Zillow Hosts Tech Volunteer Fair

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My Favorite Tips for Drought-Tolerant Landscaping

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Here in California, where my husband Tarek and I do most of our house flipping, we always have to think about the weather when we plan our landscaping. We never want to spend money on landscaping that’ll look great for a week and then wither and die if it doesn’t get a ton of watering and maintenance.

With the ongoing drought in our area, I’ve been thinking a lot lately about landscaping designs that don’t need much watering but can create a cool, low-maintenance, high-curb-app…

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Here in California, where my husband Tarek and I do most of our house flipping, we always have to think about the weather when we plan our landscaping. We never want to spend money on landscaping that’ll look great for a week and then wither and die if it doesn’t get a ton of watering and maintenance.

With the ongoing drought in our area, I’ve been thinking a lot lately about landscaping designs that don’t need much watering but can create a cool, low-maintenance, high-curb-app…

Quiz: Are You a Savvy Mortgage Shopper?

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5 Tools Every Gardener Should Splurge On

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I’ve both tried and disposed of a lot of garden tools over the years, but I only use a handful of unusual-looking ones. These chosen few are so handy that I rarely use a shovel, cultivator or string trimmer anymore. I hope they’ll be just as useful for you.

DeWit serrated trowel

DeWit Garden Tools’ unique take on a common trowel is everything you could possibly want in a garden tool. Its comfort…

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I’ve both tried and disposed of a lot of garden tools over the years, but I only use a handful of unusual-looking ones. These chosen few are so handy that I rarely use a shovel, cultivator or string trimmer anymore. I hope they’ll be just as useful for you.

DeWit serrated trowel

DeWit Garden Tools’ unique take on a common trowel is everything you could possibly want in a garden tool. Its comfort…

House of the Week: A 216-Year-Old Bridgehampton Estate

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Affectionately known as the Whale House, this classic Bridgehampton treasure offers a great deal of history and an elegant summer home or year-round escape. Originally built in 1800, the updated and expanded estate sits on just under three acres and encompasses 6 bedrooms, 4.5 baths and 4,559 square feet — all for a listing price of $7.995 million.

Clad in wood shingle siding th…

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Affectionately known as the Whale House, this classic Bridgehampton treasure offers a great deal of history and an elegant summer home or year-round escape. Originally built in 1800, the updated and expanded estate sits on just under three acres and encompasses 6 bedrooms, 4.5 baths and 4,559 square feet — all for a listing price of $7.995 million.

Clad in wood shingle siding th…

Get really fit by hitting the basement

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Thousands of offerings, from cardio to core, back to butt, are in demand and on-demand, streaming on smart TVs, tablets and laptops….

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Thousands of offerings, from cardio to core, back to butt, are in demand and on-demand, streaming on smart TVs, tablets and laptops….

Wells Fargo launches 3% down payment mortgage

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The nation's largest lender is offering a new mortgage with a 3 percent down payment requirement. What gives?…

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The nation's largest lender is offering a new mortgage with a 3 percent down payment requirement. What gives?…

3 Favorite Outdoor Spaces for Summer Fun

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Summer is our favorite time of the year to work with clients. Whether we’re curating an outdoor kitchen or styling a beautiful new deck, something about the warm weather makes us want to blur the lines between the indoors and outdoors with thoughtful design and fashion-forward functionality.

Here are some of our favorite ways to create an inspirational outdoor space this season.

The rooftop deck

Those of us who aren’t blessed with the square footage to have a backyard…

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Summer is our favorite time of the year to work with clients. Whether we’re curating an outdoor kitchen or styling a beautiful new deck, something about the warm weather makes us want to blur the lines between the indoors and outdoors with thoughtful design and fashion-forward functionality.

Here are some of our favorite ways to create an inspirational outdoor space this season.

The rooftop deck

Those of us who aren’t blessed with the square footage to have a backyard…

Set Up an Outdoor Dinner Party With a Beachy Vibe

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Keeping it simple is the key to outdoor entertaining. Whether you’re working with a stylish backyard, small stoop, or roof deck, our dinner party features a few key pieces that work in any setting. Tasteful string lights, mellow table settings, and mismatched styles are perfect for entertaining al fresco.

String them along

Bulb-style bistro string lights above the table illuminate the scene, while two big Monstera leaves as a tropical centerpiece means no f…

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Keeping it simple is the key to outdoor entertaining. Whether you’re working with a stylish backyard, small stoop, or roof deck, our dinner party features a few key pieces that work in any setting. Tasteful string lights, mellow table settings, and mismatched styles are perfect for entertaining al fresco.

String them along

Bulb-style bistro string lights above the table illuminate the scene, while two big Monstera leaves as a tropical centerpiece means no f…

Obamas’ next home: 9 bedrooms in upscale Washington neighborhood

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The mansion in Washington's upscale Kalorama neighborhood is owned by former Clinton aide Joe Lockhart. The NYT reports….

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The mansion in Washington's upscale Kalorama neighborhood is owned by former Clinton aide Joe Lockhart. The NYT reports….