Home & Lifestyle

Dec. 21, 2020

Who's Responsible for that Tree in My Yard?

Urban ForestryI have a client looking to buy an adorable historic home in Lafayette. Between the sidewalk and the street, we spy a very large, old, beautiful tree about ten feet from the streetlight. The buyer asked if that tree is the homeowner’s responsibility. I had no answer for him!   ...

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Jan. 8, 2020

The Craftsman Style Home

The Craftsman or also known as the Arts and Crafts style home is very popular in Lafayette and West Lafayette.  You can recognize it by its large, inviting front porch. 

This design, having its origins in Victoria England, has an interesting philosophical basis.  The emphasis is on ...

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Nov. 15, 2019

Creating an Eclectic Home Style

How to transform your space into an eclectic style.

Eclectic StyleChoosing a style for your home is not easy.  You love so many different types of things:  the old vase your mother gave you that has been in the family for years; the rocking chair that grandma used since ...

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Oct. 11, 2019

Does Decluttering Make Sense?

It seems everyone is “Marie Kondoing”

Decluttered Sanctuary

Millions of people around the world are “Marie Kondoing”—reorganizing by giving up physical items that do not bring joy in their lives.  Have you ever wondered why this makes sense?  Can tidying up your home really make a difference?

Now let’s do ...

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