The Year Ahead:
6 Home Updates to Make in 2019
Master quality, style, and local and ethical sourcing. See our editor’s picks for the best in 2019 style.
If it sells at its list price of $3.3 million, this home at 381 Gates Avenue will break the record for a two-family home in Bed-Stuy.
The House Method editors choose their favorite interior paint colors for the new year. See the best new neutrals, blues, reds, greens, and blacks.
In 2019, design will be all about classic design meets clean, modern sensibility.
What exactly do people think about your home? We decided to survey 1,800 people to find out. See the stats on what people notice first, what’s most likely to impress your guests, and what’s most likely to make them think otherwise.
“Finding the right designer is more like dating than most people realize. It’s not just about the looks, it’s about personality, communication, and mutual respect. The partnership is what I love most about this process.”
From spirits to modifiers, mixers, and garnishes, styling tips, and the perfect glassware. How to wow your guests this season.
How to elevate simplicity, play on timeless themes, use color and light, and create a beautiful holiday environment.
From Williamsburg-inspired to monochromatic to pinecones, bittersweet, boxwood, juniper, and even red hot peppers.
Everything you need to do now to get your home is ready for the holidays. From getting the kitchen in order to making sure the furnace is in top shape, we’ve simplified the holiday prep process so you can enjoy the celebration.
If you want to stand out among the other hosts of the holiday dinner party season, think beyond pumpkin pies and frosted garlands. Here are seven blogs to inspire your holiday get-togethers.
Entertaining in your home doesn’t have to be expensive, labor intensive, or formal. The best gatherings are often informal affairs, sometimes thrown together at the last minute. Here’s how you can master the art of hosting last-minute guests.
Total abstinence from rich holiday food simply isn't the answer. Learn from the pros how to healthfully indulge.
A few things to consider about what mortgage prepayment means for your finances and liquidity.
Sellers gain the advantage during two off-season sweet spots. Why listing your home at the holidays could mean a swift close and an easy transaction.
Housing prices in the United States hit an all-time high in June, according to the National Association of Realtors. There are signs high home prices are leveling off, but buying a house is still really expensive. In what might be the hottest of all seller's markets, what is a buyer to do?
Every home buying and selling experience is unique. The market will change, as will your needs, your budget, time frame, tastes, and the length and depth of your search. Here’s how you can find the right real estate agent to guide you through the home buying or selling process.
You may think that your home insurance covers all damage to your house, but flooding, earthquakes, and normal wear and tear are just a few items not covered by a standard homeowners insurance policy. Here are 16 items not covered by homeowners insurance and how you can get coverage for them.
Homeownership may seem like a financially smart move, but if you don’t have a strong enough credit score or are shopping in a seller’s market, renting may be the better option. Here are seven instances when renting may beat buying.
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It’s estimated that nearly half of home renovations go over budget, so how can you plan for the unexpected when it comes to a costly project? We explore how much you should really be budgeting for your reno and how to ensure you stay within budget and on schedule.
Summer may be the most popular time to take on a home renovation, but there are key advantages to cost and availability afforded only in winter.
The ultimate guide on how to vacuum with insight from experts at Dyson, Miele, Roomba Stanley Steemer, and more. We'll address how to pick the right vacuum for you, how to make the most of attachments, how to care for your floors, and even how vacuums work. But ultimately, we'll answer the question: Is there a right way to vacuum?
Prepare your home for an emergency by ensuring your homes meets egress window safety requirements. In this article, we’ll discuss types of egress windows, international building code requirements, and considerations for installing egress windows.
The Sense energy monitor could save you hundreds on your energy bills every year and can predict appliance and system failure. Meet the device that unlocks a multitude of information about how our money, time, and energy is being spent in the home.
Window air conditioners have improved significantly over the years and now include built-in energy efficiency features, programmable timers, and powerful fan speeds. Keep reading our comprehensive buyer's guide to find the best unit for you and your home.
When you buy a dog house, whether it’s one for indoors or out, you’ll want one that you (and your dog) absolutely love and trust. We’ve reviewed the top-rated dog houses, so we can let you know which ones we think are the best on the market.