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Confession: All my life, I’ve wanted a chaise lounge. Chalk it up to Barbara Stanwyck and Henry Fonda canoodling on one in “The Lady Eve.” A chaise always seemed like a highly comfortable perch for a grown-up. Plus, it has a chic French name. I eventually bought a chaise … that took up way too mu...
Selling your house is no simple task. And when you sell on your own – known as a FSBO (or For Sale by Owner) – you’re responsible for handling some of the more difficult aspects of the process without the expert guidance you need.The 2021 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers from the National Assoc...
All pet parents want to keep their fur babies safe. So they may be shocked to learn their home can be a minefield of potential hazards that can cause severe harm or even death for their feline and canine family members. “Cats and dogs are curious animals and tend to get into things, so nothing is...
The numbers: Home-price growth continues to decelerateFor the third consecutive month, home-price appreciation occurred at a slower pace, according to a major price barometer released Tuesday, reinforcing the notion that the housing market is cooling after over a year of frenzied sales. The S&P C...
First-time homebuyers may assume that once they purchase their home—an expensive feat these days—they are done bleeding money. However, they may not be properly budgeting for common home improvement projects, which can be substantial. Many Americans are underestimating the price of many popular h...
Happy #LunarNewYear, wherever you call home. If you don't have one, I'm here to help.
Here’s How To Survive Them As the housing market has become extraordinarily competitive and expensive, it is often taking an emotional toll on folks who are finding themselves mourning the loss of these homes that they loved—and then lost. “People are envisioning life in these spaces,” says thera...
Don't forget!!! Second Installment of the 2021-2022 Property Taxes is Due February 1 and Becomes Delinquent after April 11. This date is not expected to change due to COVID-19, however, assistance is available to persons with disabilities. Residents can view and pay taxes online at www.sccdtac.o...
distinctive home in central Illinois began its journey into darkness with a black roof. “Once the roof was done, I could envision how the house would be with black siding. Once that went on, it all made sense in my mind. I knew everything was going to be black, top to bottom, inside and out,” say...
It’s clear that owning a home makes financial sense. But lately, the emotional side of what drives homeownership is becoming increasingly important.No matter the living space, the feeling of a home means different things to different people. Whether it’s a familiar scent or a favorite chair, the ...

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