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Move Where the Fun Is Happening

By Zoe Eisenberg Many of us move for work, family or school—but how about moving for fun? According to WalletHub, the average American spends nearly $3,000 on entertainment each year. With that in mind, WalletHub recently released a report on 2018's Most Fun Cities in America. While the No. 1 city may not surprise you (helloooo, Vegas!), some of the other list-toppers may. For instance, New York doesn't come in until the third slot, and Orlando beat out Miami, likely due to its several theme parks. New Orleans, on the other hand, is mid-list in the ninth slot, whereas Los Angeles doesn't enter until spot 13! To snag their findings, WalletHub compared more than 180 U.S. cities across 65 key metrics, looking at movie theaters, breweries, fitness clubs and more. In doing so, the study found that New York has the...
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These 5 Things Don't Matter When You Buy Your First Home

By Ann Brenoff Buying your first home can be scary. All those concerns you have about money are quite legitimate, and the mortgage process can be confusing. On top of that, you want to make sure the house fits you.   But some of the things that first-time homebuyers worry about...

These Popular Laundry Room Trends Are Taking Over

Long gone are the days when the laundry room was a small space that only contained a washer and dryer hidden somewhere in the house. No longer solely used for washing clothes, laundry rooms have been redesigned to serve as a multi-use, functional room within the home. According to the...

How to Get More Use Out of Your Stair Landing

By Nicole Jacobs, HouzzStair landings — those resting spots in the middle of a staircase or at its top — are often underused real estate in the home. But a little planning can help you make better use of it, whether your space is on the small side or quite...

10 Interior Design Tips To Get Your Project Off The Ground

By Nicola Sanders, HouzzWhen you’re revamping your home, you may be stuck on some fundamentals, like knowing how high to hang a painting or how big your rug should be. Here is a handy collection of interior design rules — some general, others more specific — to get you started.Imperfect...