Color Trends – Interior Design Trends

We’re more than halfway through 2016, which means one thing: It’s already time to discuss which home decor trends will define next year. On the color front, sophisticated hues are poised to take center stage, according to Behr who, just released their predictions for colors to keep an eye on in 2017. The paint company…

Home-Buying Benefits for Veterans & Military Buyers | Realtor.com®

Veterans, service members, and their families believe in homeownership. In fact, the homeownership rate among veterans far outpaces that of civilians. But the financial toll of military service can make it tough for some veterans to get a financial foothold, let alone land a home loan. –– ADVERTISEMENT –– The good news is those who…

Chalkboard Paint Ideas and Advice

Chalkboard paint is a huge trend—and why not? It creates a ready surface where you can jot down your shopping list or notes to family members, as well as a place where your kids (and even you!) can express your artistic urges whenever the mood strikes. That said, there’s a method to applying chalkboard paint that homeowners would…

The Best Way to Move With Pets

When I relocated from New York City to Washington, DC, 20 years ago, I had a cranky calico cat named Blaze. Before movers arrived, I placed my kitty in the bathroom while movers packed and taped 50 boxes. But after the last box filled the truck, Blaze was nowhere to be found. via The Best…