U.S. New-Home Sales Fall in January

U.S. New-Home Sales Fall in January Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesWASHINGTON—Sales of new homes in the U.S. fell in January, signaling a weak start to 2019 for the troubled U.S. housing industry. New-home sales fell 6.9% in January from a month earlier to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 607,000, the Commerce Department said Thursday. […]

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6 Tax Myths Even Smart Homeowners Believe Are True: How Many Misled You?

6 Tax Myths Even Smart Homeowners Believe Are True: How Many Misled You? iStockTaxes are confusing enough as it is—throw in the recent Tax Cuts and Jobs Act overhaul, and it’s understandable if you’re flummoxed. But fear not! With all the mayhem and misconceptions flying around this year now that the new tax code has taken effect, we’re here to set […]

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With This DIY Sporting Goods Catch-All, Game Day Is No Sweat

This project will help you organize your garage and become the MVP of DIY projects. With all your sporting gear in the same place, you’ll always be prepared when someone yells, “Where’s my basketball?” (Or volleyball, hockey stick, tennis racket, etc.) See how it’s done, then follow the step-by-step instructions to build one of your own. 1. […]

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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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