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Before and After: This Kitchen Wound Up Costing $20,000

This kitchen was pretty cute and had a ton of storage, but it was sadly cut off from the rest of the home. Enter an interior …

Dining Rooms

“White-Boxing” Is the Hot New Real Estate Strategy for Selling Your Home

For a long time, the popular strategy behind preparing a home to go on the market has been to put the home’s best foot forward. Any realtor would …

Real Estate

8 Reasons You're Waking Up Mid-Sleep, and How to Fix Them

One minute you’re snoozing peacefully, the next you’re wide awake in the dead of night. Sound familiar? Unless you’re blessed enough to conk out like …

Sleep

The Operatic Wailing of a French Bulldog Remixed Into a Danceable Cover of ‘I Will Always Love You’

Walter Geoffrey the French bulldog who made quite a name for himself when he indignantly yelled at his human in a strangely amazing operatic tenor …

A new revolutionary way to sell your home for Zero commission - Los Angeles, CA Patch

Equity Center Real Estate announces a new revolutionary way to sell your home for Zero commission<p>(Westlake Village, CA) - Equity Center Real Estate’s …

Boomers cashing in on high-value homes to buy vacation properties

Retirees driving demand for recreational real estate – often to live in year-round, finds survey

Don’t Paint Your Home’s Exterior Until You Read This

Painting exterior brick is a distinct design choice that can completely change the visual appeal of your home. Brick buildings are tried-and-true …

5 Scientifically-Proven Hacks for People Who Have Problems With Sleep

Not getting enough shut-eye can be a major life problem.<p>Not getting enough sleep can be a major life problem. Housewares retailer Moshells recently surveyed 2,000 people in the United States and found that 64 percent of them feel they're not getting enough sleep, with nearly a third reporting that …

17 Paleo Meal-Prep Recipes to Make Once and Eat All Week

Let’s be honest: It’s tough sticking to the Paleo diet. By Thursday, it’s tempting to order pizza and call it a day. But thanks to the miracle of …

Healthy Eating

Hedge Fund Bets $10 Million It Knows Location Of Amazon's HQ2

New York asset manager Third Avenue is betting $10 million of its nearly $2 billion Real Estate Value Fund that Amazon's new HQ2 will be located in …

Miracle moisturiser hailed as 'wonder cure' for children's eczema and adult psoriasis is on sale for £4

A miracle moisturiser has been hailed as a "wonder cure" for children's eczema and adult psoriasis - and it is on sale for £3.99.<p>Over the last few …

5 Interior Designers All Couples Who Live Together Should Follow

So let's say you're engaged or newly married, and you've come together with your partner during this very special time only to realize (probably not for the first time) that either: A) they have horrible taste in decor, B) they have completely opposite taste in decor, C) they have no opinion on …

Comic Books

How to be a good landlord

Start by understanding local housing laws<p>While every city boasts prominent landlords who rent and manage apartment buildings on a large scale, it’s the small property owners who support much of a city’s housing stock. These small-scale landlords may rent one unit from the building they live in, or …

Real Estate

What I wish I’d known when budgeting for a renovation

It’ll likely cost much more than you expect<p>When my partner and I renovated our Brooklyn apartment in 2017, we budgeted carefully for the project. We did research on the price per square foot for similar projects in New York City, and we talked to several architects about what would be realistic. So …

Home Improvement

10 of the biggest turn offs when viewing property, according to renters

<b>The is booming and now accounts for 20 per cent of all households. The market is massive and highly competitive, but renters can still be put off</b> …

10 of the biggest turn offs when viewing property, according to renters

The rental market in the UK is booming and now accounts for 20 per cent of all households. The market is massive and highly competitive, but renters …

United Kingdom

Ditching money-losing condo the first step in helping this couple reach a prosperous retirement

<b>Situation:</b> B.C. homeowners have an unprofitable rental, wonder if they can afford a bigger house<p><b>Solution:</b> Sell the loser, use proceeds to get a …

These Are the 5 Most Popular Home Organization Steals on Amazon

We love Amazon for its affordable prices, timely shipping, and Prime discounts. But the sheer amount of customers eager to leave honest product …

Research Shows the Best Resumes and Cover Letters Use These Words and Phrases (in Moderation)

If you want to land an interview, create resumes and cover letters that are light on self-promotion and heavy on ingratiation.<p>While your résumé won't get you the job you really want, if you're following a standard hiring process, a good cover letter and résumé are necessary to get you to the next …

Life lessons from Tadahisa Sakai, the last descendant of a Japanese samurai clan

About 150 years ago, at the end of Japan’s Edo period, a civil war resulted in the end of the samurai culture and the birth of modern Japan. One …

How the New U.S. Tax Law Impacts Property Owners

Real estate investors and developers see a win, while individual homeowners face a loss of deductions<p>Even before U.S. President Donald Trump signed …

7 Small bedroom designs by professional experts

The bedroom is typically a place to sleep and relax so honestly, you don't actually need that much space. The important thing is to make it the most …

How to Rent Out a Condo: Watch Out! It's Not the Same as a Home

How to rent out a condo: This may seem like a simple question, but if you own a condominium, you probably know it's actually rather complicated.<p>For …

The top 3 property new year's resolutions for 2018 (and how to keep them)

New year’s resolutions are notoriously difficult to keep. In fact, research suggests only 9 per cent of people actually keep theirs.<p>When it comes to …

Hacks, bribes and bugs: Uber accused of illegal snooping on rivals

Filing: Explosive allegations against ride-hailing biz revealed in letter from former stafferUber has been accused of illegal intelligence gathering, …

Here’s how much Uber drivers really make

People looking to make a quick buck are increasingly getting involved in the sharing economy — but it may not be as worthwhile as it sounds, a new …

4 Wow-Worthy (and Doable!) Upgrades for Blah-Like Kitchens

Designing a kitchen or bathroom is one of those things I tend to geek out over — choosing the right tile, paint colors, and, of course, there’s my …

Someone in 2010 bought 2 pizzas with 10,000 bitcoins — which today would be worth $100 million

On May 22, 2010, a developer bought two pizzas using 10,000 units of a then-little-known digital currency called bitcoin.<p>Today, the price of a single bitcoin has hit $10,000— making 10,000 of them worth a staggering $100 million (£75 million).<p>Bitcoin is going nuclear. Just a year ago, it was …

Cryptocurrency