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What to Do If You’re Getting Evicted During COVID-19

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Evictions are on the rise across the country as many Americans are out of work and struggling to pay their rent. You might even be one of them. read more

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2020 Holiday Rules to Avoid Being the Neighborhood Grinch

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It’s that time of year again. You know: the time of year when your neighbors host loud parties late at night, clutter your halls with tacky decorations, and play obnoxiously festive music. read more

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Why is Rent Dropping Among LA Luxury Buildings?

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In these unprecedented times, people are struggling to afford basic necessities like monthly rent and utilities. Property company Zillow reported that around 2.7 million adults in the United States found themselves moving back home and living with a parent or grandparent in March and April as the coronavirus pandemic spread around the country. read more

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9 Easy Steps to Replace a Light Fixture

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Replacing a light fixture can be a relatively inexpensive way to jazz up an apartment — or maybe the fixture that’s currently in there is just in dire need of an update. Either way, why hire an electrician to change it when you can give it a go yourself? read more

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Need Some Extra Cash? Here are 9 Part-Time Jobs You Can Do From Home

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Even if you have a decent full-time job, there’s bound to be something shiny that catches your eye that you could have if you just had a little more cash flow — and one of the best things about modern technology is how easy it’s making it to earn that extra money without ever leaving […] read more

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21 Cool DIY Gifts to Make for Dad This Father’s Day

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It’s always hard to pick the perfect gift for dad, but with shopping options limited this year because of a global pandemic, it seems more challenging than ever. Take the stress out of the situation by making him a gift from the heart and hands with these fun DIY projects that are so easy, read more

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9 Boredom-Busting Arts and Crafts Projects to Do With Your Kids

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Arts and crafts have always been great for keeping kids occupied. After all, creativity is an excellent outlet for pent-up energy, and crafting gives kids a nice break from sometimes overwhelming homework. read more

When it comes to dealing with heavy-duty spills, you'll want to avoid cleaning with paper towels.

8 Bad Cleaning Habits That are Costing You Time and Energy

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Some view cleaning as a zen experience, while others regard it as a sort of necessary evil. Regardless of your own views on it, there’s no question that it has to be done. But wouldn’t it be nice if we could save both time and energy on our chores by doing them way more quickly […] read more

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Important Measurements to Take Before Leasing

There’s no doubt about it: hauling furniture and other large objects to and fro is one of the most onerous parts of move-in day, and after the exhaustion of packing up and unloading countless boxes kicks in, furnishing your new place can seem like a Herculean task. Lucky for us all, it only takes a […] read more