8 Curb Appeal Boosters You Can Do in a Weekend

A polished home exterior creates an inviting experience for visitors or passersby, which is especially important if your home is on the market. Check out our tips to get the most curb appeal for the lowest cost – while turning your neighbors’ heads and getting prospective buyers to your door. Clean up The easiest way […]

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8 Romantic Home Decor Ideas That Are Anything but Cheesy

8 Romantic Home Decor Ideas That Are Anything but Cheesy joebrandt/iStockLong-stemmed roses, red table linens, an expensive tasting menu at a stuffy French restaurant: There’s nothing inherently wrong with partaking in these Valentine’s Day clichés. But if you’ve opted to stay in this year in favor of a low-key celebration, how can you make your […]

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3 Must-Do’s Before Listing Your House for Sale

Planning to sell your house this year? Now’s the perfect time to prep it for listing! Set aside a couple of weekends to do the work, and follow these three steps. Then, get ready to make a great impression on potential buyers and cinch the deal. Step 1: Clean and declutter It may sound obvious, […]

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I’ve Discovered the Secret to Domestic Bliss: His-and-Her Bathrooms

I’ve Discovered the Secret to Domestic Bliss: His-and-Her Bathrooms canbedone/iStockAfter living with my fiancée, Alex, for the past six months, I’m convinced I’ve found the secret to living in harmony: separate bathrooms. Don’t get me wrong: I love living with Alex. Aside from experiencing a few growing pains on my end (read: I’m still learning how […]

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Recently Retired Texas Ranger Adrian Beltre Selling $3.3M Dallas Mansion

Recently Retired Texas Ranger Adrian Beltre Selling $3.3M Dallas Mansion Rick Yeatts/Getty ImagesFuture Hall of Fame third baseman Adrián Beltré is selling his ornate French-inspired mansion in Dallas, TX, for $3.38 million. The listing comes just months after the popular player announced his retirement from baseball. The home is a winner—just like its famous owner. The […]

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Furnace, Boiler or Heat Pump? Time for Heating Systems 101

Heating your home accounts for an inordinate portion of your utility bill, so it pays to choose the most efficient heating system possible. This doesn’t necessarily mean you should upgrade to a different type of system, however. Generally speaking, it’s a bad idea to convert from forced air to central heating, or vice versa, since […]

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Marie Kondo Reveals How to Toss Things You Really Want to Keep

Marie Kondo Reveals How to Toss Things You Really Want to Keep Denise Crew/Netflix; realtor.comWorld-famous organizing guru Marie Kondo helps homeowners declutter their way out of all kinds of tight spots in her new Netflix series, “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo.” Yet in the latest episode, she encounters the toughest clutter to part with of all: sentimental […]

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6 Habits All Successful Home Buyers Have in Common

6 Habits All Successful Home Buyers Have in Common LightFieldStudios/iStock; realtor.comWelcome to 2019! Resolving to eat more kale and take the stairs are fine resolutions. But if this is the year you vow to buy a home, we’d love to suggest a few new habits to help you get there. Here’s a breakdown of home-buying habits […]

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