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Jun 01

‘Shedquarters’… Perfect for home-based businesses, and…

Introducing “Shedquarters”: The Hot New Trend Home-Based Business Owners Are Drooling Over With remote workers and in-home start-ups becoming increasingly common, more and more people are working from home. But you always want to have separate living and working spaces, so your whole home doesn’t just morph into an office you can’t escape from. The new …

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Nov 19

The 4 Things Buyers Really Want in Kitchen Cabinetry

The 4 Things Buyers Really Want in Kitchen Cabinetry A great kitchen design can dramatically increase your property value – if you want to attract prospective buyers, your kitchen is the perfect place to invest money. The trick is to get it to appeal to the majority of people by spending your money on what …

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Sep 22

’50 Shades of Grey’ condo sells in snap

The downtown Seattle penthouse condo that inspired the erotic “Fifty Shades” series trilogy was on the market only a day before it sold. The list price was $8.8 million. The buyer is local. Public records list the current owners of the 30th floor residence as Diamond Parking Service Chairman and CEO Joel Diamond and his wife …

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Jul 04

How Screened Porches Bring the Outdoors In

The screened porch… You feel like you’re outdoors, but you’re safely indoors Before air conditioning became widespread, the screened porch was considered a necessity in many areas as a respite from intense heat, especially as a safe, cool place to rest at night. Screened porches provide their greatest enjoyment when they take advantage of nature, …

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Jun 14

Tiny Home: Test Drive

From: PENELOPE GREEN JUNE 10, 2016  New York Times Carmel Place, formerly known as My Micro NY, was the winner of the small space/tiny home competition sponsored by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development in 2013. For the last three years, its flourishes and features — the modular units prefabricated in a factory …

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Jan 18

Homes Built for Millennials

Focus on future functionality Pardee Homes’ two newest home models are specifically designed for millennial homebuyers and will kick off the 2016 International Builders’ Show which runs from Jan. 19-21 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The homes, which are in the Henderson master-planned community of Inspirada, appear to be another pair of well-staged homes at …

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Dec 22

Garden Tubs Are In, Spa Tubs Are Out: The Hot (and Not) List of Home Features

Twenty hottest home features right now The things we consider to be must-have home features are constantly changing—less than a half-century ago, plush, “can’t see my feet” shag carpeting (in bold colors such as gold, orange, and purple) was all the rage, and kitchen appliances came in coordinating hues. A quarter-century ago there was no HGTV to tell us …

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Sep 23

FOR SALE: Funky Malibu Oceanfront Home Listed for $53 Million

At first glance, this oceanfront Malibu, Calif. home looks a little like a grouping of giant-sized toddler toys strewn on the beach—an oval cylinder plopped next to a pyramid which is nestled against a tower of cubes. Now this unusual structure is going on the market for $53 million. The contemporary Malibu home is listing …

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Jun 16

Pictionary creator Rob Angel’s $8.1M Mercer Island waterfront estate For Sale

Rob Angel was waiting tables at the old Lake Union Café on Eastlake about 31 years ago and he couldn’t get an idea out of his mind. It was a guessing word game he had dreamed up, and the idea of doing something with it haunted him. In 1985, he got together a couple of …

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Jan 30

Five Incredible Tiny Houses

Could you imagine living in 97 square feet? Tiny houses – some might even call them teeny-tiny – are growing in popularity among buyers in the second home market. Some are even making them their primary residence. Tiny Houses    

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