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11 Reasons Why Your Home Isn't Selling

When you first put your house on the market, you might be hopeful for a quick sale—especially if you’ve put a lot of money into improving the house over the years and if the neighborhood is one that has historically attracted a lot of buyers. While you shouldn’t panic if the house doesn’t sell the moment you list it, you should begin to worry... (more)

Keep Your Home Safe Without Compromising Style

Home accidents cause nearly 13 million injuries a year. Some simple updates to your home can help you avoid these accidents, as well as give your rooms a facelift. People often think that home improvement projects mean a complete overhaul of a room, but there are dozens of smaller updates that people can DIY that can have a big impact on the room. It’s... (more)

Do You Know the 3 Keys to Home Staging?

  Staging your home while it’s on the market is one of the most effective ways to sell it for top dollar. Start by addressing natural light, say the experts at Stagetecture.com. Ample natural light makes the home appear larger and inviting. Avoid minimizing natural light with heavy window treatments—instead, hang sheers, and open them during showings. Next,... (more)

Quick, Affordable Home Renovations

By Barbara Pronin Everyone gets bored with their surroundings occasionally—especially when the winter doldrums set in and we are spending more time at home. A quick renovation can help boost your mood, and doesn’t necessarily mean spending a lot of money. Designers offer four tips for giving your home new interest while spending minimal dollars: Use paint and... (more)

7 Ways to Cut Household Clutter

Keeping a household in order is no easy feat, especially for busy families. Homeowners can maintain an organized, clutter-free home by tackling clean-outs strategically. 1. Do spring cleaning year-round. Twice a year, go through your closets and clean out clothes, especially your children’s clothes. If items have not been worn in over a year, let them go. 2.... (more)

8 Ways to Bring Big Style to Small Spaces

As college students prepare to move into dorm rooms and apartments, they trim their packing lists and often sacrifice style due to space restraints. Although it may seem difficult to bring big style into tight quarters, there are several small things you can do to bring your personality to life on move-in day. “Dorm rooms can sometimes feel drab and uninspiring,... (more)

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