Etsy’s headquarters is full of design ideas worth bringing home

Hanging wicker swing chairs, a meditation room, vertical gardens and dog beds beneath open-concept desks blur the lines between home and headquarters at Etsy's 200,000-square-foot office space in New York.

After a lifetime of moving frequently, couple settle happily in Chestnut Hill

When their son and daughter both settled in the Philadelphia suburbs, the couple searched for a home nearby to be close to them and the grandchildren. The search landed them in their favorite home yet.

After a lifetime of moving frequently, couple settle happily in Chestnut Hill

When their son and daughter both settled in the Philadelphia suburbs, the couple searched for a home nearby to be close to them and the grandchildren. The search landed them in their favorite home yet.

Home, green home: How to be more Earth-friendly

As concerns about global warming, pollution, habitat loss and plastic islands in the Pacific grow, more and more households are making small, daily changes to live a more eco-friendly life.

Home, green home: How to be more Earth-friendly

As concerns about global warming, pollution, habitat loss and plastic islands in the Pacific grow, more and more households are making small, daily changes to live a more eco-friendly life.

Your new grandchild is coming over for the day. Is your house baby-proof?

New dangers exist today that grandparents didn’t need to worry about when raising their own children: button batteries, small magnets in toys, laundry detergent pods. Medications also pose a big danger.

Your new grandchild is coming over for the day. Is your house baby-proof?

New dangers exist today that grandparents didn’t need to worry about when raising their own children: button batteries, small magnets in toys, laundry detergent pods. Medications also pose a big danger.
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Signing on early, couple customize size and color of their new house in Port Richmond

They settled in Port Richmond because “we’re city people. I grew up in Fairmount, and Dan grew up in Fishtown," homeowner Alexis Hoban said. "I’m not one to have grass.”

CNBC’s new ‘Listing Impossible’ delivers hard truths to wayward homeowners

"The lesson learned is when you build your dream home, it may not be everyone’s dream home," says Yawar Charlie, who advises homeowners on what's needed to sell their properties.

Jenkintown home built in 1911 comfortably blends old and new

“From the street, the house looks like a typical 100-plus-year-old home in Jenkintown, but inside there are many touches of modernity that we feel mix well into an old-world/new-world feel,” the owner says.

A Pennsport home, custom-built for family’s varied interests

Specialty rooms include a greenhouse, art studio, and movie projection area. The home includes 2,700 square feet of living area plus a 700-square foot basement and built-in garage.

This ‘passive house’ in Bucks County is designed for sustainability and growing old

“We wanted to build something that would make a difference and create a legacy house for our family and kids, something that can last and be passed down,” said Donna Allen, who had a home designed Lower Makefield.

Millennials’ share of the U.S. housing market: small and shrinking

"Because homeownership is the chief builder of wealth for middle class families, if this trend continues "we're looking at a generation that will have lower lifetime wealth," said one expert.

Winter brings dark, dreary days. Don’t let your space follow suit.

Here's how design experts make rooms feel bright and cheery, even in the dead of winter.

Modifying a Swarthmore house to satisfy an owner who’s ‘just not a Victorian person’

“We followed the same architectural vocabulary of the Victorian era for the restoration work ,” homeowner Doug Harnsberger says. “and tried to complement it for the design of the new rear addition.”

10 maintenance tasks experts say homeowners miss

Many people overlook a lot of simple, but important, tasks to keep their homes safe and healthy.

Ask Jennifer Adams: What are the next big trends for the home?

When you see different trend predictions and Colors of the Year, you’re seeing the opinions of experts in different industries or markets. These experts research heavily for years in advance! And their actual Color of the Year decisions might take into consideration other factors.

Point Breeze and Tioga-Nicetown were a lot alike just a decade ago. So why did one neighborhood surge while the other stagnated?

The two neighborhoods were much alike just a decade ago. Today, Point Breeze is abuzz with construction and soaring property values while Tioga-Nicetown has languished.

A home in Philly’s Fitler Square perfect for collections, hobbies, and family visits

Tamara Harris appreciates her neighborhood's location. Though she is happy to have a space behind her house to park her car, “if you only walked, you could still find everything you needed.”

Ask Jennifer Adams: Window-treatment ideas for privacy

Any good window treatment helps you control the light and your own privacy as well as helping regulate the temperature inside.

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