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See a DIY Powder Room Transformation for $1,100

Determination, DIY skill and a stunning tile feature wall helped make this formerly dark and gloomy powder room feel spacious. Chrissy Torres is determined when it comes to tackling home projects. Once while stripping a fireplace wall in her Saint

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See a Complete Kitchen Remodel for $11,000

Budget materials, some DIY spirit and a little help from a friend turn an impractical kitchen into a waterfront workhorse Norma Rushton and her partner, Randy Dyke, really wanted a waterfront property in the Vancouver area but were quickly priced

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Rapidly Diminishing REO Foreclosure Sales

by Lawrence Yun, PhD., Chief Economist and Senior Vice President, NAR The number of foreclosed home sales has been rapidly falling and could essentially vanish by next year.  Those who specialize in foreclosure sales should therefore look towards other line

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REVIEW: Housing Affordability for August

At the national level, housing affordability is down from a year ago for the month of August as higher prices make it less affordable to purchase a home despite rates having another slight decline. Housing affordability is down from a

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8 Little Remodeling Touches That Make a Big Difference

Make your life easier while making your home nicer, with these design details you’ll really appreciate

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Homeowners Give the Pink Sink Some Love

When it comes to pastel sinks in a vintage bath, some people love ’em and leave ’em. Would you? In midcentury America many bathrooms were the colors of Jordan almonds. The basic fixtures — sink, tub, toilet — were pastel

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Budget Decorator: 14 Ways to Invigorate Your Home for Spring

Bring on the bright color, personal touches and unexpected art for easy makeovers with a breezy spirit Craving a fresh look for your home this spring but don’t want to spend a lot of money? From a giant DIY inspiration

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