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Empty Nest/Baby Boomers

Putting a grandparent or other elderly relative into a nursing care facility is never an easy decision.  Most of us would prefer not to do it, and our older loved ones would almost always rather stay in their own homes, too.  It’s an issue that looms for many of us, as 78 million baby boomers...

Home Theater Design: Top Tips

With all the static about new digital technologies, more and more people are looking to design their very own home theaters. To make sure your new media room is a hit, lead design consultant Davis Remignanti of www.furniture.com offers do-it-yourself solutions for all budgets with these...

Bathroom Sinks and Vanities

If a day at the spa is your valentine’s favorite gift, create a spa-away-from-the-spa in your own home. Simply upgrading a few existing fixtures and adding upscale products can elevate the experience in a bathroom space you already have. Try a few smart improvements to add comfort and luxury,...

Buying or Selling a Home

If you're considering the purchase of a vacation home, take steps to ensure that your choice offers low-maintenance enjoyment throughout the year. Start by determining whether the vacation home will be used exclusively by your family or spend most of its days as an investment property rented...

Room Makeover Ideas for Empty Nest or Unused Space in Your Home

It might be the day you’ve dreamt about or maybe even dreaded: After the kids go off to college or out into the world, you’re left with some empty space in your home. So what should you do with it? Even if you don’t have kids leaving home, you might have some dead space in your house that...

Sell Your Home to the New Seniors

Last month, the first baby boomers reached the age of 65 – and that might be good news for home sellers in urban areas and bustling suburban town centers. 

Boomers, unlike their parents before them, are unlikely to embrace the “senior” label and all that it had implied in generations past. ...