Weekend parties and weeknight retreats are so much more fun in a well-assembled man cave. You don’t need a whole basement: A guest room or a storage shed can be converted into a cool man cave with some creativity. Whatever your space, fill it with decor that speaks to you.
Collector? Built-in shelves are the key for your trophies, model cars or vintage beer bottles. Line the backs of your shelves with rope lights for an interesting effect. Remember the dust factor: with every cool collection come cobwebs and... read more
Contrary to some beliefs, not all wine gets better with age. If you find yourself unable to resist that lovely bottle of chardonnay to go with the Riesling … and the pinot noir … and the Malbec that you already have at home, you may want to consider creating a space to store your wine so it stays happy and delicious, ready for a party. Many new homes are adding wine cellars to their original design, but with a little knowledge and creativity, you can add a wine cellar to any house.The first question i... read more
Dog owners are famous for loving their pets—like, seriously doting on their dogs. Doggy sweaters, doggy ice cream and cookies, doggy daycare; some canines live in the lap of luxury. If you are one who lavishes love on your pooch, hold onto your kibble. You’re not going to believe the latest in smart home technology…for dogs.
Doggy smart homes are emerging on the market, each with more exciting features than the last. Some compelling developments in canine smart homes enhance entertainment, con... read more
When you're ready to buy a home, you'll first want to consider whether to work with a real estate agent. Technology has made it easier than ever to gather information about properties on the market, so why would you depend on an agent to help get you into the right space?
In fact, there are many reasons choosing a licensed real estate agent is a sound decision, and most of them boil down to your bottom line. Here are four ways a real estate agent can save you money when you're buying property.
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When you're ready to sell your property, the decision of whether to work with a real estate agent is no small consideration. In a time when everyone with internet access seemingly has the ability to post and market properties to their social networks and beyond, it's easy to question the need for hiring a professional to assist you with your real estate needs.
But don't be fooled. Real estate is a complex and highly-nuanced industry, and the assistance of a licensed real estate agent more than makes sense;... read more