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Beyond IKEA: These Are the Best Affordable DTC Furniture Brands

Style without the splurge.

Shea McGee, Emily Henderson, and More Share Their All-Time Favorite Target Buys

Including a seriously covetable fringe-y woven basket.

Is Scandinavian Style the New Mid-Century Modern?

The new Nordic.

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My Secret to Getting a Lamp (or Sofa!) for Free

The art of stooping.

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We’ve Got Intel on the Ideal Home Listing Price Right Now

And the magic number is…

Money-Conscious Gen-Zers Are Buying Homes in These Midsize Cities

They’re taking advantage of low mortgage rates.

A WFH Perk: Moving to a City Where Starter Homes Are Actually Affordable

These are the top three places.

Save vs. Splurge: The Hardware Edition

Terrazzo knobs or polished bronze pulls? You decide.

The Time to Master the Art of Rent Negotiation Is Now

Especially if you live in this California city.

This New Google Tool Is a Lifesaver for First-Time Home Buyers

Mortgages are no longer a mystery.

Here’s How Much House You Can Buy With $250K Today

A city-by-city preview.

Don’t Lose Out on Your Dream Home—A Realtor’s Tips for Sealing the Deal

Because houses are selling faster than ever.

Your Ultimate Memorial Day Sales Guide Is Here

Where to shop and what to buy, according to our style team.

8 Stores Designers Swear By for Affordable Decor

Hint: You’ve heard of them all before.

9 Super-Sale Nordstrom Finds That’ll Make You Feel Better About Staying Put

Treat yourself to 60 percent off.

The One Item Interior Designers Are Buying at IKEA Right Now

Their shopping list is gold.

The One Item Interior Designers Always Buy at HomeGoods

No, it’s not a spiralizer.

Nate Berkus, Sarah Sherman Samuel, and More Share Their First Apartment Mistakes

Designers—they’re just like us!

Heads-Up: It’s Now Less Expensive to Buy Than Rent in These Cities

Maybe it’s time to reconsider a mortgage.

The Best Costco Furniture For Every Style and Budget

The big box retailer has some seriously nice pieces.

How 11 Designers Would Spend $100 at IKEA

Living large with *way* less.

The Average Number of Houses People Look at Before They Find “the One”

Plus how to speed up the process.

Found: The Best MLK Weekend Sales to Shop Right Now

Your chance to snag massively discounted Le Creuset.

Leanne Ford’s Hometown Made the List of Places Where It’s Better to Buy Than Rent

Your dream fixer-upper is a down payment away.

10 Stylish Finds We Discovered on Our Last IKEA Trip

The purple table lamp will replace your Sinnerlig obsession.

The Best Way to Split Rent When Your Rooms Are Different Sizes

Without sacrificing your relationship.

8 Things Team Domino Only Ever Buys on Amazon

From all-natural candles to luxury body wash.

This Was the Best-Selling Amazon Product on Cyber Monday

Plus some unexpected ways to use it.

Millennials Are Moving More Than Any Other Generation—Here’s Why

Multi-hyphenates are taking over.

Call Off the Search: We Found the Best Cyber Monday Sales

24 home brands to shop today.

99% of People Say This Is the First Thing They Look for in a Roommate

Do you agree?

We Furnished Our Apartment Almost Entirely for Free

Here’s how we made it feel like home.

It’s My Job to Shop—Here’s How to Find the Best Black Friday Deals

Plus, the products that sell out first.

Why This Is the Best Month to Move

Plus three tips for navigating it.

Rent Is More Affordable in These 3 Buzzy Cities Than It Was 4 Years Ago

Here’s how residents are saving an extra $1,000 each month.

We Shop for a Living—Here’s How We Find the Best Amazon Deals

Two editors share their tricks.

This Item From Bed Bath & Beyond’s New Kids’ Line Is the Talk of Our Office

It has nothing to do with nurseries.

All the Best Tableware in H&M Home’s Fall Sale Is Under $10

Snag everything for less than a dinner out.

This Is the Ideal Age to Move Out on Your Own

What’s the rush?

9 Furniture Finds You’d Never Guess Came From Amazon

Including a Jonathan Adler table.

The Best Cities for Fueling Your Thrift Shopping Habit

Pack your bags (and bring an extra suitcase).

Why I Moved in With Roommates at Age 37

There is a silver lining.

How Leanne Ford Made the Most of Her Biggest Bedroom Ever

The designer decked out her new rental.

33 Labor Day Deals to Shop Before the Weekend Is Over

The early bird gets the home decor.

Is Living in a Small Town Really More Affordable?

Calling all fed-up urbanites.

This Under-$200 Smart Home Upgrade Could Raise the Value of Your House

Keep your cool (and your cash).

5 Designers on the Lessons They’ve Learned From Renovations Gone Wrong

A little prep goes a long way.

Is Having a Roommate Saving You Any Money?

A new study says…

We Shop at Target for a Living—Here Are 9 Things to Snap Up Right Now

The @targetdoesitagain duo takes us down the home aisle.