Jennifer Billock


Jennifer Billock is an award-winning writer, bestselling author, and editor. She is currently dreaming of an around-the-world trip with her Boston terrier.
This Is a Real Estate Pro’s Favorite Section of Costco
Real Estate
For home staging tricks.
3 days ago
13 Halloween Games for Adults to Play at Parties This Spooky Season
Trick or drink, anyone?
Sep 29, 2023
3 Homebuyers on Why They Bought Houses Smaller than 800 Square Feet
Real Estate
Small houses can be more economically feasible.
Sep 27, 2023
You Need to Clean Your Dryer Vent to Prevent a Future Fire
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Here’s how.
Sep 21, 2023
11 One-Player Card Games for When You’re Tired of Solitaire
Fifty-two cards, endless hours of solo entertainment.
Sep 18, 2023
6 Signs It’s Time to Get a New Washing Machine
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Appliance pros share how long washers last and when to start shopping for a new one.
Sep 16, 2023
How Early Is Too Early to Decorate for Halloween?
Asking for a friend.
Sep 14, 2023
What the Color of Your Mailbox Says About You
Real Estate
According to real estate experts.
Sep 6, 2023
Why One Home Inspector Says to Be Wary of "Basement Smell"
Real Estate
It’s typically not a good thing.
Sep 5, 2023
This Is How You Can Shrink a Sweater
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According to laundry pros.
Aug 29, 2023
15 Halloween Game Ideas to Try After You've Carved All the Pumpkins
Try these spooky-fun games with the whole family.
Aug 29, 2023
3 Things You Should Always Do to Your Bookshelves Before an Open House
Real Estate
And a few mistakes to avoid.
Aug 21, 2023
Everything You Know About Packing a Moving Box Is Wrong
Real Estate
Here's how to avoid these all too common mistakes.
Aug 17, 2023
7 Essential Oils You Can Use for Your Laundry
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And how to use them properly.
Aug 16, 2023
10 Quick Board & Card Games That Take Less Than an Hour to Play
Tired of hours-long games? These take 60 minutes or less from start to finish.
Aug 6, 2023
What the Color of Your Bedroom Says About You
Real Estate
The pros reveal the symbolism behind paint colors.
Aug 2, 2023
These 10 States Have the Highest HOA Fees in the U.S.
Real Estate
Ahh, HOA fees. You either love them or you hate them.
Jul 17, 2023
How to Clean Your Window AC Unit So Your Home Stays Cool This Summer
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So that it runs smoothly this summer.
Jul 17, 2023
I Would Never Organize My Books by Color
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Here’s what I do instead.
Jul 14, 2023
Ever Heard of “Chicago Windows”? Here’s How to Spot Them.
Real Estate
They’re actually not named after the city.
Jul 8, 2023
The Room Spray That Has Friends Asking How My Home Smells So Good
It turns the room into a sanctuary.
Jun 26, 2023
How to Get Rid of Drain Flies and Fruit Flies
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And how to tell the difference between the two.
Jun 23, 2023
Why You Should Clean Your Suitcase Immediately After a Trip
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According to cleaning pros, you should be cleaning it right away. Here’s why and how to do it.
Jun 16, 2023
What the Color of Your Front Door Says About You
Real Estate
According to folklore.
Jun 13, 2023
5 Things You Should Always Do at the Airport Before Boarding
According to flight attendants and gold status flyers.
Jun 12, 2023
5 Dollar-Tree Finds Every First-Time Homeowner Needs
Dollar Tree to the rescue.
Jun 7, 2023
The One Thing Home Inspectors Want You to Know About Gutters
This single piece of advice is worthwhile.
Jun 5, 2023
I Tried the "Move-Out Method" and It Cleared Out My Closet in 2 Hours
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This decluttering method helped me finally conquer my clutter.
May 30, 2023
You Should Pack a Kitchen Cabinet Before Anything Else When You Move
Real Estate
Here’s why one moving logistic expert swears by it.
May 17, 2023
What You Need to Know Before Spraying Your Yard for Mosquitoes
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According to pest experts.
May 14, 2023
Real Estate Pros Want You to Paint Your Home These Colors
Real Estate
Just promise not to paint that beautiful brownstone, limestone, or brick facade.
May 5, 2023
5 Simple Front Yard Projects Realtors Say You Should Do Every Year
Real Estate
These quick fixes give an instant boost of curb appeal.
May 1, 2023
What Is a "Split Bedroom" and Why Would I Want One?
Real Estate
Experts recommend them for a few specific groups.
Apr 20, 2023
7 Little Luxuries to Treat Yourself After Doing All Those Deep-Cleaning Tasks This Spring
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Done with spring cleaning? Treat yourself to these little luxuries.
Apr 23, 2023
Is There a Minimum Size for a Bedroom? Here's What Experts Say.
Real Estate
Check to see if your bedroom meets legal requirements.
Apr 22, 2023
4 Trends You're Going to See in Every Real Estate Listing Photo This Year
Real Estate
Keep an eye out for these while Zillow scrolling.
Apr 5, 2023