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The “Bonus Room” Makes a Comeback

Daily Real Estate News | Monday, October 02, 2017 Home builders and designers say demand is increasing for more flexible living spaces, giving rise once again to “bonus” or “multipurpose” rooms, The Wall Street Journal reports. Such rooms offer extra … Continue reading

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3 Remodeling Mistakes That Hurt Resale Values

Daily Real Estate News | Monday, August 28, 2017 “Projects that take a home significantly beyond community norms are often not worth the cost when the owner sells the home,” says Scott Robinson, president of the Appraisal Institute. “If the … Continue reading

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What’s the House Size? No One Is Really Sure

Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, March 14, 2017 Just how large a house really is may depend on whom you ask, The Wall Street Journal reports. That’s because appraisers, developers, builders, real estate professionals, tax assessors, and architects all … Continue reading

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Must vs. Lust: What Do You Really Need in Your New Home?

The super-simple (and fun) way to separate needs from nice-to-haves. This article was contributed by Mandi Gubler, a DIYer and home decor blogger, who writes “Vintage Revivals” and believes “your house should look like you and no one else.” When … Continue reading

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Which Is Cheaper: To Buy or Build New?

Daily Real Estate News | Monday, January 09, 2017 On the surface, buying an existing home seems like the most affordable route to go. After all, the median cost of an existing single-family home is $223,000. On the other hand, … Continue reading

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These Plants Can Improve a Home’s Air Quality

Daily Real Estate News | Monday, November 28, 2016 A study 30 years ago by NASA revealed that certain houseplants can help clean the air inside space stations, and studies since then have confirmed they may be able to do … Continue reading

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