Posts tagged ‘home improvement’

April 17, 2018

28 design ideas coming to a home near you

28 design ideas coming to a home near you

What’s popular in today’s houses? What are people adding/how are they upgrading their home? One way to find this information out is to follow the housing decor site Houzz, where people can save and ashare photos of projects they like.  Houzz did it for us and scoured through hundreds of pictures and posts to find out […]

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April 12, 2018

Top home improvement projects with the highest returns

Top home improvement projects with the highest returns

Put your money to good use when improving your home – to prepare to sell or not – with these projects with the highest return on investment (ROI). Home renovations can be very expensive so it is wise to keep resale value in mind. New entry door The face of your home… improving your door is […]

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April 2, 2018

Neutral rooms don’t have to mean boring!

Neutral rooms don’t have to mean boring!

The last thing a buyer wants to do when moving into a new home is rip up colored carpeting and paint over bright paint (which often takes more than one coat).  When updating to sell, stick with neutrals as they will appeal to, or not put off, the most people. Going neutral does not mean […]

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March 20, 2018

10 ways to make an impact with color

10 ways to make an impact with color

Color can give a home a burst of personality any time, but you should not go crazy if putting your home on the market.  Homes with turquoise vinyl siding will not be attractive to most buyers – even if you love it.  There are ways you can add pops of color without going overboard, spending […]

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March 6, 2018

Cost vs. Value: Which home improvements are best at retaining their value at resale?

Cost vs. Value: Which home improvements are best at retaining their value at resale?

Not all home improvement investments hold their value well.  Here are some that do. (source RIS Media and Remodeling magazine Cost vs Value report) New Steel entry door The face of your home… improving your door is easy, not that expensive, provides a new fresh look and pays off big with 91% ROI   Adding manufactured […]

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