Moving to a Smaller Home, and Decluttering a Lifetime of Belongings
THE amount of goods a couple can accumulate over 44 years living in the same house can be overwhelming. And that is what Wendel and Carolyn Thompson, of Columbia, Md., have been grappling with since January as they prepare to leave their split level and move to a retirement community this month.
Rent or Buy? The Math Is Changing
Billy Gasparino and Jenna Dillon-Gasparino were savvy enough to wait out the housing boom of a decade ago as renters. Not until 2010, well into the bust, did they buy a house in the Venice neighborhood of Los Angeles, less than a mile from the beach, for $810,000.
Where Can I Learn Home Improvement Skills?
Dear Lifehacker, I just moved into my own place! It's my first home, and I'm excited. However, I know there are repairs I'll have to do myself, and I have some improvements I'd like to make too. Problem is, I don't know where to begin.
The Best Gear for Small Apartments
To find pragmatic solutions that work for tiny-home owners as well as renters who can’t rebuild their space, we partnered with the folks at LifeEdited, who specialize in designing space-efficient apartments.
15 Singapore Homes so beautiful you won't believe they’re HDB flats
Who says your HDB flat can't be beautiful? On our sunny little island, we have a joke that says the worth of our homes is measured by the distance of the gate from our house. The longer the distance, the higher it's value.
Small Apartments Are The Homes Of The Future
Living in a small apartment shouldn’t be an inconvenient. Just because there are other much bigger spaces out there doesn’t mean you have to feel bad about your home. In fact, in highly populated areas, small apartments are the homes of the future.
The 10 Best Houses of the Year
It's architecture awards seasons right now, with honors and medals being doled out with what seems like daily regularity. Thankfully, the AIA's 2014 Housing Awards breaks up the march of zillion-dollar projects with something a little more real: Places where normal humans actually live.