How to Create a Renovation Budget

Maybe you’re thinking about renovating your home before listing it for sale on the Nanaimo real estate market. Or perhaps you plan on staying where you are because the location is absolutely perfect. In either case, the first step in renovating is to create a renovation budget. In this article we’ll take you through the

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Renovation Spend is Up Among First-Time Home Buyers and Millennials, Houzz Survey Finds

First-time home buyers and Millennials are spending more than ever on home renovation projects, according to the sixth annual Houzz & Home survey of more than 100,000 respondents in the U.S. In one of the largest increases seen this year, renovators who bought their first home in 2016

Using a credit card to finance your home renovation project might not be a smart idea

Using your credit card to finance home repairs will almost certainly cost more.

9 Tips for Renovating an Investment Property

Here are nine tips to help you save money and maximize revenue for your investment properties.

5 Mistakes Not to Make on Your Next Kitchen Renovation

Kitchen renovation is one of the most popular home improvement projects in the United States today. Many homeowners believe it will add value to their homes —

The Biggest Risks when renovating an Old Home:Why So Many Projects Fail Or Go Over Budget

Renovating an older home is an attractive prospect. You get to maintain the old-world appeal of a classic 19th century farmhouse, or a turn-of-the-century brownstone, while improving the interior and bringing it up to modern standards of living.

Bathrooms get the makeover treatment

Homeowners say they’re sick and tired of old and dated bathrooms, and that’s the primary driver of most renovation projects.

SOS Builders Receive “Contractor of the Year”, 10 Companies Honored with Golden Hammer Awards

Eleven Response Team one companies received prestigious recognition at the recent 2016 Contractor Connection Conference & Expo in Las Vegas. Response Team 1 is the second largest residential and commercial property restoration and renovation company in the nation, serving the continental US from 49 strategic locations. Contractor Connection is the largest fully independent network of

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Home buyers turn to renovation to acquire their perfect home

With growing numbers of buyers finding it difficult to purchase the home of their dreams due to a combination of limited inventories and rising prices, more are turning to fixer-uppers as a way of getting the home they’ve always dreamed of.

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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