Say you’ve been inspired to take on a do-it-yourself (DIY) project at home, but how do you decide what projects to tackle versus what to leave to the professionals?
When it comes to selling a home, the sale often hinges on kitchens and bathrooms. These spaces still remain at the top of a potential buyer’s list in judging the [...]
Stringent property controls in China are causing developers to flee, while others are committing suicide.
There are a lot of people who tend to hold onto certain items, such as mementos, clothing, and even furniture, for nostalgic reasons.
There are three basic steps to painting: Put the paint on the surface, spread the paint out, and then even out the surface, or what is called “laying out.” Before the [...]
Believe it or not, summer is almost over. As hot steamy days give way to balmy nights, many of you may be looking for ways to transition your décor from summer to fall, while [...]
Last week we covered how to prep a room for painting. Now let’s go through how to prep the actual paint and materials. But first things first, you have to gear up.
If you’re listing your home and want to upstage all the other sellers’ listings, take it up a notch with some suggestions that go beyond cleaning the windows inside and out.
For the second quarter of 2012, New York City’s residential home sales and prices are holding steady, according to the Real Estate Board of New York’s Q2 2012 Residential Sales Report, the most comprehensive quarterly review of recorded transactions, which [...]
Prices for new residential developments in Manhattan have risen by 12.4 percent from March 2011 to March this year, according to a StreetEasy report.