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The Thing First-Time Buyers Think Is a Deal Breaker…But This Design-Minded Agent Doesn’t

It can always be added down the road.

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How to Finance a Home Renovation Without Going Broke

Six options for every budget and patience level.

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An IKEA Malm Dresser Hack That Only Costs $200 (But Looks Like It’s Worth $900)

The secret to the slats? Paint stirrers.

Kartell, Rattan—Yes, On-Trend Furniture Exists on Amazon

Kartell, Rattan—Yes, On-Trend Furniture Exists on Amazon

Fifteen of our favorite picks.

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You Can Furnish an Entire Living Room With IKEA for $1,300

Here are three ways we'd use put that budget to use.

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10 Affordable Coffee Tables That Low-Key Steal the Show

They’re all under $850.

How I Redid My Wood Floors for $50K Less Than I Was First Quoted

How I Redid My Wood Floors for $50K Less Than I Was First Quoted

Start by skipping the middleman.

A Set of $42 Indestructible Amazon Planters Top This Textile Designer’s Backyard Must-Haves

A Set of $42 Indestructible Amazon Planters Top This Textile Designer’s Backyard Must-Haves

And nine more of her budget-friendly favorites.

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Thanks to an Easy Spreadsheet, This Pro Has Saved $1K on Her Remodel So Far

Sale prices aren’t always good deals.

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This $200 IKEA Hack Is Almost Identical to This $4K Woven Raffia Dresser

Especially with a key hardware swap.

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The Average Cost of Kitchen Cabinets Is Less Than You Think

There doesn’t have to be sticker shock.

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I Found a Way to Get Terrazzo Flooring for a Fifth of the Price

This clever swap was the perfect addition to a new jewelry shop.

The $22 Amazon Upgrade That Made My New Apartment Feel Like Home

The $22 Amazon Upgrade That Made My New Apartment Feel Like Home

And seven other items I’d buy again in a heartbeat.

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This $30 Vacuum Reaches Even the Trickiest Corners

No wonder it’s gotten 36,000 positive reviews.

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I Negotiated My Rent Down $350 Using This Trick

The history tab has all the answers.

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4 Home Projects That Total to the Average $2,700 Tax Refund

In the market for a new kitchen floor?

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13 Reno Budget Hacks, Straight From Leanne Ford

Scrappy is covering your oven in vinyl wrap.

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$600 Could Get You a Fancy Sink Faucet—Or This Whole Kitchen Makeover

Sage green paint and wallpaper included.