Home renovation boom makes contractors tough to find

Pandemic lockdowns have led to a surge in home renovation projects. More than 70% of U.S. homeowners in a recent survey by Dewalt said they are currently planning or thinking about starting such a project before the year’s end. Priorities include bathrooms, kitchens, bedrooms, porches, patios, decks and landscaping, the survey shows. But for all

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Rental Home Renovations: Which Ones are Worth It?

Renting a home is often the best choice for those who cannot afford to buy a home or those who need to work away from their homes. Most of the time, typical apartment buildings do not reflect the personality of the owner and may have some issues that need repair or renovation.  Your landlord isn’t

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What To Know Before You Try Renovating A Property In Indiana

Renovating a property can be fun and profitable. It’s the chance to flex your creativity and turn a distressed property into your own masterpiece. A process that can give you the dream look you want in your home, or become an income producing rental property or house flip. Here’s what you need to know to

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4 Inexpensive Home Renovation Projects

The no-deal Brexit is a recent blow in the real estate market. With the looming uncertainties, homeowners and potential buyers are finding it hard to decide whether to buy or sell their houses. The effect extends to every real-estate-related concept, including financial services such as mortgage providers as the uncertainty of what the no-deal Brexit

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Zillow reveals which renovations deliver the most bang for your buck

Home shopping season is quickly approaching, which means home sellers are busy cleaning, painting, decluttering, landscaping and deciding which other projects might reap the greatest reward given limited time and money. Their best bet – once the curb appeal projects are done, tackle the bathrooms. The typical seller has 13 years’ worth of wear and

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Buying an Old Home: 5 Renovations to Leave to the Pros

An older home can come with a lot of charm, but those walls may be hiding some major issues. Not all of these projects are necessarily safe for you to tackle without the proper equipment and training. Here are some of the renovation projects that you might want to leave to the professionals. Hazardous Materials

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Top 5 Home Renovations That will increase Value

Whether you are looking to sell your home or increase your homes value, there are some renovations that are worth spending money on. These are the projects that actually increase the value of your property as well as make for better living.

Deciding to Renovate and Stay or to Sell and Move On

As we move into the spring season, you can expect the real estate market to seriously heat up. You may be thinking about cashing in on higher house values that much of the market is experiencing. Keep in mind that you will almost certainly have to pay the same appreciated value for another home. Additionally,

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Remodels That Could Negatively Affect Your Home’s Value

An article in Marketwatch.com has highlighted a few remodeling ideas that could decrease the value of your home and which you may wish to avoid or at least consider extremely carefully before going ahead. The first is the idea of removing a bedroom, even if it will create a larger bedroom or living area in

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Study Shows Homeowners Tend to Overestimate Property Values

A recent study that was published in the Journal of Housing Economics found homeowners tend to overestimate the value of their property by an average of 8%. These figures are based on statistics from the federal databases and researchers think these over valuations are most likely due to owner estimations of the capital gains accumulated

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