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Micro Apartments: Tiny Living Starts Trending Around the US

Good things come in small packages. Last least that’s the case with the shrinking apartments that are sweeping across major cities in the US. They’re called micro apartments, and they can be as small as 150 square feet – much smaller than your average studio apartment. These tiny units are the latest housing trend that’s […]

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Beyond Red and Green: 4 Modern Decorating Ideas for the Holidays

For decades, homeowners have covered their homes in the same two colors during the last month of the year. Greenery has long been used as the base color, with bold splashes of red to provide contrast. Colors like gold, silver, and white often creep in, but green and red almost always predominate. In recent years, […]

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IKEA Upcycles That Will Make Ordinary Furniture Extraordinary

IKEA may be known for its affordable, functional furniture, but it tends toward a certain sameness that puts more creative decorators off. For those who have the patience to put a piece of IKEA furniture together, the retailer can be a great resource for basic furniture that can be modified to your own tastes. Here […]

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5 Weird Color Combos That Totally Work

When decorating an apartment or home, many people naturally gravitate toward neutral wall colors and flooring, adding splashes of color through furniture and furnishings. But in recent years, home decorators have boldly thrown together unusual color combinations that capture attention in new ways. Because they’re so unique, they stand out in a sea of apartments […]

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5 Questions to Ask When Interviewing Real Estate Agents

Buying or selling a home isn’t just like any other transaction – these are the big leagues, which means you need a tried-and-true slugger who will cover all the bases and make sure you walk out of the deal hassle-free and with money in your pocket. But not every real estate agent is created equal. […]

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Handmade Home: How Millennials Are Using Etsy to Decorate Their Homes

Social media has gradually invaded every area of life for baby boomers and Generation X. For the upcoming Millennial generation, however, technology has been in their lives for as long as they can remember. Younger Millennials were interacting with their parents’ smartphones when they were still in elementary school and texting by the time they […]

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5 Fastest Growing Cities Across the U.S.

When it comes to booming cities in the US, the south is taking over – more specifically, Texas. In fact, three of the top 5 cities with the fastest population growth are located in the southern state. While obvious central metropolises like New York City and San Francisco still continue to experience growth year after […]

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Using Crowdfunding as a Source of Financing Commercial Real Estate

After coming up with a business plan and doing some market research, traditional commercial investors typically shop their concept around to a variety of wealthy investors or financial institutions to gather up the funds needed to make the commercial investment come to life. At the end of the day, only a few key investors would […]

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Marsala Magic: Incorporating the Color of the Year into Your Decor

When many people hear the word “Marsala,” they think of the Italian wine. Only after Pantone named it the color of the year did homeowners and interior decorators realize the beautiful red-brown color of Marsala wine actually looks great on walls and furnishings. Described as a “subtly seductive shade, one that draws us in to […]

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