5 Home Staging Ideas That Work Wonders During Winter

5 Home Staging Ideas That Work Wonders During Winter Aiselin82/iStockWinter is the time of year when most home buyers, like bears, retreat to their own cozy homes and hibernate. So what if you have a house you must sell right now, winter be damned? Despite what you’ve heard, winter can actually work to a home seller’s advantage. […]

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10 Kitchen Design Fails So Bad, You’ll Lose Your Lunch

10 Kitchen Design Fails So Bad, You’ll Lose Your Lunch istock/excentric_01As much as homeowners love their kitchens, kitchen design fails happen—and few people know this better than Dina Holland. Holland is an interior designer in Needham, MA, with a wildly popular Instagram account, PleaseHateTheseThings, where she highlights the worst home decor fails she’s ever seen. She started by posting […]

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Love to Entertain? 7 Features Your Home Must Have to Host Right

Love to Entertain? 7 Features Your Home Must Have to Host Right vgajic/iStockDo you love hosting dinner parties, holiday gatherings, even full-on New Year’s Eve bashes at home? Then you’ll want to make sure your house is rigged with a few essential features that make entertaining a breeze. Whether you’re looking to buy a new place or considering a […]

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How Long Does It Take to Build Credit History From Scratch?

How Long Does It Take to Build Credit History From Scratch? cnythzl/iStockHow long does it take to build credit history? If you ever plan to buy a house, establishing a track record of past payments is essential, because it proves to mortgage lenders that you’ve paid people back (which means they’ll be more apt to loan you money […]

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Former Paris Hilton Party Pad (With Stripper Pole) for Sale in Hollywood Hills

Former Paris Hilton Party Pad (With Stripper Pole) for Sale in Hollywood Hills Rosdiana Ciaravolo/Getty Images; realtor.comIf poles could talk! This particular pole would unspool tawdry tales of Paris Hilton‘s parties in the Hollywood Hills. The socialite once owned this entertainer’s paradise, and had it completely redone by celebrity designer Faye Resnick to suit Hilton’s taste […]

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Your Top 5 Fireplace Questions, Answered

Fireplaces are one of the most sought-after home features, but using one can be intimidating, and you’ve probably got questions. Here’s a quick guide to get you and your fire started this fall. How do I use a wood-burning fireplace? If a cave man can start a fire, so can you. 1. Get your chimney […]

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