Small Space, Smart Space

Trying to sell your small space? Or have you just invested in petite digs and are overwhelmed (or is that underwhelmed?) by the proximity of one wall to another? Never fear: House Beautiful is here. A slough of decorators share their mini-manse “decorating no-nos” with those (me included) who are sometimes stumped by their lack… Read More

World’s Most Disgusting Flat for Sale

Urban myth or landlord nightmare? Judge for yourself. The latest real estate fodder making its way around the net is “Buy My Dump – I’m selling my trashed dirty apartment – world’s most disgusting flat,” a Houston rental property, supposedly gone very, very, very wrong. The property owner cites: Basically I was underinsured and my insurer will… Read More

Pooches for Small Spaces

So you’ve found the ultimate city condo. You can walk to your job, to the grocery store; you’ve got a killer view of the Olympics; your neighbors are friendly, your building beautiful (and pet friendly). To complete your settled-in self, you’re bent on getting a canine companion. Reality check: you live in a condo. You… Read More