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21 Ways To Prepare Your Home For Selling

Trulia | Posted 11.07.2015 | HuffPost Home

Whether you're listing your condo for sale in Miami, FL, or looking for a buyer for your home for sale in Chicago, IL, the easiest way to find what needs a little attention is to "put your buyer's hat on and walk through your home like it is the first time."

7 Ways to Increase the Comfort of Your Home

Mahogany Clayton | Posted 11.10.2015 | HuffPost Home
Mahogany Clayton

What's the point of a countdown to relaxation if your home is in fact just another stress-box? Make your home an actual getaway with some of these surefire tips that will make you want to skip those after work happy hours to just curl up on the couch.

The 411 on Toronto Condo Living with Mike Holmes

Jessica Young | Posted 11.05.2015 | HuffPost Home
Jessica Young

When I first saw him in real life I wanted to run into his embrace, show him my long list of printed-out Toronto condo listings and be assured that everything would be okay. Maybe he would comb my hair as he cradled me and say, "There there darling, this will all figure itself out."

Where Do We Stand (As We Are Able)? Latinos and the ADA 25 Years Later

Eduardo Diaz | Posted 10.28.2015 | Latino Voices
Eduardo Diaz

While it is true that we have much to celebrate with the protections afforded by the ADA, the Latino community has a long way to go in securing equal safeguards.

Cutting Corners on Construction? Think Again

Richard Roberts | Posted 10.20.2015 | New York
Richard Roberts

As far too many developers continue circumventing safety regulations that endanger New York City construction workers and the public at-large, the now considerable power of the Construction Fraud Task Force is looking to remove the economic incentive for those cheating the system.

Verizon's Memo to Staff About FiOS: "Trust the Facts." What About the Truth?

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 10.19.2015 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

Click for Verizon's "Trust the Facts". Verizon created "Trust the Facts", a fact sheet and talking points for the Verizon staff. It appears to be ba...

How the Solar Decathlon Provides an Innovative Education

Michael A. Moodian | Posted 10.05.2015 | Green
Michael A. Moodian

In the biennial event, teams composed of college students from across the globe design, assemble and operate solar-powered homes. Students strive to create structures that are attractive, effective and energy-efficient.

'Star Wars Land' To Close Beloved Rides During Construction

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 09.25.2015 | Travel

Some of your favorite rides at Disneyland are headed over to the dark side -- for the time being, that is.  The Anaheim-based Disneyland resort a...

Looking to Buy and Renovate? Why You Need to Involve a Designer

Gail Green | Posted 09.14.2015 | HuffPost Home
Gail Green

You're ready to buy. Whether it's your first or your fifth time, buying your own home can be a challenge, especially in terms of space, layout and finding that perfect fit. This prompts many people to factor the option of renovating into their decision-making when searching for homes.

Video Marketing Is King: Oops, I Meant Content!

Diane Primo | Posted 09.09.2015 | Business
Diane Primo

With 85 percent of Americans online, content is king today for marketers -- to build brands, demonstrate expertise and sell product. And no strategy may be more effective -- or "kingly" -- than video content and video marketing

Your Hotel Is Under Construction -- Now What?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 09.03.2015 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Even the best-laid plans sometimes fall apart. Construction can take longer than expected. Amenities might be unavailable. That's hardly unique to a renovation effort.

The Future of Construction Sites Lies in these Robots

Natalie Kalin | Posted 09.03.2015 | Technology
Natalie Kalin

At the intersection of arduous and repeatable, there are bound to be robots (or, at the very least, great machines.)

Construction Success

Jack Garson | Posted 09.01.2015 | Business
Jack Garson

When it comes to construction projects, all too often people start out with pretty drawings and end up with shouting matches or - worse - expensive lawsuits. Your project may be steel and concrete. But even a "minor" mistake can turn it into a leaky, moldy mess.

Pas de deux: A Collaboration of Designer and Architect--What They Do and How They Work Together

Gail Green | Posted 08.28.2015 | HuffPost Home
Gail Green

Interior designers use furnishings and accessories to construct the look and feel of the internal spaces of your home, but they only work well when they coordinate their design with the architect's exterior scheme.

Getting Your Home Ready to Sell

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 08.26.2015 | HuffPost Home
Nathaniel Sillin

Many of us don't recognize the clutter we have in our homes. However, buyers do. Real estate professionals can offer valuable feedback on the overall condition and salability of a property, and removing clutter can make properties seem more spacious.

Built to Last: Cindy Stumpo

Stacey Alcorn | Posted 08.13.2015 | Business
Stacey Alcorn

I recently sat down with a woman who is the embodiment of confidence. She is a self-made real estate developer dynamo who has hurdled over massive challenges, stomped on stereotypes, and busted through glass ceilings to rise to the top of her industry.

A Sink Flange, Robot and the Kraken: Building a Home

Tristan Higgins | Posted 08.06.2015 | Gay Voices
Tristan Higgins

We are building a house. What a wonderful thing to be able to do. We are very, very lucky, and we know this. I am not complaining. Talk about first world problems. Can you imagine complaining about something as wonderful as building a house?

Pas de deux: A Collaboration of Designer and Renovator--What They Do and How They Work Together!

Gail Green | Posted 08.06.2015 | HuffPost Home
Gail Green

Shuffling and updating your décor with the season's trends is fun, and breathing new life into a space with different wall colors or window treatments, while making things a little more complicated for you, can still be a positive experience.

Pas de deux: A Collaboration of Designer and Contractor--What They Do and How They Work Together!

Gail Green | Posted 07.30.2015 | HuffPost Home
Gail Green

So, you've just purchased the apartment next door and you want to combine the two spaces into a larger simplex. You can imagine the space, but you're not sure what all will go into it, and you want to make sure the two spaces flow together smoothly. But how do you get started?

Banking On an Affordable New York

Keith Mestrich | Posted 07.01.2015 | New York
Keith Mestrich

The banking community has an opportunity to restore this trust and make good on our social contract with customers, communities, and policymakers. We should start by investing in homeownership, which has always been the foundation of the American Dream.

Manufacturing and Infrastructure: Now Is the Time to Act

Christian Caballero | Posted 06.30.2015 | Business
Christian Caballero

News that the U.S. economy grew at an anemic 0.2 percent (GDP) during the first quarter of 2015 should trigger a reaction by policymakers in Washington.

Matt Sheehan

This Controversial Chinese Company Wants To 3-D Print Your Next House | Matt Sheehan | Posted 04.15.2015 | World

SUZHOU, China -- Walking through WinSun’s show lot in the Suzhou Industrial Park, one gets a glimpse of the past and possible future of building con...

St. Louis' $5 Billion Sewer Upgrade Could Bring Much-Needed Jobs

Angela Glover Blackwell | Posted 06.03.2015 | Impact
Angela Glover Blackwell

All over the country, cities are preparing to put billions of dollars into much-needed upgrades to aging and outdated water and sewer systems.

Burkina Faso's Brick Quarries

Julie Grahame | Posted 05.17.2015 | Arts
Julie Grahame

Burkina Faso is a small, landlocked country in West Africa, where American photographer David Pace spends time each year. Some of the areas Pace explores during his trips are the brick quarries.

The Reason Why Construction Workers Often Make The Happiest Employees

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 02.09.2015 | Business

A recent TINYpulse study found that construction workers are the happiest employees in the workforce, but that news came as no surprise to those on th...