30
Sep 17

5 Fresh Podcasts Worth Listening To This Fall

While obviously listening to amazing podcasts is a year-round activity, now that fall is here, there are five in particular that I’ve been loving while walking to work. Grab a cute knitted hat and some earbuds and give these shows a listen.

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30
Sep 17

A Blend of Two Worlds in a Scholarly & Creative Chicago Loft — House Tour

Name: Olivia Mae Romano and her cats Ruth Bader Ginsburg & Sonia Sotomayor
Location: Pilsen — Chicago, Illinois
Size: 1,100 square feet
Years lived in: 1 year, rented

Inspired by her mother’s eye for design and skill at finding home decor gems in back alleys, Olivia has made her Pilsen loft an inspiring space. As a little girl, Olivia remembers being driven to school by her mother who would constantly pull off the road to pick up furniture she spotted. Olivia was so embarrassed when she would show up late to school because of her mother’s thriftiness. She now says she is the exact same way.

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30
Sep 17

Before & After: A Basic IKEA Desk Gets Some Personality

After spotting this bright pink, approachably Boho IKEA hack on the internet superhighway, we knew we had to share it with you. After hitting up the IKEA ‘as is’/clearance section, Becky and Kelsey (aka The Sorry Girls) knew they could make something out of this compact, but slightly boring desk situation. They snatched it up, took it home and worked their DIY magic!

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30
Sep 17

A Balanced Blend of Decades and Styles in a Sophisticated Home — Professional Project

Project by: Sophia Shibles of SCS Design
Location: Providence, Rhode Island

Sophia’s clients had an enviable inheritance of mid-century modern furniture and art that they wanted blended into their older home. With incredibly rich colors and varied textures the space is sumptuous yet playful, striking an impressive balance of artistic nonchalance with classic glamour.

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30
Sep 17

Espresso Your Love For Coffee With These 11 Javariffic Products

September 29 (today!) is National Coffee Day, and while we don’t celebrate a ton of food holidays around here, we couldn’t miss the chance to salute everyone’s favorite energy boosting bean juice. We rounded up some items for those that are coffee obsessed amongst us, so you can go forth and caffeinate in style.

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29
Sep 17

Living in Weehawken NJ, Buying, Selling & Renting

Buying and Renting in Weehawken

Ever since the drop in the market in 2008, Weehawken has become one of the most desired places to live within New Jersey. And during that time many folks took the opportunity to invest in Weehawken real estate because of this beautiful melting pot of a diverse group of people who loved to be within walking distance from their home – and all the food and fun.

Now when it comes to buying or renting a place in Weehawken, there can be some challenges due to low inventory in 2017. From a renting perspective, there are so many property management companies who waste peoples time with unrealistic processes to qualify a renter. And then if you’re looking to buy real estate in Weehawken, the prices can get quite high if you’re not familiar with the real comps and value of the market place.

So if you are thinking about buying or selling in Weehawken NJ Call me at 862-228-0554


29
Sep 17

Should I Buy a Home Now? Or Wait Until Next Year? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Should I Buy a Home Now? Or Wait Until Next Year? [INFOGRAPHIC]| Simplifying The Market

Should I Buy a Home Now? Or Wait Until Next Year? [INFOGRAPHIC]| Simplifying The Market

Some Highlights:

  • The Cost of Waiting to Buy is defined as the additional funds it would take to buy a home if prices & interest rates were to increase over a period of time.
  • Freddie Mac predicts interest rates to rise to 4.4% by next year.
  • CoreLogic predicts home prices to appreciate by 5.0% over the next 12 months.
  • If you are ready and willing to buy your dream home, find out if you are able to!

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29
Sep 17

Joanna Gaines Is Sharing Sneak Peeks of New Furniture On Instagram

Good news for Gaines super fans: Joanna is sharing sneak peeks of her new line of furniture for Magnolia Home over on Instagram right now.

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29
Sep 17

A Warm & Neutral Family Apartment in Barcelona — House Tour

Name: Coni, Albert and Mia (plus their cat!)
Location: Ciutat Vella — Barcelona, Spain
Size: 1,023 square feet
Years lived in: 5 years, owned

When Swiss fashion designer Coni met Albert in Barcelona years ago, their adventures as a couple were off to a good start. After a year of dating, they moved into a small apartment in Barcelona. However, they knew they’d have to upgrade to a bigger space when Coni became pregnant with their daughter. They had been apartment hunting for several months, when Coni passed by a gorgeous flat and saw the sale poster on the window. Coni and Albert took a tour together and they instantly fell in love with it. After four months of renovations, they finally moved in.

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29
Sep 17

Bite-Size Kitchen Upgrades You Can Do in A Day (For Less than $100)

Turning your kitchen into a culinary haven is something you can do bit by bit, weekend by weekend. If you’ve been itching to make some changes, but you don’t have a lot of time or a big budget, here are a handful of projects you can do with just a free day and a hundred bucks.

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