Home Improvement

5 Home Painting Hacks from the Pros

5 Home Painting Hacks from the Pros

Owning a house can be a mixed blessing. On one hand, you have a place to sleep and eat and nest. On the other, you sometimes have to take on projects… Read more ⇢
3 Bathroom Remodeling Trends to Avoid

3 Bathroom Remodeling Trends to Avoid

Bathroom makeovers can help enhance a property, but be careful not to be too trendy, or your remodel may have the opposite effect. Here are several recent bathroom trends that you… Read more ⇢
Top 4 Improvements for Best ROI

Top 4 Improvements for Best ROI

Whether you’re selling your home, purchasing your first home, or you’re a homeowner who’s planning to stay put for a while, there is value in knowing which home renovations will net… Read more ⇢
The Top Landscaping Trends for 2018

The Top Landscaping Trends for 2018

Demand is High for Residential Landscapes with Sustainability and Active Living Elements Native plants, outdoor yoga spaces, and charging stations are among the hottest landscaping trends growing in consumer demand for… Read more ⇢
Home Improving: A New Fence

Home Improving: A New Fence

Humans have been enclosing things in fences since there were fences and things to enclose. It’s natural that you’d want to build one eventually. After all, with a good fence you… Read more ⇢
Easy Ways to Keep Cool This Summer (and Keep Some Green in your Pocket)

Easy Ways to Keep Cool This Summer (and Keep Some Green in your Pocket)

Summer’s almost upon us. That means more ice cream, more evenings on the patio and, of course, the battle to keep your house cool as the heat bears down. As it… Read more ⇢
How to Choose and Plant a Tree

How to Choose and Plant a Tree

Being a homeowner means more than just cleaning, decorating and maintaining your house. It’s also your responsibility to take care of whatever land is yours. For a lot of people, this… Read more ⇢
Top Tools for Homeowners

Top Tools for Homeowners

Whether you hope to become a top level home remodeler or simply want to put some new slats on your privacy fence, it takes the right tools to do the job. Read more ⇢
5 Ways to Dress Up Your House on a Budget

5 Ways to Dress Up Your House on a Budget

Owning a house is a never-ending adventure in investing your heart and soul into a wholly unique structure. Some homeowners have great big budgets for massive changes or enhancements to their… Read more ⇢
Ask the Expert – Should Sellers Get Their Own Inspection?

Ask the Expert – Should Sellers Get Their Own Inspection?

Q. I’ve heard it said that some sellers inspect their homes prior to listing it for sale. Is that a good idea? A: Pre-Listing Inspections Put the Seller In… Read more ⇢
Remodeling ROI: 6 Improvements to Increase Home Value

Remodeling ROI: 6 Improvements to Increase Home Value

Not all home improvements are created equal. These will reward you the most when it comes time to sell. Dreaming of stainless this and marble that, with a dash of hip… Read more ⇢
9 Habits for a Ready to Show Home

9 Habits for a Ready to Show Home

Never worry again about how your home looks when friends or family drop in. An always-guest-ready home is simply a matter of getting in the right habits. This infographic can show… Read more ⇢
Bump Up Your Appraised Value

Bump Up Your Appraised Value

Some home owners are beginning to see value in spick-and-span listings. But are appraisers on board? Having your house clean does make a difference, even though in theory it should not. Appraisers… Read more ⇢
How to Assess the Real Cost of a Fixer-Upper House

How to Assess the Real Cost of a Fixer-Upper House

Trying to decide whether to buy a fixer-upper house? When you buy a fixer-upper house, you can save a ton of money, or get yourself in a financial fix. The… Read more ⇢

Choosing Paint by Light Direction

Light exposure in your room plays a large part in the visual drama of your paint colors. In rooms with multi-directional sun exposure—either opposing (east/west or north/south) or perpendicular… Read more ⇢

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