Why 5% Mortgage Rates Aren’t a Threat

Why 5% Mortgage Rates Aren’t a Threat

Mortgage rates are on the rise. Could that derail sales? According to First American’s Potential Home Sales model, even if the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rose to 5 percent, the ....

Saving Money with Green Upgrades

Saving Money with Green Upgrades

The demand for retrofitted green homes is only growing while the green home industry is busy developing new ways to save from every angle. Whether you live in Death Valley or Nome,....

Bathrooms Replace Kitchens as Top Remodeling Project

Bathrooms Replace Kitchens as Top Remodeling Project

Bathrooms have overtaken kitchens as the most popular remodeling project, according to a newly released survey by the National Association of Home Builders. Home Improvement Projec....

Tips for Planning a Bathroom Update

Tips for Planning a Bathroom Update

Do you want to improve the aesthetics of your bathroom? Before you disrupt your household with the hassle of a remodel, make sure you’re prepared. Familiarize yourself with t....

Slow Homes

Slow Homes

Slow TV, slow food … now people are talking about slow homes. The slow home movement is more of a lifestyle change than just a change to your dwelling, although that is a big par....

Essential Kitchen Updates Before Selling Your Home

Essential Kitchen Updates Before Selling Your Home

Oh, the kitchen. The king of the house in any buyer’s mind. Since it is such a high priority for homeowners, it makes sense to put a little extra money into the room to encourage....