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4 Design Rules Every Modernist Should Live By

Furnishings mogul Holly Hunt’s Chicago apartment is a lesson in contemporary style Text by Jennifer Fernandez – Photography by Pieter Estersohn – Posted April 8, 2016   It only takes one look at Holly Hunt’s home on Chicago’s Gold Coast to know that the furnishings mogul is a modernist at heart. After a gut renovation […]

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This Is How Fixer Upper’s Chip and Joanna Gaines Deck The Halls

This Is How Fixer Upper’s Chip & Joanna Gaines Deck The Halls Olivia Harrison If you’re like me, you look to Chip and Joanna Gaines for all your home-decor advice. Their rustic design ideas can transform any space — even my shoebox-sized Brooklyn apartment — into a shabby-chic dream. So it makes sense to follow […]

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Zoning Laws Hold Back Multi-Gen Housing

Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, March 16, 2016   Builders say city ordinances nationwide are preventing them from constructing multigenerational housing — an increasingly popular option as more American families are living under one roof — and a shortage of this type of housing is growing. Under One Roof Multigenerational Households a Lasting Trend? […]

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Realtor Survey: Millenials Are No Longer A Renter Generation

Homebuying trend belies conventional wisdom September 24, 2015 Trey Garrison 5 Comments KEYWORDS buying a home getting a mortgage Housing demand Millenials Realtor.com Homebuying trends in 2015 are undermining the image of the Millennials as a generation of renters. realtor.com Chief Economist Jonathan Smoke has argued for some time now that Millennials are not different […]

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Median Home Price Tops $1 Million Here

Daily Real Estate News | Thursday, August 11, 2016   Home prices were on the rise in 83 percent of the metros across the country in the second quarter compared to a year earlier, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. Read more: Home Sales Up as First-Time Buyers Re-Emerge Most notable was San Jose, […]

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SEC Raises Limits for Investment

Gene Trowbridge of Trowbridge Taylor Sidoti LLC explains how real estate crowdfunding may change with the new rules. May 2015 | By Mariwyn Evans Real estate crowdfunding boomed in 2014. Now, new SEC rules for Title IV of the JOBS Act have made crowdfunding even more attractive to real estate deal sponsors. Gene Trowbridge, CCIM, […]

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Multigenerational Households a Lasting Trend?

Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, December 17, 2013 The recession set off a new wave of multigenerational households, which began to increase in late 2007. Fewer new households were created as more people doubled up to ride through economic hard times. College grads moved back home, and aging parents moved in with family. But […]

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Home Buyer Confidence on the Rise

Daily Real Estate News | Thursday, August 11, 2016 Home purchase sentiment reached an all-time survey high in July, an indication that Americans are feeling more upbeat about the housing market, according to Fannie Mae. Overall sentiment rose 3.3 points to a reading of 86.5. Each of the index’s six components– including selling outlook and […]

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8 Unwritten Etiquette Rules Every Home Seller Should Know

  If you’re trying to sell your home, you’ve probably scrutinized it, staged it, and scrubbed it down from floorboards to rooftop as if the folks from Architectural Digest were stopping by for a cover shoot. OK, so it’s in immaculate shape—but your home isn’t the only thing under scrutiny here. You are, too! That’s […]

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Convert Your Patio to Drip Irrigation

  With California facing its worst drought on record, water-wise gardening is now more important than ever. A surprisingly easy way to conserve water and save your garden is to install your own drip irrigation system. (Also, you can then tell your friends and family that you installed your own drip irrigation system, which sounds […]

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