weekend

May 21, 2017 1:45 pm

Guerilla Furniture Design is a do-it-yourself bible by designer and carpenter Will Holman. Here, we excerpt his step-by-step guide for how to make a Cardboard Cantilever Chair at home. Catch our furniture-themed September issue for more inspiration! Cantilever chairs first appeared in the 1920s, as designers in Europe began to experiment with radical forms and […]

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