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House Rentals Outpace Apartment Boom

The multifamily sector has seen a frenzy of apartment construction over the last decade, but it’s single-family homes that were the fastest growing type of rental between 2007 and 2016, according to a new study by RentCafe. Over the last decade, single-family rentals rose by 31 percent, while the multifamily … [Read More...]

7 Easy Yoga Poses For Office Workers

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A Guide to Self-Storage: Is a Mini Storage Unit Right for You?

We unpack the choices and costs involved in renting a place to stash extra stuff You have stuff and need somewhere to stash it. Maybe you are staging or remodeling your home or are moving to a new one. Maybe you’re combining, dividing or downsizing your household because of marriage, divorce or an empty nest. You … [Read More...]

How to Update Your Kitchen Cabinets With Paint

A painting pro gives advice on when and how to repaint your kitchen cabinets Have your kitchen cabinets gone from new to vintage to what you consider an eyesore? Does it feel like you should be wearing bell bottoms and a butterfly collar when you’re reaching for a plate? If you said yes, perhaps it’s time to … [Read More...]

Seattle’s Future Skyline

Dramatic new 3D images show how ongoing boom could further alter Seattle’s skylineSeattle architectural designer David Boynton created these images using 3D modeling over Google Earth to further illustrate what could happen in Seattle as more and more buildings rise and take their place in the skyline. … [Read More...]


Based on 72,986 Interstate and Cross-Border Household Goods Relocations from January 1, 2017, through December 15, 2017. Click on the map for detail for each Province or State. … [Read More...]

20 Tips For Preparing Your House For Sale This Spring

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10 Bathroom Trends From the Kitchen and Bathroom Industry Show

A designer and his team hit the industry’s biggest show to spot bathroom ideas with lasting appeal For some people, a winter vacation means relaxing on a beach in Florida. For me, a winter trip to Orlando means one thing: a visit to the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show. My design team and I recently attended the … [Read More...]

Existing Home Sales Report

For years, inventory levels have been sinking, and prices have been growing, making the home buying process increasingly complex and sometimes discouraging. But after two consecutive months of declining sales, existing-home sales made a comeback in February, rising 3.0 percent, according to the National … [Read More...]