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Your new home is just a podcast away!


Owning, or even renting a home isn’t as easy as it looks. Whether you have just bought your dream house or are still looking for the perfect space, you and countless other homeowners will face roadblocks along the way. From finding the right real estate agent to getting that perfect coffee table, everything is just a house of cards if not planned properly, so preparing for these pitfalls should be a top priority.

Here are a few informative podcasts that can help you navigate through this experience:

Hacks for first-timers
Your New Apartment
By Mac

Being an adult is not all that it is cracked up to be. You may have found some of the things that you dreamt of as a child are way out of your league. You are not alone in this, and luckily, you have some help. Listen to Your New Apartment, a podcast that gives you tips to deal with everything you need to navigate solo-living — from budgeting to mental health.

Your real-estate GPS
Home Ownership Decoded
By Megan Peters Warkentien

You don’t have to move mountains to get a home that you love. Just listen to Home Ownership Decoded, a podcast to make your life easy by busting real estate myths. It caters to millennial audiences who are at sea about owning a home. If you are someone who is betwixt and between the process of buying a home, tune into this podcast and find some direction.

All-in-one guide to interiors
99% Invisible
By Roman Mars

This critically acclaimed podcast is all about beautiful architecture and exquisite furniture. But most importantly, it is about having an eye for detail. Inspired by Buckminster Fuller’s quote, “Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable”, the podcast talks about minute aspects of interior design, which we often miss out on. Start listening to this San Francisco-based podcast and learn how to design your home down to the last detail.

Your starter-pack to style
The Style Matters Podcast
By Little Yellow Couch

Your home says a lot about who you are. Whether it is a family photo or a piece of artwork, every object reflects your personal style. If you are confused about what works for you and what doesn’t, then The Style Matters Podcast is your best friend. This podcast is all about designs, color palettes and discovering your sense of style. Hosted by design enthusiasts Karen June Grant and Zandra Zuraw, it is all set to inspire you and help you channel your inner designer.

A to Z homeownership
The “Home Team” Podcast
By Matt Moriarity, Chandler Fendler, and Jon Reed

If you are a first-time buyer, then this podcast is a one-stop-destination for all your queries related to owning a home. It deals with diverse topics ranging from insurance to home decor. With this all-in-one podcast, get your questions cleared. So go ahead, plug in your earphones and team up with the “Home Team”!

People say home is where the heart is, however, finding your heart in this overly saturated marketed is a difficult ball game. But just hang in there because these insightful podcasts are here to help get you through every challenge and make your journey to homeownership a smooth one.