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Six Hot Home Design Trends for Spring 2014!

(BPT)—Does the change of seasons have you itching to refresh a tired, lackluster room? Or maybe you're looking for some small ways to make a big impact on your home's style? Whatever the case may be, here are some of this season's most buzzed-about home trends and how...

Hottest Fireplace Trends for 2014

Hottest fireplace trends for 2014 are on this year's agenda! Over the years, fireplaces have been a familiar feature in many homes, however until very recently, they have undergone very little change from the traditional hearth. According to Napoleon Fireplaces, 2014...

Home Improvements? Yes, Please!

Want to spruce up your home this year? Well, I will start by saying that making a New Year's resolution is common, and many people set goals for ways to improve themselves. If you have set a goal to lose weight, learn a new skill or get promoted, congratulations. But...

New Year, New Look: Home Design Trends of 2014

Cool, soft colors, open spaces with natural lighting and modern, angular details are the top home design trends of 2014, according to newly released information by Pulte Homes. "Many of the prevailing trends from 2013 will be seen in 2014, but with a softer and more...

When to Repair and When to Replace?!

Deciding when to repair and when to replace a broken product often feels like an expensive guess. "Repairing broken items or keeping them going as long as possible isn't always the best way to save money," says Celia Kuperszmid-Lehrman, Deputy Content Editor of Home...

Why 2013 Might Be Housing’s Best Year Ever!

After nearly a decade of disaster that reached levels of despair not seen since the Great Depression, 2013 was more than a turnaround year. Within its short life, it changed housing from a liability to an asset so favorable that it had the power to take the rest of...

5 Tips for Improving Financial Fitness in 2014!

New Year’s resolutions are nothing new, and, according to the credit reporting firm Transunion, nearly 40 percent of Americans say they will make at least one big financial change in their life next year. More than 32 percent say they will save more money, while 28...

Looking for a New You in the New Year?

In January, the job search websites go crazy as people start the new year resolved to find work that’s more satisfying. “While thousands of people are dealing with the tragedy of unemployment, many others are looking for jobs that are more fulfilling than the ones...