Amortization, the word, stems from the Latin "mort," meaning death. In real estate speak, it literally means to "kill a loan" over a defined period of...
Illinois State Rep. David McSweeney (R-Barrington Hills) says he thinks property taxes should freeze all across Illinois in an op-ed in the Chicago Tr...
The heat is on, and there's nothing we'd rather do more than take a dive in a deep, refreshing pool. For most of us, that means heading to the local community center or finding a natural swimming hole.
Its visibility has a major impact on your home's curb appeal, while its size (usually at least 400 square feet) opens up all kinds of repurposing possibilities. Here are 10 DIY ways to maximize your garage's potential this weekend.
It is quiet again here in Spoleto, and that feels so good. The Festival Dei 2Mondi (Festival of 2 Worlds) ended with a glorious Final Concert in the Duomo Piazza, complete with American show tunes from the 50s and 60s!
While hitting stores and shops online or offline can be great for spotting the current trends and innovations in home decorating and design, it's the industry events that give a sneak peek into what's ahead.
It's clear the homeowners took care to modernize the home while still retaining the 1920s character, with antique-looking lights, a subway tile backsplash and distressed hardwood floors. The light gray walls match perfectly with the marble countertops and white cabinets.
I love arts festivals, especially the opportunity to see so many new and interesting and challenging performances, and the Spoleto Festival dei 2Mondi was really amazing.
Planning a party for 12 or just a dinner for two? Either way, learn how to create a comfortable space that accommodates your personal dining style.
In episode 13 we begin to redo a room that is extremely important: the closet. This is where my shoes and clothes will reside, and I want them to fe...
Truth is, if you've got a spare room, it's smart to always be prepared for visitors: both the invited and the unexpected drop-ins. That's why we put the challenge of redoing this guest room-bedroom and bathroom-in the hands of the ultimate tag team.
Jeffords is remodeling her home with her husband and two daughters. Here, she talks with domino about painting in the studio with the kids and her exciting home reno plans.
Because sometimes it's easier to be told what not to do.
The knots in the wooden floor were raised so high they could send you sprawling. The linoleum tiles in the kitchen made my feet sweat. I hated that house.
Where do you go for gems?! The junkyard of course! We ended up finding some great pieces too: a mirror, two bronze jugs, an old bar marquee that say's "Jo's Place", and a vintage gum ball machine.
These tips will make a pint-size party feel oh-so-grand.