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I write tips and tricks to help buyers and
sellers save time and money.

Bringing a 1980s Relic Into the Light, Bright Modern Age

It’s never easy to restore an old home, but redesigning a home built in the 1980s – an era not particularly loved for its style – requires imagination. Debbie Cederlind and Lora Lindberg, Seattle house-flipping pros and owners of Urban...
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5 Signs You Need to Upgrade Your Kitchen

Your kitchen is likely the most loved room in your home – and the wear and tear proves it. It’s the hangout for hungry teenagers, the conversation station during the holidays and the catch-up room after a busy workday. A...
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The 9-to-5er's Guide to Keeping Your House Clean

If cleaning the house seems like one big chore, you’re probably doing it wrong. Before you put off cleaning for yet another month, here are some ways to make housework a comfortable and even enjoyable part of your daily routine....
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6 Clever Hacks for Landing Your Dream Apartment

Finding a new apartment is a time-intensive process. It typically takes an average of 2 ½ months and includes plenty of paperwork, research and calling potential landlords. In fact, according to a 2016 study, 82 percent of adults say moving...
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3 Easy, Clever Thanksgiving Decoration DIYs

Thanksgiving offers so many things to look forward to: the aroma of the turkey roasting in the oven, gathering with friends and family to share a meal, the excitement of the big game. Get ready to celebrate with three Thanksgiving...
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Sneak Peek: 5 Home Design Trends You'll Be Seeing in 2018

Twice a year, true interior design magic happens when the industry gathers in North Carolina for High Point Market. This massive trade show gives the design world an opportunity to show off the newest styles in furnishings, lighting and accessories. We...
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8 Places in America That Will Pay You to Move There

If you’re willing to make a move and fit the qualifications, many rural American towns – and whole states – are offering attractive incentives aimed at attracting new residents and reviving their communities. Ranging from cash grants to free lots...
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8 Favorite Halloween Traditions of the Past and Present

No matter how many great political or “Stranger Things” costumes we’ll see this year, being an adult at Halloween can be a bit of a bummer. Between obligatory “clever” costumes and the egregious lack of candy at most adult-themed Halloween parties,...
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The Best Houseplants for Low-Light Spaces

No houseplant truly prefers to live in the dark, but the bulletproof indoor plants listed below come pretty darn close. All you need to grow these gorgeous houseplants is natural light – enough to comfortably read without turning on the...
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How to Brighten a Dark Home

Whether you live in a large home with a dark interior or a small apartment with only one window, follow these tips to bring in more sunshine – or at least make it look that way. Paint it light and...
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