2020 Houzz Home Design Trend Predictions



The year 2020 is just around the corner and for home owners that seeking the latest trends in home design and décor Houzz is proud to provide you with the 10 trends in 2020. 1. Wood cabinets amid painted cabinets. White kitchen cabinets are still most popular, with over 40% of renovating homeowners installing them, […]

FAQ’S Buying a Home



What Are The Most Frequently Asked Questions From Buyers to Real Estate Agents? 1. Should I buy a home or continue to rent? One of the most frequently asked questions buyers will ask themselves is should I buy a home. In the long term, buying is going to be better than renting. But whether it […]

3 Things You Need To Do Before Putting Your Home On The Market



It’s all too easy to get ahead of yourself when you want to sell your house. Chances are you’ve already started shopping around for real estate agents and scanning the online market place. While it’s true 78% of recent homebuyers say their real estate agent was a very useful source for information, it’s important to […]

Condo applicants dogged by pet interview requests



As competition heats up among home buyers in an increasingly tight market, some condominium and co-op boards are demanding that pet owners subject their furry friends to an ‘interview’ to make sure they’re a good fit. Indeed, some boards require a pets to have full resume with a headshot, and even a recommendation letter in […]

Roads are making way for housing



Large sections of major highways are increasingly being demolished in cities across the U.S. in order to make room for more housing, the Wall Street Journal reported. The trend is evident in metros including Detroit, Milwaukee, Tampa, Rochester and Portland. Highways that were once part of the interstate system are being either shutdown or repurposed […]

Airbnb removes thousands of listings in Boston



Airbnb has reportedly removed thousands of listings in the U.S. city Boston from its website after new regulations went into effect. The move comes at a time when the short-term rental listings site is facing tough scrutiny from regulators. The new regulations in Boston require Airbnb hosts to register their listings with city authorities. The […]

No. of cohabiting, unmarried couples rises in the U.S.



The number of Americans living with an unmarried partner has doubled since 1993, and though the numbers are still small, the increase is significant as it represents a major shift in living arrangements, experts say. Moreover, those unmarried couples are increasingly moving into homeownership. Some 7% of Americans now live with an unmarried partner, up […]

Tips To Prepare Your Home For Sale With Maximum Profit



Selling a home can take more time than the seller might like. You’ve made your decision, and all you want is to be at the end of the process with a fantastic sell. One of the first steps for a speedy settlement is to hire a real estate agent. As you research your best options, […]

From Trash To Treasure: Homes From Recycled Parts



In recent years, more and more homebuyers have become incredibly eco-conscious as they search for a home with an ever-shrinking carbon footprint. While many homeowners are perfectly content to settle for a home with new energy-efficient appliances, some take it several steps further. These innovative young buyers are creating homes from recycled components, and not […]

Decks are becoming less popular in new homes, data shows



Outdoor decks are losing popularity among home buyers, and so fewer new properties are being built with them according to the latest census data, the National Association of Home Builders reported this week. The data shows that just 22.6% of new homes built in 2018 feature decks, down a full percentage point from a year […]