It may be because of the weather, or the location you're currently living in – with hot temps comes a steady reliance on air conditioning. Not only is this expensive, but it’s also an unnatural way to regulate your home’s temperature. So, this summer, do things...

Whether you’re moving across town or across the country, here's how to make your new community feel like home. Moving to a new neighborhood is tough, and it gets harder when the move includes relocating to a new city or neighborhood. Finding your sense of place...

Launching your home sale as an off-market listing may be a viable option to keep it on the down low. What are off-market listings? The real estate market is hot, with homes in competitive markets like Nashville, TN, and Portland, OR, often snapped off the market in...

Phase one of any major construction project? Get the neighbors on your side. Here’s how. If you’re considering buying a fixer, or a gorgeous one-story home that would be even better with two stories, have fun with the dreaming and designing, but don’t forget the bigger...

Itching for a new look? Paint can transform so much more than just your walls. Paint is easily one of the biggest home design tools at your disposal. It has the ability to take a room from dark and dingy to light and bright — and...

HONG KONG — There’s no one secret to succeeding in real estate. But here are nine tactics that could put you on the right path. 1 Partner with other agents Perhaps a buyer or seller isn’t your cup of tea. Or maybe their price point isn’t in...

Following simple guidelines can help you decide when to splurge and when to save when decorating your apartment. Decorating a new apartment can quickly go from exciting to overwhelming, especially if you’re on a tight budget. As a renter moving into a new apartment, you want...

Getting to the top of the real estate market is a goal of every real estate agent looking to make it big in the industry. Along the way, there are hurdles and challenges that need to be overcome, but most agents have a mentor in...

Christmas decorating doesn't have to break the bank. Brighten up your apartment for the holidays using items from your kitchen, past Christmases, and your back yard. Simple, inexpensive touches like candles, greenery and splashes of red, green and gold can quickly transform your home without...

Want to reduce your impact on the planet while doing your household chores? We reveal nine of the best ways. You’re probably already in the throes of ‘winterising’ your home – also known as creating a cosy nest for you to relax in until spring. Autumn’s a...