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No Yard? No Problem! 5 Ways to Grow a Gorgeous Garden in a Tiny Space

In a perfect world, you’d have a sprawling backyard with enough room to plant everything from tulips to turnips. But in reality? Many of us have a very small outdoor space. And no, we’re not talking about your run-of-the-mill, quarter-acre yard. We mean a teeny, tiny slice of a communal garden or a microscopic fire

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Should You Do Home Upgrades Now … or Right Before You Sell?

Home sellers are often told to make upgrades to their house before they sell … but when is the best time to get those home improvements underway, in terms of scoring the best ROI? It’s a tough balance to strike. After all, the sooner you remodel your kitchen or retile the bathroom, the more you’ll get

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Meaningful Father’s Day Gifts For The Home, Kitchen and Garden

Buying a meaningful Father’s Day gift can be a challenge, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are some unique gifts that dad will be more than happy to take home. From his man cave (or the living room) to the kitchen and backyard, these gifts are more than tokens.  No matter what dad enjoys doing,

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CoreLogic S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index Update

The CoreLogic S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index does not evaluate median sales price changes, but employs its own proprietary algorithm to measure home price appreciation over time. Since its indices cover large areas – for example, the San Francisco Metro …

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Five Architectural Trends In Indoor Outdoor Living

The start of summer means the beginning of outdoor living. But, that doesn’t mean you can’t live the outdoor life all year round. According to award-winning architect, Kobi Karp, founder and principal of Kobi Karp Architecture and Interior Design, one of the biggest trends in architecture right now is blurring the lines between indoor and outdoor living,

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7 Gorgeous Gardening Trends to Try This Summer

Just the way fashion hems rise and fall and the color of the year switches from a zesty green to a provocative purple, trends in the gardening world are ever shifting. More formal designs with monochromatic flower beds might be tops for several years, only to be followed by wild grasses and leafy plantings the

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