The President’s Day Sofa Sales To Shop This Weekend
How are you planning on celebrating President’s Day? (Besides listening to the Hamilton soundtrack, of course.) If you’re lucky, you’ll have Monday off. But unlike most other three-day weekends, there aren’t President’s Day get-togethers or traditions. Unless you count the not-so-official tradition of shopping online sales. Which, thankfully, is something we can all do, even if you don’t get Monday off.
Feb 16, 2018
These 9 Stores Have the Best Return Policies
Oh, the joys of online shopping. Not only can you bypass crazy long checkout lines and cramped dressing rooms, you get all the stuff you ordered delivered straight to your front door. The only drawback: Returning items that don’t work for you can be trickier when the post office gets involved. That’s why it pays to know ahead of time which stores have stellar return policies, so you can have a totally worry-free online shopping experience.
Feb 16, 2018
Disney Fans Are Going to Flip Over Their New Homewares Store
Big news, Disney fans: now you can deck out your whole house, courtesy of the mouse. That’s right, a new store dedicated exclusively to housewares has opened at Disneyland in Southern California. Located in the Downtown Disney District, Disney Home sells (you guessed it) Disney-themed home goods from glassware to linens, kitchen accessories and more, according to a Disney Parks blog post about the opening. The curated assortment will also change seasonally.
Feb 16, 2018
Is Skinny the New Tiny? This Super-Slim $1.4M Brownstone Fits Into a ‘Growing’ Trend
With urban real estate by the foot at an ever-increasing premium, building or renovating “gap houses” — super-slim buildings designed to fit into the narrow egress between two more historic structures — are a growing trend around the globe, like this $1.4 million townhouse in London that’s only 91 inches wide.
Feb 16, 2018
Before & After: One Big Change to a Dreamy New York Apartment
In another real estate market, you might take a pass on that otherwise perfect place with one or two not so great features. But not in New York. When, after almost a year of searching, Gall and Ingrid found this stunning Upper East Side apartment, they knew they were onto something good — even though the kitchen left a little bit to be desired. Look at those bay windows! There were three in the living room, and one in each of the two bedrooms.
Feb 16, 2018
Want to Predict The Hot New Neighborhood? Follow The Dogs
By analyzing every single dog registration in New York City between 2012 and 2016, a new report by the New York Times claims that in order to understand urban real estate trends these days — which neighborhoods are poppin’ versus which may have begun to bottom out — all we need to do is “follow Fido.
Feb 16, 2018
Common Household Items You Didn’t Know Had Reset Buttons
Is there anything more gratifying than a reset button? When your cell phone is acting finicky, you reset it and suddenly the world returns to normal, right? Turns out there are a bunch of household items that have one, and knowing a problem can be fixed by pushing a button — instead of shouting and swearing, or worse, calling customer service or a repair service —might just save your sanity. Some of these will be quite familiar, but there are a few that you might not know about.
Feb 16, 2018
Are Interest Rates Rising? What Can I Do?
If you’ve been keeping an eye on the real estate market recently, you’ve probably heard a few rumours about rising interest rates flying around. We’re sad to say that what you’ve been hearing is true — but that doesn’t mean you should give up hope on your dreams of becoming a homeowner. Keep reading to learn more about what’s happening with interest rates today — and what you can do to stay competitive.
Feb 16, 2018
Chip & Joanna’s Spring Collection for Target Is a Breath of Fresh Air
While the end of Fixer Upper may have dashed our dreams of getting our very own shiplap makeover courtesy of Chip and Joanna, their collection with Target has been one way we can emulate the duo’s farmhouse chic aesthetic. Their collaboration with Target was first announced in September of last year, and this is the second time the line has undergone a “refresh” with seasonally-pegged items.
Feb 16, 2018
A Pop Art-Filled Loft in Portland’s Pearl District
Name: Myisha and Armon Moore Location: Pearl District — Portland, Oregon Size: 996 square feet Years lived in: 2 years, renting Our home is a blend of both of our personalities. Armon is a Creative Director and I ( Myisha) am a Digital Brand Manager. Armon loves to play with color and I love storytelling through design. Pop art definitely speaks to us both; it’s fun, whimsical and most importantly, it provides a feeling of sunshine/brightness to the grey skies of Portland, Oregon.
Feb 16, 2018
House Tour: Blue in Brooklyn
House Tour: Blue in Brooklyn
Feb 16, 2018