Tag: home office

  • Home Office Makeover: From Dull to an Emerald Gem

    Home Office Makeover: From Dull to an Emerald Gem

    Interior designer Jennifer Reynolds set out to create a home office that could double as a playroom, without looking like one. Continue Reading

  • Room of the Day: Dining Area Doubles as an Office

    How Dining Room Also Serves as Elegant Office

    With a table for meals and a desk for bringing home the bacon, this dining room earns its keep. Continue Reading

  • IRS' Simpler Home Tax Deduction Cuts Through the Clutter

    Taking the Home Office Deduction Just Got So Much Easier

    Claiming home office deductions can be intimidating, and many eligible business owners might be leaving money on the table out of doubt and fear of auditing. This year it should be simpler than ever to claim one though. Continue Reading

  • How to Make Extra Money by Subletting

    How to Make Extra Money by Subletting

    When Erica Barth, co-founder of the Harlem Yoga Studio, in New York City got her business going, she found a commercial space within a residential building and subleased it from a resident in the building. "We worked closely with the daughter of the owner of the building," says Barth. "And we just assumed... Continue Reading

  • Why Move When You Can Improve? Time to Renovate Is Now

    Why Move When You Can Improve? Time to Renovate Is Now

    Don't let the slow real estate market keep you from having the home of your dreams. You don't have to move, you just need to improve. And this is the perfect time to do so. Never before have all the stars been so perfectly aligned to facilitate the remodeling needed to give you your perfect palace. Materials... Continue Reading

  • Buy These Used Items to Spruce Up Your Space

    Buy These Used Items to Spruce Up Your Space

    Sometimes the best things for your apartment come free – or at least cheaply. U.S. News and World Report fills us in on the "21 Things You Should Never Buy New," including several items that we think all penny-pinching renters must be aware of. Best of all, summertime is a great season for finding deals... Continue Reading

  • What's Hot on RentedSpaces This Week

    What's Hot on RentedSpaces This Week

    Turn your apartment into a high-end photo gallery, then learn to stylishly stash your booze and your baby! It was all here on RentedSpaces this week. See what else we've got for you: No Outdoor Space? 10 Good Alternatives Don't let a lack of outdoor personal space stand in the way of your fresh-air fun this... Continue Reading

  • Home Office: Make Room for Baby -- on a Budget

    Home Office: Make Room for Baby -- on a Budget

    Living in the city has its perks, but it can also involve some sacrifices. Many apartment dwellers put off starting a family because one sacrifice they don't want to make is giving up their home office for a baby nursery. I am here to tell you "Go forth and multiply," as you can have them both. You may not be... Continue Reading

  • Ace of Space: Small Space Solutions for Your Home Office

    Ace of Space: Small Space Solutions for Your Home Office

    Whether you work at home or only use your little office to pay the bills, keeping it organized will save you time and headaches. And when friends visit you won't be embarrassed by a desk filled with clutter. Below are a few tips to get your started. 1. Say goodbye to piles. Trinkets and piles take up a lot... Continue Reading

  • Score Big With a World Cup Home Office

    Score Big With a World Cup Home Office

    The countdown is on for the FIFA World Cup, giving soccer fans around the world something to cheer about in about three months (the festivities begin June 11). The matches are being held in South Africa this year, so that will mean morning viewing hours for many United States fans. Since watching soccer games... Continue Reading

  • Rental Design Trends for 2010

    Rental Design Trends for 2010

    Conspicuous consumption is so... not last year. We've checked the tea leaves and it's not slated for a comeback in 2010, either. Cyberhomes featured a great list of five home design trends for 2010. We covered these very peek-into-the-future trends in 2009. Then again, we had the unfair advantage of access to... Continue Reading

  • Developments with That Hip-Factor

    Developments with That Hip-Factor

    Are developers finally getting hip to what renters want? Today, The New York Times reported on Philadelphia's Piazza at Schmidts (left), a mixed-use rental community with some enviable amenities. Developer Bart Blatstein - who prior to this had been building strip malls - turned a former brewery outside Philly's... Continue Reading

  • Get Rockin' with a Sweet, New Workspace

    Get Rockin' with a Sweet, New Workspace

    More people than ever are working from home offices. Yet, fewer apartments offer space designated as a home office. Take a few of these tips and create your own home office, almost instantly! Continue Reading