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Bathroom Mirrors That Make a Statement

December 24, 2016 6:24 am

When we wake up and rub our eyes in the morning, the first thing we do is head for the mirror to start our day. The last thing we do before bed is wash away the day in front of the mirror. Like lighting, mirrors are one of the most important elements in a bathroom […]

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My Houzz: Christmas in New Zealand (20 photos)

December 24, 2016 6:24 am

Working within the restrictions of their local area, New Zealand couple Wayne and Irene Veale managed to build a small home for themselves that thankfully doesn’t feel small. With volume added where it matters, such as vaulted ceilings in the living space and spare bedrooms, there is still plenty of… Houzz Galleries

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Kitchen of the Week: A Designer Navigates Her Own Remodel (9 photos)

December 24, 2016 6:24 am

A few months after purchasing her home, designer Nicole White started planning out her dream kitchen — or at least the dream kitchen she could imagine in this space. She spent two to three weeks working on a design that would give her a large island and a kitchen sink under the window. In the […]

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9 Tips for Selling Your House in Winter

December 22, 2016 2:09 pm

With people away on trips and cold weather making house hunting less appealing, winter can be a challenging time to sell your home. On the other hand, fewer homes on…

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How America Got Its First Christmas Tree

December 22, 2016 2:09 pm

Christmas trees now sparkle in millions of homes, but did you ever wonder how the tradition began? No doubt there are several stories regarding the start of this custom, and…

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ATTOM: Affordability at worst point since 2008

December 22, 2016 6:24 am

ATTOM Data Solutions released a new report showing that affordability is at its lowest point since 2008, and only getting worse as home prices increase and housing inventory goes down. The counties with unaffordable housing compared to their historic averages more than doubled. However, one economist completely disagrees. HousingWire.com Topics

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Cash sales in September increased for third month in a row

December 22, 2016 6:24 am

Cash sales increased once again in September, marking the third consecutive month of increases. However, the share of cash sales is still down from last year. Distressed sales, in fact, hit their lowest point since 2007. HousingWire.com Topics

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Refurbished Apple Watches are now available through the official store

December 22, 2016 6:24 am

It was only about a month ago that Apple finally added the iPhone to its refurbished online offerings, along with iMacs and MacBooks, and now the company’s got another key addition. Starting this week, the company has added Apple Watches to its official refurbed store, with prices starting at $229 for the 38mm version of […]

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This guy combined an iPhone and an HTC Vive to make a virtual camera (sort of like the ones used for Avatar and Inside Out)

December 22, 2016 6:24 am

When a movie is more CG than it is real — think movies like Avatar or any of Pixar’s stuff, where all or nearly all of the environment is rendered — a new challenge appears: the camera. Getting a fake camera (like the one in a rendering program) to move and behave like a real […]

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Do Palm Springs Like Zsa Zsa in the '60s

December 22, 2016 6:24 am

I am a marvelous housekeeper. Every time I leave a man, I keep his house,” Zsa Zsa Gabor famously said. The actress with the long eyelashes and the honied Hungarian accent died this week, but her spirit lives in irreverent quotes – and homes like this mid-century modern in Palm Springs. The $969,000 listing says Gabor lived here, but […]

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