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When this Nantucket cottage lost power during a storm while the homeowners were off the Massachusetts island, the pipes between the first and second floors froze, burst and eventually flooded the home with 3 inches of water. As a result, the entire downstairs had to be torn out. Fortunately, it provided the homeowners a chance to reconsider what exactly they wanted their home to look like. They were over the mid-1990s vibe, and so they set out to reimagine their home in a soothing, beachy, contemporary style.

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When prepping your home for sale, one of the most important tasks is giving your walls a fresh coat of paint. The standard advice from most real estate professionals is to keep them neutral with shades of white. But as a home stager and an interior designer, I prefer to take a more stylish approach.

Remember, the overall goal of home staging is to make each room feel fresh, inviting and neutral enough so that prospective buyers can imagine themselves living there. That doesn’t have to translate, however, to bland, boring and devoid of style. Sometimes white can work, but a greater concern is making sure the room doesn’t look too stark. These elegant, crowd-pleasing neutral paint colors can help you stage your home to perfection.

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Heather G Johnson
HEATHER G JOHNSON

Dielmann Sotheby's International Realty

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THE SINGLE BEST DAY TO SCORE A DEAL ON A HOME IS …
The shortest month of the year yields the best deals on homes.

In February, the average home sells for 6.1% less than the rest of the year, according to a study released Tuesday by real estate research firm Attom Data, which analyzed closing data for more than 50 million sales over a 16-year period. Homes in February sell for a median of $103.90 per square foot, compared to a median of $110.70 throughout the year. In January and March, the other two cheapest months, ...

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Who says it’s a bad thing to eat dinner in the kitchen? These days, with spare time and square footage at a premium, many people are ditching the formal dining room and celebrating the kitchen as the hub for not just cooking but eating as well. A smart and beautiful dining island can serve all your kitchen and dining room needs, helping you really get the best of both worlds. Whether you’re fully renovating or looking for a quick update, you can use some of these tips to incorporate dining into your kitchen island without compromising your workspace or your style.

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The obvious password you use for your devices may be making you vulnerable to a data breach. Keeper Security, a password management software firm, analyzed more than 10 million login details leaked online through data breaches that occurred in 2016.

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