• When Tim Krovel and Sarah Ketchum first saw their Portland, Maine, home, Sarah said "no way" and Tim saw the potential. After moving from Chicago, the couple was looking for a fixer-upper because…   Read the Blog

  • White and Blue Breakfast Nook

    Published 10/09/13 in Houses

    Photography by Maria Alexandra Vettese; Styling by Hilary Horvath   See the Image

  • Homeowners on Porch: Remodeled Ranch Home in Salem, Ore.

    When middle school teacher Chelsea was searching for an affordable home large enough for her growing family, Realtor Christy Temple turned her attention to the HUD Good Neighbor Next Door program.…   Read the Article

  • Home Exterior Before: Remodeled Ranch Home in Salem, Ore.

    With the help of Realtor Christy Temple – and the Good Neighbor Next Door program – middle school teacher Chelsea was able to purchase a house at an incredible 50-percent discount. After that, all it…   See the Gallery

  • Three Bedrooms, Four Bathrooms, And 100 Years Of History

    When Lydia Deitz-Yaffe and her then-husband came upon 337 Parnassus Avenue 18 years ago, it was a bit of a mess, but in a good way. "It had only had two owners since 1908," she said. "The original…   Read the Article

  • 337 Parnassus Avenue: Living Room Mantel Detail

    Eighteen years ago this San Francisco home was rescued, restored and loved. Look at the amazing detail that was uncovered (and added).   See the Gallery

  • NYCTOUR - Flavor Paper

    Published 09/19/13 in Houses
    NYCTOUR - Flavor Paper

    Brooklynite Jon Sherman hired Jeff Kovel to turn a 16,000-square-foot parking garage into a live/work space to house his wallpaper company, Flavor Lab. The result is a sumptuous pad that abounds in…   See the Image

  • 337 Parnassus Avenue: Stained Glass

    Yaffe wasn't afraid to improve upon the original. The original clear glass of this window looked right into the home of her 92-year-old neighbor, so she had an artisan in Scottsdale create stained…   See the Image

  • 337 Parnassus Avenue: Patio

    Published 09/17/13 in Houses
    337 Parnassus Avenue: Patio

    The original garden was chopped into two parts. The update creates one connected outdoor space in front, side and back (the lot is extra wide) and, at one time, the path ended at a playhouse built to…   See the Image

  • 337 Parnassus Avenue: Living Room

    The original hardwood floors were intact and waiting to be lovingly restored. The windows, too, are their original shape, fitted with custom-sized double panes.    See the Image