Get Housing’s Hottest New Trend: Wearable Tiny Homes!

H. Armstrong Roberts/ClassicStock/Getty ImagesPascal Le Segretain/Getty Images; Samuel de Roman/Getty Images Unless you’ve had your head buried in some massive McMansion for the past decade, you’re probably aware that tiny houses are just about the biggest trend around. These miniature abodes—which rarely exceed 500 square feet—are cheap, eco-friendly, and oh so cute. Which explains why folks ranging from NFL star Deion […]

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No More Teacher’s Dirty Looks, Albion Schoolhouse Is an A-Plus Conversion

realtor.com Sharpen your No. 2 pencil, because we’re testing your ability to spot a bargain. The restored and remodeled Albion Schoolhouse in California’s Mendocino County isn’t just a cool place to live; it also comes with a county permit allowing the owner to rent it out for events. Given its reputation for hosting area parties—weddings, receptions, bar mitzvahs—those events could cover […]

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Director James Gunn Is Blasting Out of Studio City

Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage With “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” ready to be released in May, you’d think director and writer James Gunn wouldn’t have a spare moment to sell his home in Studio City, let alone move out of it. However, given the (almost) sure-fire success of his sequel to the beloved comic-book movie, Gunn’s ready to make a move. […]

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Joanna Gaines of ‘Fixer Upper’ Is on Her Own! Here’s a Sneak Peek

HGTV Tears were shed earlier this week over the Season 4 finale of “Fixer Upper”—how will we survive without our regular fix of Chip and Joanna Gaines? Well, it turns out we may not have to go into full-on home decor withdrawal, and here’s why: Joanna has her own spinoff, “Fixer Upper: Behind the Design.” God bless America! While there’s […]

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Small Garden? These Shrubs Won’t Crowd You Out

Spring Meadow Nursery It’s the dream of many a homeowner: a property full of mature trees, endless flower beds overflowing with English-Country-Garden abandon and tall lilac bushes scenting the spring air. The horticultural reality? Skimpy townhouse terraces, grudging high-rise balconies and shrinking suburban yards. To the rescue of the chlorophyll-craving masses: the plant industry. Recognizing […]

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Now Trending in 2017: Wood Accents for the Home

chuckcollier/iStock A high-quality hardwood floor is one of the most sought-after amenities in a home. But this year, wood accents—clocks, trays, sculptures, furniture, and even walls—are becoming just as popular. Wooden furnishings add warmth and a charm that many homeowners are currently craving. Here are five reasons why we’re loving wood right now. Reason No. 1: […]

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Don’t Panic! 3 Money-Saving, Last-Minute Tax Tips for Homeowners

kroach/iStock It’s heeeere: tax time. Although the deadline is a little later this year (April 18—thank you, weekend!), we’re still getting a bit close for comfort. This is especially true for homeowners who, rather than taking the easy-peasy standard deduction, generally prefer to save a bundle by taking the complicated path of itemizing their deductions instead. […]

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