2017 was a tumultuous year in so many ways. The country is reeling from so many unpopular changes and some are directed at homeowners.
Maria’s home buying journey started about a year ago. She closed on her new home last week and I joined them for the final walk through, to take photos and finally see the inside of the house. Maria is beyond thrilled with the renovations planned for this house. This seemed like the perfect opportunity for … Read More
Are you one of those people who has a million ideas for their home, but you’re afraid to make any changes? Change can be really hard until you’re able to visualize what those changes will look like. You’ve got to see something you want, before you are ready to let go of the things you … Read More
Wondering what home renovations you can do yourself? Maybe you’re not the handiest with a hammer or power drill and you’re not alone. I’ll use them these tools, but I’m a much better writer than handywoman. Fortunately not all home renovations require special skills. Some skills aren’t too difficult to learn and my best advice, … Read More
Home remodeling projects are heating up in 2013. There’s lots of good news for homeowners and general contractors in this year’s home Remodeling Cost vs Value 2013 (www.costvsvalue.com). In contrast to last year’s survey, all 35 projects showed improved return on investment, where last year only 2 of the projects (attic bedrooms and replacement garage … Read More
Home trends are changing to support multiple generations living under one roof. We’ve had in-law apartments for years — by finishing the basement, putting on a bedroom addition or converting existing space like the family room, when more bedrooms were needed. Home conversions used to be for older parents unable to live on their own. … Read More