Address Numerology: Unlock Your Home’s Hidden PersonalityReal Estate
If you ask any numerologist, your home has an innate personality and character.
Jun 27, 2024
You Should Probably Give Your House a Name — Here Are a Few Lovely SuggestionsReal Estate
If you're a homeowner, a great name for your home might even help you sell it.
Jun 13, 2024
I Unknowingly Bought A Sears Kit Home — Here’s What I Discovered Inside ItReal Estate
And what I learned about the place.
Jun 13, 2024
This ’90s Kitchen Feature Is Getting a Major MakeoverReal Estate
The makeover is all about functionality.
Jun 10, 2024
What Is Included in the Square Footage of a House?Real Estate
The short answer: It varies.
May 31, 2024
What Is a Mansard Roof, Anyway?Real Estate
Here's how to tell.
May 10, 2024
The Paint Color That Makes Your Home Look Instantly DatedReal Estate
Avoid these hues if you’re hoping to entice new buyers or renters.
Apr 5, 2024
What Are Patio-Style Homes, Exactly? (Plus, All the Pros and Cons)Real Estate
Here’s why backyard enthusiasts love them.
Apr 4, 2024
I Got Rid of All The Grass In My Front Yard And Couldn’t Be Happier
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Plus, how this affects resale value
Mar 28, 2024
I Bought My Home Just for This Feature and Now I Totally Regret It
REAL ESTATE
If you think you want a home with one of these, you may want to think again.
Mar 28, 2024
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Victorian-Style Homes
REAL ESTATE
They’re super-easy to spot, once you know what to look for.
Mar 6, 2024
9 Bedroom Style Trends On Their Way Out In 2024, According to Realtors
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RIP excessive throw pillows.
Feb 21, 2024
What Is a Tudor-Style Home, Anyway?Real Estate
Here's how to identify the architectural style.
Feb 6, 2024
9 Regionally Specific House Types You’ve Probably Never Heard OfReal Estate
Shotguns, stone-enders, and more, oh my!
Dec 20, 2023
“Millennial Gray Kitchens” Are Less Popular Now — And Personally, I’m ThrilledReal Estate
We’ve all found our way from grand millennial Instagram into cottagecore TikTok.
Dec 18, 2023
What Is a Jack and Jill Bathroom, Anyway?Real Estate
Here's how to identify one.
Dec 14, 2023
The 5 Biggest Kitchen Island Mistakes Realtors Always NoticeReal Estate
Avoid purchasing a home with these kitchen island flaws.
Dec 14, 2023
This Cozy Retro Home Feature Is My Roman EmpireReal Estate
Sorry, fellas, but this is my favorite blast from the past.
Dec 12, 2023
So, Your Home Has "Milk Doors"? Read This Before You Close Them
REAL ESTATE
Here are some surprisingly practical uses for an OG milk door home feature.
Dec 7, 2023
The (Very) Dated Closet Features Buyers Always NoticeReal Estate
Sorry, bi-fold doors: Your time is up.
Nov 21, 2023
The Dated Garage Features Buyers Always NoticeReal Estate
According to real estate agents.
Nov 1, 2023
Here's When a Sears Kit House Is (and Isn't) Worth Saving
REAL ESTATE
Many architectural historians call for preserving mail-order houses.
Oct 17, 2023
Here’s How “Witches Stairs” Came to Be — And Why You Might Want SomeReal Estate
You can blame urban legend for the eerie nickname.
Oct 3, 2023
What Is a “Raised Ranch” House, Anyway?Real Estate
It's not the same as a split-level.
Sep 27, 2023
The Surprising Kitchen Investment That Homebuyers Are Tired OfReal Estate
Bespoke isn’t always a good thing.
Sep 22, 2023
What Is an Accessory Dwelling Unit, You Ask? Here’s Your Answer
REAL ESTATE
“ADU” is a bit of a buzzword.
Sep 15, 2023
8 A-Frame House Kits You Can Buy for Under $60,000Real Estate
These energy-efficient structures are cozy, comfortable, and can be built virtually anywhere.
Aug 31, 2023
What Makes a Loft a Loft?Real Estate
Here's what you need to know.
Aug 27, 2023
A Brief History of the Wonderfully Weird “Folding Bathtub”Real Estate
It’s a Murphy tub, if you will.
Aug 26, 2023
A Frank Lloyd Wright Home in Chicago Is Listed for Just $75KReal Estate
It’s not exactly move-in ready.
Aug 17, 2023
What Is “Parlor Level,” Anyway?Real Estate
It’s a more niche term than, say, garden level.
Aug 5, 2023
What Is a “Butler’s Pantry,” Anyway?Real Estate
Here’s why some kitchens have them.
Jul 28, 2023
A “Pie Safe” Might Be the Piece of Furniture Your Kitchen Is MissingReal Estate
Here’s how to identify one.
Jul 24, 2023
What Is a “Storm Window,” Anyway?Real Estate
It's different from a regular ol' window.
Jul 21, 2023
If You Love MCM Homes, You Might Also Like This Architectural Style
REAL ESTATE
Deck houses could be your next mid-mod obsession.
Jul 19, 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
3 Things I Love (and 1 Thing I Don’t) About My “Split Bathroom”Real Estate
I’m coming clean about this unconventional setup.
Jun 27, 2023
Here's Why Life Is So Good in "15-Minute Cities"Real Estate
And why you might want to live in one.
Jun 21, 2023
The Important Reason You Should Pay Attention to “Vernacular Architecture”Real Estate
It defines the character of a neighborhood.
Jun 21, 2023
What a Real Estate Agent Really Thinks About Backyard Chicken CoopsReal Estate
It may be a bigger selling point than you think.
May 22, 2023
Here’s What That Weird Rooftop Balcony on Coastal Homes Is CalledReal Estate
The views are nice, but they have a functional backstory.
May 17, 2023
Why Real Estate Agents Want You to Watch Out for "Emotional Taxes"Real Estate
They can pop up during the homebuying process.
May 16, 2023
One Thing to Take Design Risks with, According to a Real Estate AgentReal Estate
According to a real estate agent.
May 13, 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
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 YearReal Estate
Keep an eye out for these while Zillow scrolling.
Apr 5, 2023
I Keep Seeing “Twin Home” Real Estate Listings. But What Actually Are They?
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Hint: They’re not duplexes.
Mar 29, 2023
The Alleged Violent (and Possibly Pretentious) Origins of Spiral StaircasesReal Estate
They're a historic architectural feature.
Mar 23, 2023
5 Kitchen Island Trends on Their Way Out, According to Real Estate ExpertsReal Estate
Here’s what to steer clear of.
Mar 12, 2023
What Is the MLS, Anyway? Real Estate Agents ExplainReal Estate
Here’s what to know.
Mar 11, 2023
9 Kitchen Trends To Avoid, According to Real Estate AgentsReal Estate
If you want to increase your home's resale value, skip these popular elements.
Mar 9, 2023