Tips for Finding Luxury Apartment Rentals for Your Next Vacation

Travelers all over the globe have long enjoyed the amenities and spacious rooms at resorts while on vacation. In recent years, however, more travelers have opted for luxury apartment rentals for more space, more freedom, and more access to local culture. Here are some of the ways that rentals are a better option than hotels … Read more

Spotted: Stained Glass Is 2016’s Newest Home Decor Trend

Typically, when we think of stained glass, some very specific things come to mind. Among them are churches, mosques, distinguished buildings, and other formal places of great importance. Although for the most part this continues to be true, architectural innovators such as the legendary Frank Lloyd Wright have long been finding ways to bring the … Read more

5 Tips For A More Organized Home (While Sticking To Your Budget)

You probably already have storage baskets for organizing odd-sized or oversized objects. Blankets, toys, shoes, or other objects that need to be corralled in a basket; you might want a basket with holes or you may need solid side (like for small toys). No matter what type of basket, you may be able to easily … Read more

32 Hacks That Will Make Your Home Absolutely Great.

You can make some changes to your home and organize your space in a better (and at the same time good looking) way without spending a fortune. With these 34 easy and creative tricks you can bring unimaginable improvements to your home. For instance, you can make a fake drawer for extra outlets in your … Read more

Pittsburgh’s 5 Best Retirement Communities

Pittsburgh is not commonly thought of as a destination for retirees; however, the city consistently makes the list of best places to live. And it is one of the most beautiful East Coast cities, located at the juncture of the Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers. Pittsburgh is steeped in history, provides a vast cultural experience for … Read more

Decor That Saves You Money On Your Heating Bill

It’s easy to warm up your home this winter with some heat-saving decorations and furnishings. During the cold and dark nights of winter, you may start to realize that your home isn’t as well sealed against air leaks and drafts as you’d like it to be. This can lead to much higher heating bills and … Read more

5 Things Your Real Estate Agent Won’t Do For You

A real estate agent (REA) can help you buy your dream house or sell your existing home quickly. However, houseowners should take note that REAs’ do not handle the A-Z of real estate matters. Here are some things that are out of an REA’s scope and how to deal with them. 1. Resolve your finances … Read more

10 Things in Your Yard You Can Get Rid of Right Now

Why is it that your yard never looks pulled together, despite your efforts to trim and maintain the garden and keep the deck and patio area clean? Take a good, hard look: is there clutter out there? Chances are, you have at least a couple of the items on this list that could probably make … Read more

How to Make a New House Look Old

Give Your Builder Basic House Some Charm and Personality Newly built houses can have a lot of advantages over older homes, but the one thing they’re frequently missing is character. Builder-grade finishes can rarely compete with the styles and patinas of older materials, and most builders don’t want to go to the expense of adding … Read more

Rebates And Freebies – Time To Stop This Nonsense

THE biggest “open secret” when buying properties from developer is that developers offer various freebies and rebates. The rebate given by the developer comes in the form of a deduction against the 10% down payment that the housebuyer is required to make. This rebate fluctuates between 3% and up to a full 10%. By 10% rebate, this means that the housebuyer does not need to … Read more