Архив автора: Kate Streit

These 4 Bedroom Features Have Fallen Out of Favor

The new year is a great time to reevaulate the aesthetics of your home, especially if you want to make some updates with an eye on resale value. While bathrooms and kitchens offer the most opportunities return on investment, bedrooms also offer ample opportunities for beneficial (and relatively easy!) updates—especially if they feature some common features that now scream «dated.» (далее…)

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6 Tiny Houses on Wheels to Buy on Etsy, Starting at $7K

Tiny homes on wheels (T.H.O.W) can give you a Marie Kondo-friendly downsizing plan in a wanderlust-satisfying package. And, thankfully, procuring one can be as easy as purchasing a personalized gift or vintage clothing. Yes, tiny homes are available on Etsy—and here are six great options to help you start planning your life on the go. Just remember to speak with the seller to make sure you understand what you’re buying as tiny homes often come with hidden costs and complications! (далее…)

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The $13 Amazon Buy That Solves Every Renter’s Biggest Winter Problem

Winter is officially here, and in many parts of the country, people are hunkering down for a season of cold temperatures and snow. Keeping your rental warm throughout the season can be a challenge when you’re at the whim of your building’s management—and you can’t make the major efficiency improvements that would make your unit a wee bit cozier on your own. But the solution may lie in a very simple product: indoor window insulation kits. (далее…)

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The Salary You’d Need to Buy the ‘Home Alone’ House

You’ve probably watched «Home Alone» at least a handful of times since it was released in 1990—it’s a holiday classic. And if you weren’t too distracted by the implausibility of Kevin’s hijinks, you may have noticed that the McCallisters’ house is a beautiful six-bedroom, three-and-a-half bathroom Georgian. And, if you’re like us, you’re probably wondering what a house like that costs. (далее…)

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The Salary You’d Need to Own the «This Is Us» House

If you’re a fan of NBC’s wildly popular drama, «This Is Us,» you probably know a thing or two about the Pearson family. Have you ever wondered about the beautiful (but doomed) home the family lives in? While the house is located in Pittsburgh on the show, it’s actually filmed at a home in the Eagle Rock neighborhood of Los Angeles—the place where Rebecca and Jack road-tripped to early on in their relationship, ironically enough. Throughout the series, we see flashbacks of the residence decked out in its 1980s furnishings and flair. But in real life, as you can imagine, the home’s interior looks wildly contemporary compared to its televised version. (далее…)

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The Salary You’d Need to Own the «Full House» House

Beloved family sitcom «Full House» ended back in 1995, but thanks to reruns and a spinoff that debuted on Netflix in 2016, fans continue to be enamored with the Tanner family. Almost as iconic as the show’s characters is the beautiful San Francisco home they lived in. The famed three-bedroom, four-bathroom Charles Lewis Hinkel house on Broderick Street in the Lower Pacific Heights neighborhood continues to be a popular tourist attraction for those hoping to get a glimpse of television history. It may surprise you to learn that Jeff Franklin, the creator of the show, bought the home in 2016 for a cool $4 million. (далее…)

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This Is How Much It Costs to Live 10 Minutes From the Golden Gate Bridge

There’s a lot to love about the Bay Area. Whether you want to hit the beach, dine at world-class restaurants, or visit Fisherman’s Wharf, there’s a little something for everyone. One of the most famous attractions in San Francisco is the Golden Gate Bridge. Opened in 1937, the bridge cost $35 million in principal and $39 million in interest to construct. The bridge is about 1.7 miles in length and contains about 88,000 tons of steel. Today, the bridge sees more than 10 million annual visitors. (далее…)

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