We Asked Real Estate Agents: What Are Buyer’s Biggest Design Turn-Offs?

The process of selling a home can feel like navigating the unknown, especially for those who have never been through it before. There are so many questions to consider: How is your home perceived by others? What can you do to get the highest sale price? Which upgrades were worth the cost? With these concerns Read more about We Asked Real Estate Agents: What Are Buyer’s Biggest Design Turn-Offs?[…]

Clever Ways to Reuse Household Junk – Pallets

  Out-of-the-Box Icebox Reinforced with scrap pallet wood and laid horizontally with its doors facing up, a dead fridge gets a new life in the yard as a rustic-looking cooler. With the addition of rope catches to help keep its lid open, the old freezer compartment becomes a prime spot to stash cold beverages, while Read more about Clever Ways to Reuse Household Junk – Pallets[…]

Above-average gains in home renovation and repair spending expected to continue

CAMBRIDGE, MA – Over the coming year, homeowner remodeling activity is projected to accelerate, keeping the rate of growth above its long-term trend, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) released today by the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University. The LIRA anticipates growth in home Read more about Above-average gains in home renovation and repair spending expected to continue[…]

Beyond DIY: Tips from ‘This Old House’ to save on a home remodel

  Beyond DIY: Tips from ‘This Old House’ to save on a home remodel We can’t emphasize enough how critical a budget is to a successful remodeling project. Too many remodeling regrets are related to the budget. Some come in the form of “we should have gone ahead and done X at that time” as Read more about Beyond DIY: Tips from ‘This Old House’ to save on a home remodel[…]

6 Tips to Help You Survive Living Through a Remodel

Use These Tips to Make Living Through a Remodel Easier Allergies will most likely be triggered when construction dust is everywhere in your home during a remodel. Demolition and drywall sanding can cause airborne dust that can be hard to keep under control. If you are planning on living in your home during a remodel, Read more about 6 Tips to Help You Survive Living Through a Remodel[…]

6 Kitchens That Will Persuade You to Pick Waterfall Edge

Waterfall Edge – Your Kitchen Inspiration Once considered an ultra-modern decor choice, waterfall counters are popping up in a variety of kitchen styles these days. They add a sleek, minimal look to any kitchen design while helping to hide appliances and protect wood cabinets. They’re often easier to clean. And’ if you really love your Read more about 6 Kitchens That Will Persuade You to Pick Waterfall Edge[…]

See this kitchen go from dated to dashing after a DIY transformation

Get Inspired with this Kitchen Transformation When they bought their home, Kelly Goldman and her husband Jonathan knew that every single element within its kitchen needed updating. The Goldman’s wasted absolutely no time getting to work. In fact, they started the DIY demo the very day they closed escrow! Then they found that various portions of Read more about See this kitchen go from dated to dashing after a DIY transformation[…]

What Renters Can and Cannot Change Around the Home

A home isn’t just a place to live, it’s a canvas for personal expression, a showcase for your unique style. But as a renter, you simply don’t have the carte blanche that homeowners enjoy. Still, there are plenty of things you can do to spruce up your living space. Follow these tips and you’ll be Read more about What Renters Can and Cannot Change Around the Home[…]

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5 Renovation Projects with the Best Return on Investment

Renovation Techniques to Help you Save Homeowners and homebuyers alike have the struggle of deciding if they should renovate a home. A renovation can cost thousands of dollars and be very time consuming – making buyers cringe and sellers groan. How can you avoid these headaches? When thinking of potential renovation projects it is important to consider if Read more about 5 Renovation Projects with the Best Return on Investment[…]