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Age-restricted Communities

According to AARP.org, one-third of homebuyers are baby boomers and the youngest of them are over 60. To target this well-to-do demographic, builders and developers are increasing...

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Choosing Fine Art For Your Home

You’ve bought a home and contribute regularly to a 401K, but there are other opportunities for investment. Fine art is a $64 billion market, with a mere 25 contemporary...

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East Coast Style

When it comes to homes, East Coast style is rooted in colonial history. The classic and largely symmetrical styles of homes that are still popular today owe their origins to pious expatriates, adventurous sea traders...

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Luxury Down Bedding Primer

Few textiles for the bed offer the luxury and comfort of down. It’s lightweight, warm and fluffy, with unique breathability. Explains the Down Association of Canada, down wicks away moisture, allowing...

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Housing Industry Supports LGBTQ+ Pride

The prevention of housing discrimination has come a long way, but it still has far to go. According to History.com, The Fair Housing Act of 1968 prohibits discrimination in the sale, rental and financing of housing based on...

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How Color Institutes Influence Home Décor

Every year in November, the members of The Color Marketing Group meet for an international summit to announce which color trends in a wide variety of industries will be in vogue for the next two years or so.

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How to Shop for Antique and Vintage Furnishings

If you want to make your home unique and modern, try mixing antique and vintage items with your contemporary furnishings. Antiques add elegance and character to your surroundings...

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Plant Winter Garden Vegetables

According to some experts, the term winter garden is a misnomer. Winter garden plants mature and are ready to eat when the winter months come around. They’re able to tolerate chilly rains and big temperature drops.

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What Makes a Home Luxurious?

Luxurious homes were once perceived as those priced above $1 million, but with well over a decade of rising prices, the new number ...

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Caring for Cut Flowers

Whether you’re cutting flowers from your garden or buying fresh flowers from a shop, you want your cut flowers to last as long as possible.

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Appreciating The Craftsman Bungalow

Older neighborhoods often feature bungalows – small homes that are full of charm. Among the most popular is the Craftsman bungalow ...

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Moving With Children

Are you excited and happy about moving? Or are you dreading the sorting, packing and other chores?

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All About Energy Star®

Energystar.gov offers a treasure chest of goodies and information for homeowners. From tax credits and rebates to referrals to qualified contractors, you’ll learn about Energy Star®-certified products...

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Attract Songbirds to Your Yard

Long before there was Twitter, the most enchanting tweets were from songbirds. Imagine waking up to the cheerful melodies of chirping birds that add interest to your garden.

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Bite-sized Spring Cleaning

With warm weather around the corner, you may decide it’s time to deep clean your home. By using the right tips, you can make spring cleaning simpler, easier, and a little more fun.

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Lower Your Energy Bills

With so many workers telecommuting from home, other issues besides the pandemic are impacting the bottom line – utility bills seem dramatically higher for many households.