12 Kitchen Organization Ideas We’re Trying This Month

If you’re looking to get organized in your kitchen, Instagram is chock-full of ideas.  1: Colour-Code Your Glasses Even if you don’t have glassware in quite so many colours, you can create a similar display with just a few different hues. For smaller collections, use a more petite shelf or glass-front cabinets.  2: Label Your…

6 Steps To An Organized Home Office

Whether designed to support working from home or simply to manage a household, home offices are growing in popularity. It doesn’t matter if you have a small space in the kitchen or an entire room dedicated as a home office, what’s important is that the space fits your personal needs and style. With a little…

18 Red Flags To Watch Out For When Buying

Buyer Beware During an open house, prospective buyers try to get a sense of how well a house will fit their needs: Does it have enough bedrooms? Is the kitchen large enough? Do the bathrooms need updating? It’s important to remember, though, that a house—the single biggest investment most people will ever make—has to do…

6 Smart Ways to Add Value to Your Home in Unexpected Places

By now we all know the best places to add value to a home: kitchens are number one, with bathrooms following closely behind. And then there’s curb appeal, arguably just as important for making a good first impression. But what about the rest of the house? Don’t forget these six unexpected places when trying to…

5 Features Millennial Buyers Are Looking For

Millennial buyers are feeling optimistic, if not a little overwhelmed about taking the plunge into home ownership. According to the 2019 Better Homes & Gardens New Home Buyers report, 65 percent of Millennials see purchasing a home as a good investment, compared to 56 percent of both GenX and Baby Boomer buyers. Nearly 40 percent of…

10 Low/No Cost Tips To Sell Your House For More Money

Selling your home ain’t cheap. You’ve got to factor in the agent’s commission, essential repairs, closing costs, transfer taxes and moving fees, leaving little left over for professional home staging. Thankfully, there are several low and no-cost ways to whip your home into shape before planting that “for sale” sign in the yard. HomeLight, a real…

4 Reasons Your House Isn’t Selling… And How To Fix Them

Photo: christian koch / Unsplash If you thought selling a home was as easy as plonking a ‘for sale’ sign on the lawn and waiting by the phone, think again. In many competitive real estate markets across the country, it’s no secret that sellers have had the upper hand for a while — multiple offer scenarios, properties selling…

15 Home Decor Trends for 2020

MICHAEL KASKEL   If there’s one perfect moment to update your home, it’s at the start of a new decade. After 10 years of the same old, same old, now is the time to roll on one of the top paint colors, refresh the heart of your home with one of our favorite kitchen ideas, or simply…