Elizabeth Alterman, realtor.com

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Past articles by Elizabeth:

How the Pandemic Helped Me Rediscover My Favorite Part of Our House

I've neglected my porch for many years. But amid the COVID-19 pandemic, I now recognize this area's quiet beauty and see its potential. → Read More

What Is 'Cottagecore'? A Hot Decor Trend Thanks to COVID-19 and Taylor Swift

"Cottagecore" is a home decor trend that's everywhere these days, due in part to Taylor Swift and the coronavirus. Here's how to get the look. → Read More

How an Inflatable Hot Tub Ruined My COVID-19 Summer (and Marriage)

An inflatable hot tub seemed like a quick and easy way to cool down in the backyard this summer. Boy, was I wrong about that one! → Read More

6 Cool Things Inside the New Home of Tarek El Moussa and Heather Rae Young

Tarek El Moussa, the star of "Flip or Flop" and "Flipping 101," has moved in with Heather Rae Young of "Selling Sunset." Here's a look inside their home. → Read More

10 Easy Ways To Create a Summer Camp in Your Own Backyard

If your kids will be spending more time at home this season, make it memorable with these fun items that'll transform your yard into the best camp ever. → Read More

The Best Plant for a Bathroom, Bedroom, and Every Other Area in Your Home

Houseplants can live or die based on where you put them. Here's a guide to the best rooms for each plant, from the bathroom to bedroom and beyond. → Read More

Laid Off Due to Coronavirus? Here’s What You Can Do Now

If you’ve lost your job as a result of the pandemic and accompanying economic downturn, here’s what you can do. → Read More

From Stay-at-Home Parent to Job Seeker: Here's How to Nail Your Cover Letter (With Example!)

Rejoining the workforce after taking a break to stay home with your kids? Here's how to write the perfect cover letter—plus a sample. → Read More

4 Smart Moves to Age-Proof Your Resume as an Older Worker

As an older worker, you’ve got a lot of experience and a lot to offer. Here’s how to make sure your resume proves it. → Read More

The Only 10 Kitchen Essentials You Truly Need: Do You Have Them All?

From pans to potholders, if you want to prepare the perfect meal, there are certain kitchen essentials you shouldn't cook without. → Read More

Jennifer Lawrence Will Likely Take a Loss on Her Palatial NYC Penthouse—Here's Why

The "Hunger Games" star recently dropped the price to $14.25 million, which is over $1 million less than what she paid in 2016. → Read More

Tom Brady Hits New Low With His Latest Home Sale Fail: An Inside Look

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen reduced the asking price of their mansion in Brookline, MA. → Read More

8 Things You Need to Prep Your Home for Fall: Do You Have Them All?

Ready to tackle that fall to-do list? Let these helpful home improvement tools make your job easier in the autumn months. → Read More

10 Things Every Home Needs This Fall: Do You Have Them All?

Whether you're welcoming guests or hiding out from the cold solo, these items add warmth, comfort, and eye-catching interest to your rooms. → Read More

Rachel Zoe Wants to Glam Up Your Kids' Bedrooms—and How!

Rachel Zoe's new Pottery Barn collection is the stuff of dreams for your teenage girls. Here are some of the choicest items for a room makeover. → Read More

'I Want a Sleep Divorce': Why Separate Bedrooms Could Save Your Relationship

Many couples are getting a "sleep divorce" and sleeping in separate bedrooms. Does it mean the relationship is doomed? Hardly. → Read More

10 Best Labor Day Deals for Your Home That Are Up for Grabs Right Now

Labor Day deals have already begun! Here are the best Labor Day deals for your home, from bedsheets to bakeware, and Instant Pots, too. → Read More

A Sneak Peek at Chip and Joanna Gaines' Fall Collection at Target—and 9 Items You'll Fall For

The "Fixer Upper" duo Chip and Joanna Gaines have released their 2019 fall line of home goods at Target—here are our top picks. → Read More

Every Type of Parent You’ll Meet at Back-to-School Night –

From tiger moms to interrogator dads, there’s no shortage of characters on this always-enlightening evening that is Back-to-School Night. → Read More

Amazon's Selling a House for $37K? Why This 'Bargain' May Be a Bust

Amazon is selling a tiny house for $36,800, but is it too good to be true? We found tiny-house experts to weigh in before you buy. → Read More