Master Gardener Jon VanZile’s articles on gardening have appeared in the Chicago Tribune, Better Homes & Gardens Special Interest Publications, the Sun-Sentinel (Ft. Lauderdale), Orlando Sentin...
We examined local listings in Seattle to determine the city's most expensive apartments.
Need a budget-friendly new spot? Though apartment hunting can be challenging, don't despair just yet—there are deals to be had.
If you've invested in a gas grill, you’re probably looking forward to a few summers of succulent barbecues. If you want to prolong the life of your grill, and investment, the proper care is non...
From simple home repairs to high-scale improvements, DIY projects can provide an enjoyable experience and rewarding results.
The look of your kitchen depends largely upon the type of countertop you install. Aesthetics should not be your only consideration, however. Here’s the low down on some of today’s most popula...
You may not be able to control the weather, but you can moderate its impact upon your home.
Installing the right sprinkler system can save time and money, as well as conserve energy and water output. It can also increase the lushness and health of your lawn. Ready to get started?
The latest residential data shows key indicators in housing are mixed. The market is said to be recovering, but not yet recovered.
If you've tried to picture life for you and your family in a cohousing community, here's what you need to know.
If you are thinking about installing a new garage door, keep these specifics in mind.
The National Association of Realtors has produced an annual report on trends among home buyers and sellers, breaking down behavioral differences by generation.
Memorial Day is almost upon us. The holiday marks the beginning of the summer season, and as such, it’s also the beginning of summer vacation for many.
If you start out smart and make your child your design partner, you can trade in today’s ducky decals for tomorrow’s funky graphics with ease and panache.
Unless you have a live-in contractor, every homeowner needs to be able to do a few home repairs on their own.
Spring 2014 housing indicators tell us that procrastination is not the way forward for buyers.
Don’t let not owning your home stop you from making it look and feel special.
Even if changing a lightbulb is your idea of a challenging DIY project, there are certain tools your home should never be without. These are five staple tools to always have readily on hand.
Keeping your child’s own interests and individuality in mind, here are several rules of thumb to follow when creating an educational playspace.
There's some good news in the forecast. According to Dr. Kolko of the real estate site Trulia, we are coming out of the housing recession.
If you haven’t yet penned your spring to-do list, here are some home-maintenance musts to include.
No matter what your go-to excuse currently is for not exercising, building a basement gym can eradicate it. Summer is coming.
Congress passed a bill scaling back flood insurance premium increases, allowing below-market insurance rates to be passed on to people buying homes.
U.S. regulators said Thursday that ADT Corp. paid experts to recommend its home security products on media outlets without disclosing their connection to the company.
Even the tiniest bathroom can easily transform into a soothing spa. You don’t need a million bucks to create a spa atmosphere at home.
Due to frigid conditions in much of the nation, February's real estate wrap-up required boots and a shovel, as well as deeper pockets.
If you’re thinking about your flooring needs, check out these pros and cons before you buy.
Updating the look of your bathroom can be as simple as changing your showerhead.
Is your mattress hurting your back? Here are some easy tips for buying a back-saving mattress.
Today's uber-connected home buyer typically finds open houses digitally. What does this mean for the real estate industry?
Natural disasters such as floods, fires, hurricanes, earthquakes and tornadoes are inherent in certain geographic regions. Get prepared.
If you are ready to cast off the nickname of plant killer, considering opting for these five plant varieties.
Nab these 10 easy fixes and add value to your home, even in today's tight housing market.
Is that glass of 2014 vintage half empty or half full? Housing industry experts have gone on the record projecting home prices will rise by as much as six percent. Others remain wary of a likely ...
When does it make sense to do it yourself and when should you break down and hire a pro? Here are some examples of DIY do's and don'ts.
Conquer kitchen chaos and create a serene haven for your family with these easy, de-cluttering tips.
Take a look at home price national trends and hot housing markets from the month of November 2013.
Avoid the most typical pitfalls do-it-yourselfers make when painting a room.
Dust out the cobwebs, take a look around and create a working plan for turning your dingy storage space into a new, beautiful bedroom.
Homeowners and prospective buyers bid a not so fond farewell to the nightmare that was October 2013.