Bathroom Mirrors That Make a Statement

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When we wake up and rub our eyes in the morning, the first thing we do is head for the mirror to start our day.

The last thing we do before bed is wash away the day in front of the mirror.

Like lighting, mirrors are one of the most important elements in a bathroom scene. Because they are so integral to the bathroom’s ambiance and play an important role in our everyday life, why settle for something standard?

Here are a few ways to go big – perhaps literally – with your ba…

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When we wake up and rub our eyes in the morning, the first thing we do is head for the mirror to start our day.

The last thing we do before bed is wash away the day in front of the mirror.

Like lighting, mirrors are one of the most important elements in a bathroom scene. Because they are so integral to the bathroom’s ambiance and play an important role in our everyday life, why settle for something standard?

Here are a few ways to go big – perhaps literally – with your ba…

Do Palm Springs Like Zsa Zsa in the '60s

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“I am a marvelous housekeeper. Every time I leave a man, I keep his house,” Zsa Zsa Gabor famously said.

The actress with the long eyelashes and the honied Hungarian accent died this week, but her spirit lives in irreverent quotes – and homes like this mid-century modern in Palm Springs.

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“I am a marvelous housekeeper. Every time I leave a man, I keep his house,” Zsa Zsa Gabor famously said.

The actress with the long eyelashes and the honied Hungarian accent died this week, but her spirit lives in irreverent quotes – and homes like this mid-century modern in Palm Springs.

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10 Homes for Sale With Amazing Kitchens

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They say home is where the heart is, and for many people the heart of a home is the kitchen.

Whether you’re in the market for a new house or need some design inspiration for a renovation, here are 10 homes that have some seriously amazing kitchens.

With professional appliances, ample counter space, and designs spanning from rustic to contemporary, these kitchens show off a range of possibility (pun intended).

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They say home is where the heart is, and for many people the heart of a home is the kitchen.

Whether you’re in the market for a new house or need some design inspiration for a renovation, here are 10 homes that have some seriously amazing kitchens.

With professional appliances, ample counter space, and designs spanning from rustic to contemporary, these kitchens show off a range of possibility (pun intended).

Tampa, FL

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3 Factors That Can Affect Your Moving Estimate

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When planning a residential move, it’s important to have an accurate idea of the final moving costs so you can set a realistic moving budget. Estimating your moving costs, however, is not as simple as it seems at first.

The movers will provide you with an estimate based on the total weight of your shipment and the actual distance to your new home. But plenty of other factors can also affect the final price and make your relocation significantly more expensive than anticipated….

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When planning a residential move, it’s important to have an accurate idea of the final moving costs so you can set a realistic moving budget. Estimating your moving costs, however, is not as simple as it seems at first.

The movers will provide you with an estimate based on the total weight of your shipment and the actual distance to your new home. But plenty of other factors can also affect the final price and make your relocation significantly more expensive than anticipated….

Expert Advice for Chinese Home Buyers

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Chinese buyers are an undeniable growing force in American real estate, racking up over $300 billion in sales between 2010 and 2015.

Some are just looking to invest their money, but many are families drawn to the United States for a variety of reasons, including excellent schools and universities, lower cost of living (compared …

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Chinese buyers are an undeniable growing force in American real estate, racking up over $300 billion in sales between 2010 and 2015.

Some are just looking to invest their money, but many are families drawn to the United States for a variety of reasons, including excellent schools and universities, lower cost of living (compared …

How this 'villain' of the housing crash could be right for you now

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Adjustable rate mortgages used to carry a stigma, but here's why they may be low-risk for borrowers now….

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Adjustable rate mortgages used to carry a stigma, but here's why they may be low-risk for borrowers now….

Real Estate Industrial Complex versus The Appraisal Institute’s Stealth Culture

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Over the past couple of weeks there has been extreme outrage expressed by the chapters and membership of the Appraisal Institute towards “National” leadership and their stealth policy culture. The last straw was “The Taking” policy of nearly all chapter funds and then charging the chapters to manage t…

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Over the past couple of weeks there has been extreme outrage expressed by the chapters and membership of the Appraisal Institute towards “National” leadership and their stealth policy culture. The last straw was “The Taking” policy of nearly all chapter funds and then charging the chapters to manage t…

Top Home Design Trends for 2017

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Editor’s note: ‘Tis the season – not only to celebrate the year’s end, but to look back at highlights of the past 12 months and start thinking about what we hope the coming year will bring. This week on Porchlight, we’ll reminisce about some of 2016’s bright spots, and help you get ready to greet 2017. 

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Editor’s note: ‘Tis the season – not only to celebrate the year’s end, but to look back at highlights of the past 12 months and start thinking about what we hope the coming year will bring. This week on Porchlight, we’ll reminisce about some of 2016’s bright spots, and help you get ready to greet 2017. 

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5 Actions To Take Now for a Better 2017

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Editor’s note: ‘Tis the season – not only to celebrate the year’s end, but to look back at highlights of the past 12 months and start thinking about what we hope the coming year will bring. This week on Porchlight, we’ll reminisce about some of 2016’s bright spots, and help you get ready to greet 2017. 

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Editor’s note: ‘Tis the season – not only to celebrate the year’s end, but to look back at highlights of the past 12 months and start thinking about what we hope the coming year will bring. This week on Porchlight, we’ll reminisce about some of 2016’s bright spots, and help you get ready to greet 2017. 

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Homebuilders super happy but not building more homes: Here's what's up with that

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Builders are super confident, but they're not building more homes. There are several reasons for this….

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Builders are super confident, but they're not building more homes. There are several reasons for this….