• How to Build a Dog-Friendly House

    The practicality of a dog door depends, of course, on where you live and the size of your dog. But having a built-in dog door is a great boon for both dog and owner. Have a look at Amanda Pays and Corbin Bernsens' dog door tucked into a corner of their laundry room. Above: A charming dog door…

    Remodelista
  • Alternatives to putting 20% down on a home

    Raising a 20 percent down payment isn't an easy thing to do, fortunately, you don't have to.

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  • New Site Grants Access to Anyone's Public Record

    Did you know that your record in online and anyone can see it? Search through millions of public records and see what you can find.

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  • Mortgage Rates Have Stayed Low, So Should You Make Extra Principal Payments?

    Does it make sense, then, for homeowners to make extra principal payments? And if it does, what's the smartest strategy?

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  • Pay $1.3M For an Incredible Amount of Folk Music History

    Click here to view the full photogallery. In a bit of real estate news sure to delight history and music buffs alike, The Little House in Orangetown, N.Y.—a former gathering place for folk music elite like Woody Guthrie, Pete...

    Curbed
  • This Charming Country Cabin is Maine's First Passive House

    In It's Not Easy Being Green, Curbed pulls back the curtain on cutting-edge, environmentally friendly design, from urban passive houses to green tweaks on suburban living. Have a suggestion for an upcoming column? Pass it along. Photo via Go Logic...

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  • 5 things you didn't know you could do with your router

    Here's how to extend its range, set up a personal cloud, and more

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  • Turn your yard from thirsty to thrifty with these tips

    Here’s how, according to the EnergySaver program at the Environmental Protection Agency. Group plants according to water needs. Because of their differing water needs, turf and shrubbery should always be separated. Know your plant’s water needs and avoid watering during the heat of the day when…

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  • Mapping the 11 Most Expensive Houses Ever Sold in America

    Nine-figure listings have been (relatively speaking) flying off the proverbial shelves lately, what with Connecticut's Copper Beech Farm selling for $120M last week and L.A.'s long-unsold Fleur de Lys going for $102M cash in late March. Both of these...

    Curbed
  • Auto Dealers Cut Prices for April to Move Stock

    New car dealers are cutting their prices for the beginning of April. Visit Auto-Price-Finder.com, select your vehicle, and compare dealer quotes!

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  • Get a Janitor's View of Versailles in These Unprettied Photos

    Photo via Messy Nessy Chic The Palace of Versailles looms so large in humanity's understanding of unrestrained splendor that it has inspired a whole host of sorry knockoffs. And while all that's been seen of the most famous American Versailles...

    Curbed
  • Proposed NYC Transit Hub Looks Like a Giant Sea Monster

    Rendering via Curbed NY Designed by NYC-based architects Chad kellogg and Matt Bowles of AMLGM, this tubular sea monster of transit hub could someday terrorize the people of Queens, N.Y.—at least according to the team's proposed plans. Called the Urban...

    Curbed
  • Le Corbusier's Villa Savoye Gets Irreverently Suburbanized

    Image via Architizer The landmarked and preserved architectural masterpieces of the world would undoubtedly look very different if they were subject to actual inhabitants. Taking the dissonance between aesthetic temples and lived-in homes and prying it wide open, the runner...

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  • Über-Lavish, Highly Gilded Miami Penthouse Asks $8.9M

    Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got. Click here to view the full...

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  • The 7 dishwasher details that count most

    Combined with a good dishwasher detergent, the best dishwashers from Consumer Reports’ tests produced sparkling loads of dishes without pre-rinsing. If you haven’t bought a dishwasher in a while, you’ll be impressed by the following features.

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  • Is Miami the next Monaco?

    If Miami real estate is a bubble, it's still inflating fast, with the average sales price for Miami real estate up 19 percent in the first quarter.

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  • With Rentals Atop Stores, Walmart Really Does Have Everything

    Rendering via Architectural Record It's easy to fault Walmart for disrupting "mainstreet" America by pricing out small retailers, but thing get a bit more complicated when the corporate giant engages in what looks like urban renewal. Coming soon to D.C.'s...

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  • A Fashion Designer's Color-Blocked Cafe in Copenhagen

    A good friend of mine recently alerted me to a new cafe masterminded by fashion designer Henrik Vibskov (we both share an affinity for his avant-garde clothing). The cafe is located in Copenhagen's Papirøen (Paper Island), near The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts where my friend is studying, and…

    Remodelista
  • 5 Things to Do with... Artificial Turf

    When artificial turf came onto the scene in the mid-1960s, it offered several advantages over natural grass lawns, ea...

    Bob Vila
  • Free Associate in Style in These Chic Psychoanalysts' Offices

    Photo via Co.Design According to Mark Gerald, the intersection between interior design and psychoanalysis goes way beyond the rug-draped chaise longue depicted in innumerable New Yorker cartoons. "In some cases, the analyst creates a space consciously and intentionally," the therapist...

    Curbed
  • Midcentury 'Urban Tree House' in Cali Wants $1.225M

    Click here to view the full photogallery. While this bohemian, midcentury modern listing might lack the qualifications needed to actually count as the bona fide "urban tree house" the brokerbabble insists it is—really it's more surrounded by trees than...

    Curbed
  • 7 Handwoven Rugs in Pretty Pastels

    For the minimalist, striking the right balance between austere and boring depends on knowing how and where to incorporate texture, structure, and a pop of color into a room. Today, we're starting from the ground up, with 7 favorite rugs in pastel hues.

    Remodelista
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