Marshall Bright

The Best Father’s Day Gifts Your Dad Will Actually Get a Kick Out Of
Need a little inspiration? Here are 21 gifts you might not have thought of.
May 2, 2023
Florida Rooms, Hall Trees, and Other Southern Home Terms You Might Not Know
Ever heard of a joggling board?
Nov 20, 2020
5 Things Landlords Will Never Tell You, According to Very Candid Experts
Property managers and brokers tell all.
Oct 25, 2020
My Childhood Home Was on "House Hunters"
And watching the episode was deliciously unsettling.
Aug 6, 2020
The Home-Buying Advice One Real Estate Expert Wants You to Ignore Right Now
Like assessing the value of home-staging during coronavirus.
Jul 2, 2020
7 Things You Absolutely Shouldn't Keep When You Move
No need to hold onto those expired spices.
Mar 30, 2020
The Best Colors to Paint Your Living Room, According To Real Estate Experts
Here's the trick: It's not even really about color.
Oct 31, 2019
12 Things Landlords Hate Seeing in Your Home
While guests may appreciate your decor, all a landlord sees are potential risks.
Oct 15, 2019
The Best Bathroom Paint Colors, According to Real Estate Agents
Make your bathroom feel clean, spacious, and bright—all with just one coat of paint.
Sep 8, 2019
5 'Must-Haves' Homeowners Say You Actually Won't Care That Much About
You definitely won't want that fireplace!
Aug 21, 2019
This New App Lets You Rent Your Neighbor's Pool, Starting at $30/Hour
Rates and availability vary by location, but even in New York City, there are pools available starting at $50 an hour.
Aug 3, 2019
This Hockey Player's Home Went Viral, and You Have to See the Home Theater
What can the salary of a professional hockey player buy these days? For starters, a five-bedroom house in the Pittsburgh suburbs with 7.5 baths, and walk-in wine closet... and a contender for the world's loneliest home theater.
Jul 25, 2019
The Prime Day Instant Pot Deals You Need to Check Out—Even If You Already Own an Instant Pot
Did you know Instant Pot sells other things too?
Jul 16, 2019
10 Things to Buy at IKEA If You’re Moving (Or Just Have a Lot of Stuff)
If you're holding off on an IKEA run until after move-in day, you're missing out big time.
Jul 11, 2019
Why I Hate Walk-In Closets (And You Should Too)
Though many New Yorkers dream of knocking down walls or upgrading to a bigger apartment to get a Carrie Bradshaw-sized closet, living with one of the smallest I'd ever seen for six years taught me that I don't need a walk-in closet. Ever. No one does.
Jun 29, 2019
The One Thing Your Most Put-Together Friends Do Before Moving
It's easy to get so overwhelmed you don't know where to start when moving, but I'll make it simple for you: Here's one thing that you can do, right now.
Jun 26, 2019
Why Real Estate Experts Will Always Recommend Painting Your Home Off-White
It might seem like those House Hunters are being willfully obtuse for refusing to see beyond paint color. But in the real world, paint color does have an effect on homebuyers, albeit a more subtle one.
Jun 15, 2019
I Didn’t Expect to Have a Roommate in My 30s—But Here’s Why I’m Loving It
I had certain expectations for where I'd be at the cusp of 30, and I thought they didn't involve still having to label my cheese.
Jun 8, 2019
The Surprising Thing People Say They Miss The Most When They Move
Moving down the block or across town is stressful enough, but nothing compares to a long-distance move. Those Herculean tasks always remind me of an hilarious Hyperbole and a Half comic: Author Allie Brosh’s excellently described her move from Montana to Oregon as “nearly as stressful and futile as trying to run away from lava in swim fins.” Packing up all your belongings is one thing. Relocating nearly everything in your adult life—utilities, friendships, jobs, etc.
Jun 2, 2019
The Best Apartment Hunting Advice, According To Reddit
These tips'll help you make sure you've actually found Apartment Right, not just Right Now.
Jun 1, 2019
The Wayfair Memorial Day Sale Is On—Here Are Our Summer-Ready White Picks
Your home needs a white wardrobe too.
May 23, 2019
The Things You Need to Do Right This Second If You Are Moving This Summer
Moving is already a pain under the best circumstances, but there are even more reasons to dread it during the summer. It’s when the vast majority of moves take place, says Adam Doron, CEO of Unpakt, a booking and pricing site for movers. Because demand is high, prices are often at a premium and logistics are trickier than in other times of the year. But you don’t have to abandon your possessions curbside, Oregon Trail-style.
May 18, 2019
Channel the ’70s This Season with Urban Outfitters’ Summer Essentials Sale
When ’70s style came back in, it was only a matter of time before retailers whose design already leaned boho went full-on Laurel Canyon (you know, that aesthetic associated with the musicians who called the Los Angeles neighborhood home in the late ’60s and ’70s). Its hippie aesthetic is influenced by western Americana and desert motifs. And while we can’t all become Joni Mitchell this summer, we can channel some of her laidback, SoCal vibes.
May 17, 2019
The One Thing You Should Never Get Rid of from Your First Apartment
These will come in handy in the future.
May 16, 2019
PSA: Target Is Offering 30% Off Indoor and Outdoor Rugs — but Only for a Limited Time
Need a reason to spruce up your floor or patio? You’re in luck! Target is having a sale and offering 30% off indoor and outdoor rugs until July 13. The sale includes styles from our favorite Target brands, like Opalhouse, Threshold, and Project 62. Target also ships quickly, though exact shipping times will vary by area of the country, and all orders over $35 always ship free.
May 16, 2019
Isn’t It Romantic? Six Dreamy Rugs To Grab During Urban Outfitter’s 20% Off Sale
For a limited time, Urban Outfitters is offering 20% off sitewide. Some things are excluded, including most big furniture pieces, like dressers and bed frames.. For our money, however, one of the best things to grab is one of their already affordable rugs. Many draw from styles we’re already seeing everywhere, like Beni Ourain or 70s vintage, and give them twists with fresh colors and designs. Far from looking like something out of your old dorm, they feel sophisticated instead.
May 13, 2019
The Fanciest Things to Get at World Market During Their Friends & Family Sale
World Market’s friends and family sale runs through Monday, May 13, which means nearly everything is 30 percent off. An excellent source for design-forward buys on a budget, the brand has a range of styles, from feminine to eclectic to mid-century. Theoutdoor furniture also manages to have flair, even in the most basic styles.
May 10, 2019
We Plant Even: Amazon Is Having A One-Day Sale On House Plants
And don't worry, even you can keep them alive.
May 9, 2019
AllModern’s Closeout Sale Is the Perfect Excuse to Wake Up to the Bedroom of Your Dreams Every Day
Their on-trend, affordable pieces can polish up even the smallest space.
May 7, 2019
One Of Our Favorite Affordable Roomba Alternatives Is Even Less Expensive Today On Amazon
Roomba is to robot vacuums as Tupperware is to food storage—its practically a synonym for the product. But there’s a whole world of robot vacuums out there, including many budget alternatives that might make your dream of a self-cleaning house that much easier to attain. We wrote about our favorites in our guide to robot vacuums and found some under $200 models that can get the job done. Today, Eufy, one of our favorite budget-friendly brands, is one of Amazon’s daily deals.
May 6, 2019
This Nearly Unprecedented Brooklinen Sale Is the Perfect Excuse to Upgrade Your Bedding
Grab some of our favorite linens for less.
May 2, 2019
The Chicest Storage Buys You Can Get At West Elm’s 20% Off Furniture Sale
Sometimes, in the tiniest apartments and even the biggest houses, there just isn’t enough closet space to keep everything that needs to be out of sight, well, out of sight. Visible storage that’s attractive and effective is the holy grail for keeping you organized and stylish. West Elm, with its focus on city and apartment living, is a great source for those kinds of pieces.
Apr 30, 2019