Remodeling Cost Recovery Now Available Homeowners can now discover how much remodeling projects add to their home’s value. Remodeling Magazine has released its annual Cost vs. Value Report. The 2009-10 report covers 80 U.S. cities and is available for download at www.costvsvalue.com. On this site, you can compare national and regional averages for 33 popular […]
Keep Your Home Lead-Safe The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) is making homeowners aware of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) regulations that will take effect April 22, 2010, requiring remodelers working in homes built before 1978 to follow practices designed to minimize the exposure of residents to […]
Ways To Get More Money From Your Home The freefall in home prices may be over, but the buyers’ market persists–there’s stiff competition to get a house sold for a good price. In a competitive market sellers need to make every effort for their properties to appear more attractive so they sell for more. Believe […]
Ways to Save on Home Remodeling Here are some simple tips to help you save money when remodelng your home. Have any other interesting ways to save money on home remodeling costs? Share them with our readers by leaving us a comment below. We’d love to hear your ideas.
Renovations: What Not to Do in Your Kitchen If you’re thinking about doing some kitchen renovations before you list your house for sale, here are three things you DON’T want to do when making changes in your kitchen… Have questions or comments? We’d love to hear from you. Just use the comment link below and […]
Make Sure Remodeling Pays Off Just a few years ago you could count on getting the bulk of your money back for almost any home-improvement project you took on. Today merely replacing a toilet seat can feel like throwing caution, and cash, to the wind. According to a study from Remodeling magazine, the average return […]
Home Improvements on a Budget There are many first time homeowners these days, due in part to the first time homebuyer tax credits. And for most new homeowners, home improvements are not something you might have a lot of experience in. Chances are your first home isn’t perfect, which means you may be considering making […]