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By Michael Hiatt | Lifestyles, Real Estate, Opinion

10 Real Estate Trends To Keep An Eye On In 2016

Nearly everywhere you turn, you hear news of the rebounding housing market. Not only is it bouncing back, but it’s also making a huge comeback with …

14 Brilliant Bathroom Design Ideas

We all pay so much attention to keeping the rest of our home beautiful, but when it comes to the bathroom, a pretty shower mat or curtain seems to be …

7 Helpful Tips for First-time Homebuyers

Looking for a new home can be a pretty exciting task. With that much money on the line, it's worthwhile to read up on the process before you set out. …

Stand Out! Ask Me How...

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Self-improvement

Articles about tech savvy homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

A design-build firm with a flair for modernism creates a stylish indoor/outdoor living space in Winter Park.<p>Two West Coast transplants, priced out of San Francisco, build their North Carolina dream home.<p>In a leafy Toronto neighborhood, a Cor-Ten–clad family home is wired for the future.<p>From …

Palo Alto

10 Ways to Overhaul Your Curb Appeal

Give an exterior a whole new look is as easy as focusing on the front door.<p>Make a good first impression with a stylish front door.

The 10 Best Beaches in The World

From Hawaii to New Zealand, the most beautiful vacation destinations in the world.<p>From Hawaii to New Zealand, the most beautiful vacation destinations in the world.

16 Crazy Bedrooms That Break The Mold

From a remote-control pull-out bed to custom-made double bunks, these 16 dramatic bedrooms are true showstoppers.<p>From a remote-control pull-out bed to custom-made double bunks, these 16 dramatic bedrooms are true showstoppers.

Interior Design

24 Summer Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

It's summertime, and the cookin's easy—master these ultimate summer dishes and eat well through September

Cooking

The 16 Most Bizarre And Beautiful Homes We've Ever Seen

A look at one-of-a-kind homes.<p>As homeowners shift toward more sustainable, off-the-grid, DIY habitats, unique homes are inevitable. Here we look at 16 innovative, bizarre, and one-of-a-kind homes and what makes them stand out.

10 things billionaires won’t tell you

<b>1.“We just get richer and richer.”</b><p>The past 35 years have been a period of extraordinary wealth creation by billionaires, according to a new “2015 …

Mark Zuckerberg

70+ Colorful Bathrooms to Inspire Your Next Makeover

These happy-hued spaces will brighten up your day, even if you're not planning a remodel anytime soon.<p>Crisp, cool blues ... fiery reds ... there's inspiration here from every color in the rainbow. Want more ideas? We've got 135+ designer bathrooms right this way.

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

10 Books That Could Change the Way You Understand Modern Cities

Books

The Prettiest Colors to Paint Your Front Door

It's the easiest way to add instant curb appeal.<p>Go sunny with a cheery yellow, demure with a dove gray or bold with a true red. After all, your front door is your home's and first impression. Make it a good one.

Inventory Shortages – The Next Bubble? - The Zebra Blog

While my company has an international reach, many of my clients are based in the Puget Sound area of Washington State which is currently a very hot …

James Keach buys condo in Santa Monica for $4.4 million

James Keach, who produced and acted in “Walk the Line,” has bought a condominium in Santa Monica for $4.4 million.<p>The remodeled unit has high ceilings, multiple terraces and patios, a fireplace, an eat-in kitchen, a dining room, three bedrooms, three bathrooms and 2,817 square feet of living space. …

Real Estate

Home affordability sees biggest drop since 2004

There is a downside to rapidly rising home prices: declining home affordability.<p>The share of new and existing homes affordable to median-income …

Housing

Fewer homes repossessed by lenders in October

Fewer U.S. homes are completing the foreclosure process and ending up repossessed by banks because investors are increasingly buying up properties …

18 Rooms with Breathtaking Views

Vistas of the ocean, mountains, pools, and, gardens.<p>Not only are these rooms impeccably decorated, they also feature vistas of the ocean, mountains, pools, and gardens.

All Things Real Estate BHGRE

7 Smart Steps Every New Homeowner Should Take

Turning the key in a lock that no landlord has access to, reading in a hammock in your own backyard and painting your dining room bright red - what …

Personal Finance

10 Traits of Emotionally Resilient People

Brad Waters, <i>Guest Writer</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>Ten years ago this month, Hara Estroff Marano, Editor-at-Large for <i>Psychology Today,</i> wrote in her article “The Art …