Posts tagged ‘home improvement’

March 16, 2017

Remodeling before your sale? Check out the Cost vs Value report, 2017

Remodeling before your sale? Check out the Cost vs Value report, 2017

The 2017 Remodeling Cost vs. Value report is out and exterior projects remain among the most valuable updates. Homeowners that are soon to be sellers, please take note because these will improve a home’s curb appeal – a buyer’s first impression of a home. Here’s a quick overview of the best projects that retain value: Fiberglass attic insulation […]

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February 9, 2017

Kitchens sell houses. Here’s how people are upgrading and what they’ll spend.

Kitchens sell houses. Here’s how people are upgrading and what they’ll spend.

Kitchens sell houses. Here’s how people are upgrading and what they’ll spend, according to a survey of more than 2,700 Houzz site users who are homeowners currently remodeling their kitchen (or who are planning to do so in the next 3 months or have recently completed one.)  Read through the bulleted recap below or scroll […]

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February 2, 2017

Home design trends of the next decade

Home design trends of the next decade

Over 500 residential architects participated in the American Institute of Architects Home Design Trends survey recently and the following emerged as the most significant home design trends for the next decade:   Smart home technology: everything from appliances to temperature control and security will see huge smart technology growth in the home designs of the […]

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January 10, 2017

Top home improvement projects with highest ROI

Top home improvement projects with highest ROI

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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January 5, 2017

January home to-do list

January home to-do list

To-Dos: Your January Home Checklist Anyone who lives in Wisconsin knows the cold and snow make life a bit more difficult in January.  Shoveling, bundling up, dealing with boots, hats and scarves to stay warm…   Your home needs special attention, too.  Take the down time you will have staying indoors to tackle some of these […]

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