Healthy Eating and Lifestyle

Downsizing 101

Did you know that the size of an average single-family home has increased to more than 2,500 square feet or 2 ½ times as big as it was right after World War II? Homeowners have long been convinced that living in as much space as possible is always better, but the reality is more complicated […]

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The Trend of Using Industrial Spaces as Studio Apartments and Workspaces

In response to falling occupancy rates in mid-priced studio apartments and declining rental rates for commercial office space in San Francisco, early last year, a developer built a studio apartment building on the corner of Grand and Howard Streets. Known as the Wedge House, it opened in June 2014 with 54 one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments […]

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The Millennial’s Guide to Investing in a Home

Millennials are kicking off their 20s in a historically different economy. What may seem like wild and crazy money investing practices are actually completely normal and supported by the IRS. Unlike previous generations, the new generation will not be burdened with financial hang-ups or previous financial disasters. Millennials’ ability to invest in property will help […]

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The Positive Psychological Effects of Spending Money on Experiences

A New York Times story, published online last week, described how this core component of positive psychology has begun to permeate the business world. After all, experiences provide a number of tangible benefits for both businesses and customers. However, it’s also the way businesses acquire that experience that leads to the positive psychological effects that […]

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