Wednesday, February 20, 2019

This Company Converts Minivans Into Two-Person Campers Starting at $8,500

With more and more people committed to adopting a nomadic lifestyle, the case for making permanent living spaces out of campers continues to grow stronger. Recently, we've seen a family of four living in a Mercedes sprinter van and even received an up close and personal look at this newlywed couple who transformed a retro van into a cozy tiny home to travel cross country.

Over 1 million American couples live on the road and if you're looking to join them, Oasis Campervans can have you settled and rolling towards the destination of your choice in a customized camper van conversion.

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Study Says People Aren't Using Real Estate Agents, for Bad Reasons

From skipping title insurance to letting the seller stay in the home after closing, there's a lot of bad real estate advice out there. But one of the most ill-advised tips? You don't need a real estate agent. The benefits of using an agent are well-documented, but it seems like an alarming amount of people haven't gotten the memo. According to a new report from the home-improvement networking website Porch, a sizable portion of people across age groups are choosing not to work with a real estate agent while buying a home.

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An Experimental Food Designer's Home Is Inspired by Mister Rogers — House Tour

Name: Emma Orlow, roommates
Location: Bedford-Stuyvesant — Brooklyn, New York
Years Lived In: 2 years, renting

Emma Orlow doesn't just write about food, she makes art with it. Among some of the things she's done with food, according to her website: Representing the varied food histories of Brooklyn neighborhoods in an edible installation; turning a tablecloth into a coloring book using spices, and creating a performative dining experience in an abandoned department store building, to name a few. When it came time to decorate the Brooklyn apartment she shares with roommates, Emma used the same visual tools seen in her work: Fun and playfulness.

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The Best Rom-Com Heroine Apartments, Ranked

It's one thing to go down the line of your classic romantic comedies and pick your favorite couples, but what about the great debate over who had the best digs? Here to settle the score is the definitive ranking of romantic comedy heroine's apartments. From Bridget Jones to Vivian Ward, here's who decorated it best.

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5 Hand Creams That Professional House Cleaners Swear By

It's a sad truth of housekeeping that even if you wear gloves, your hands will still wind up dry after a cleaning marathon. So we scoured Reddit and even called on a few of our favorite housekeeping experts for the inside scoop on the best hand-saving products to use during and after cleaning. From coconut oil to diaper cream, here's what the pros say to use to keep your hands soft, smooth, and moisturized.

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Dating Spaces: Houseguest Do's and Don'ts

Welcome to Dating Spaces, our new series where we look at the world of dating and relationships—through the lens of home. From that first "Want to come back to my place?" to the (hopefully final) "Want to move in together?" home is an inevitable part of courtship. And we're going there. Have a story to tell? Give us a sneak peek in the comments and you could be featured in an upcoming video!

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This Architect Customized a Brooklyn Studio for Her 1960s Van — House Tour

Name: Jean Chandler
Location: Bushwick — Brooklyn, NYC
Size: 750 square feet
Years Lived In: 3 years, renting

Interior architect Jean Chandler has been designing workplaces for 14 years, and making things out of wood and metal since she was a kid. And three years ago, she was able to be her own client, customizing this studio space in Brooklyn to exactly how she wants to live. It's a life which includes an unusual flatmate: a 1967 Ford Falcon Club Wagon.

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