Monthly Archives: February 2015

4 Key Tips for Using Home Decor Stores Online

If you’re ready to decorate your NY apartment, home decor stores online can be a godsend. Online shopping has made it possible to simultaneously buy a toaster, bake a chocolate babka, and binge-watch Sherlock, all while dying your hair and … Continue reading

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Modernism Week: A 10th Anniversary Celebration of Midcentury Design

Modernism Week, the annual celebration of mid-century modern design, architecture, art, fashion and culture took place in Palm Springs, February 12–22, 2015. The February edition of Previews® Inside Out covered the event from all angles. Read an interview with Lisa … Continue reading

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10 Do It Yourself Projects You Can Do in a Weekend

You’re probably staying inside more now that it’s cold out. Why not spend some of that time improving your NYC apartment? Here are 10 easy do it yourself projects that you can finish this weekend! Image Source: MorgueFile 1. Create … Continue reading

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Dog One of Twenty Thousand

20,000 homes for 20,000 adoptable dogs in 2015 That is the goal of our Homes for Dogs project that was announced in conjunction with our Home’s Best Friend commercial which debuted during the Academy Awards. Within just three days of … Continue reading

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The Yard Sign Goes Up…What Happens Next?

You’ve decided to sell your home. You’ve interviewed real estate agents, asking these 4 important questions. You’ve prepared your home for sale by making updates and repairs. You’ve even staged your home for optimal viewing. The yard sign is firmly … Continue reading

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Creating a Cozy House in NYC? Yes, Please!

A cozy house filled with the scent of baking cookies and gingerbread, Bing Crosby music wafting from the speakers, and a roaring fire going in the fireplace as the centerpiece of it all: This is what many of us think … Continue reading

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6 New Homeowner Mistakes You Must Avoid

Guest Post by Home Advisor Congratulations! You’re embarking on an exciting, new adventure — owning your first home! As you get ready to sign the papers and start living in your new abode, it’s crucial that you don’t ignore some … Continue reading

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Who’s Living in the In-Law Suite? Boomerang Kids and Aging Parents

In recent years, real estate agents and home builders have noted an increase in requests for multigenerational housing. According to a PulteGroup Home Index survey, 15 percent of respondents currently had parents living with them, but over twice that amount … Continue reading

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Government-Backed Loans: What Buyers and Sellers Need to Know About FHA, VA, or RD Financing

The Grand Rapids realty market is on fire. There are a ton of young buyers in this market — we’ve even claimed a spot in the top 10 cities for millennial home buyers. With this title, we run into a … Continue reading

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Brighten Up Your Home with Inexpensive Decorative Lights

Lighting is an important element in home design that’s often overlooked. A string of lights can be an inexpensive way to brighten up your New York apartment. Try out these tricks for spicing up your home with inexpensive decorative lights. … Continue reading

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