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3 Things to Consider When Designing Outdoor Living Spaces

For too long, your backyard entertainment area has consisted of nothing more than a patio table, a few chairs, and a rickety grill you use for the occasional holiday barbecue. You’d like to use your yard...

| July 17, 2017 |

Toys Taking Over Your Home? Creating a Basement Playroom Will Help You Reclaim Your Space

“When I was a kid, I had three toys to play with and I liked it!” “When I was a kid” doesn’t work for your kids today because they’re kids right now. And the kids of today have lots of toys. Toys...

| July 05, 2017 |

Utilizing Design-Build Services to Create Your Dream Home

When you're investing a huge amount of time and money into a major remodeling project, you want things to go smoothly. This is particularly the case with big projects such as gutting and updating an entire...

| June 28, 2017 |

Categories: Design-Build

Using 3D Renderings to Visualize Your Home Improvement Project

Are you thinking of having an architect create a design for your upcoming home improvement project? If so, you may have images of the designer laying out page after page of blueprints. You’ll squint at the...

| June 22, 2017 |

How to Get the Right Financing for Home Renovations

You’ve done your homework, looked through magazines, saved links to websites, talked to a designer/contractor, and you’re finally ready to turn your home into the one of your dreams. It’s remodeling time!

| June 15, 2017 |

Categories: Financing Renovations

Basement Remodeling Tips

Is your basement sitting stale and unused --- a part of your home that’s forgotten until you wander down to dig out dusty boxes of Halloween or Christmas decorations?

| June 01, 2017 |

Custom Man Caves Can Truly Turn a Man’s Home Into His Castle

It’s every guy’s dream to have a sleek and stylish custom man cave. For the ultimate man cave, however, you can’t simply throw a big-screen TV on the wall, buy a recliner, plug in a dorm-sized refrigerator,...

| May 25, 2017 |

Time For a Bathroom Rehab? Here's How Much a Bathroom Remodel or Renovation Could Cost?

Besides the kitchen, your bathroom is perhaps one of the most important rooms in your house. It’s the place where you go to prepare for an important day at work. It’s also the room to which you retire to...

| May 18, 2017 |

Building an Addition? Tips to Help You Budget Your Home Addition Project

The kids are old enough that they each need their own bedroom. You’ve just taken a new job that lets you telecommute. Your mother-in-law is getting up in years and needs to come live with you. 

Enhancing Your Backyard With a Deck, Patio, or Outdoor Kitchen

As the weather warms up and the flowers begin to bloom, everyone’s thoughts begin to move outdoors. The best way to take advantage of all that springtime fresh air and sunshine is to create a backyard...

Get Ready for Warmer Weather with These Spring Remodeling Trends

Ah, spring! A time for renewal! It’s also a great time to reconsider your home space and figure out what areas could be improved or better utilized. Both indoors and out, spring is a great time to start...

Turn Wasted Space into the 5th Ave. Boutique of Your Dreams!

It’s a scene right out of *Keeping up with the Kardashians* or one of the many other reality TV shows that chronicle the lives of Hollywood’s fabulous and famous. A glamorous starlet flips on the light to...

Mortgaging a Fixer-Upper: How to Get the Right Financing

FHA 203k financing --- The dream of home ownership with a superior loan structure.

| April 06, 2017 |

Making Fantasy a Reality: How to Finance Your Home Renovations

Wondering how to finance your home renovations? Finding lenders for home renovations is neither difficult or fraught with time-consuming strictures. With the explosion in number of lenders providing...

The 6 Most Common Home Renovation Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)

Completing major home renovations is always exciting. You dive into the project with your energy levels high, ready to take on the world. Unfortunately, there are several pitfalls along the way --- and...

Remodel or Renovate? How to Know Which is Right for Your Bathroom Rehab

You have decided that your bathroom needs some attention. It happens, bathrooms see lots of wear and tear due to being a high traffic area and the fact that water usage is constant. Ready for a bathroom...

8 Great Interior Remodeling Ideas for Adding Style, Convenience, and Value to Your Home

Many homeowners focus on building major add-ons or structural enhancements to improve the value of their home, yet interior remodeling ideas rarely cross their minds. A few upgrades in the kitchen,...

Don't DIY Alone: Advice for Working With Contractors

DIY projects are currently all the rage. Anyone with a few tools and YouTube or Pinterest can figure out how to accomplish a wide range of projects, all without needing to contact a professional. There's...

Are You Eligible? A Definitive Guide to FHA 203k Loan Requirements

A FHA 203k loan is a perfect financial vehicle for first-time home buyers with limited budgets, especially because the prospective buyer can select an affordably priced fixer-upper or as-is home, and, with...

| March 13, 2017 |

What is Design-Build

A recent Harvard University study has examined the skyrocketing trend of homeowners that are making serious improvements to their existing residence as opposed to buying newer, larger homes. 

| March 08, 2017 |

6 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Contractor

Have you decided to begin a home remodeling project? If so, congratulations! You're on your way to creating a great new space for you and your family. While choosing to remodel is an exciting process, it...

| March 01, 2017 |

The Benefits of Hiring a Contractor for Home Renovations

When you're considering a home improvement project, you should consider hiring a contractor for home renovations. You might be convinced that you can do it yourself. After all, you've watched all those home...

| February 03, 2017 |

5 Things to Remember When Remodeling Older Homes

Older homes can be a treasure trove for the remodeling enthusiast: great bones, a fantastic foundation, and a structure that was built to last. But when remodeling older homes, there are things you need to...

| January 27, 2017 |

The Pros and Cons of a FHA 203k Mortgage

Many home buyers are attracted to an FHA 203k mortgage because it allows the prospective buyer to include costs for renovating older homes or adding energy efficient upgrades to newer homes with one...

| January 27, 2017 |

Time For an Upgrade? Follow These 5 Home Renovation Tips

Are you looking to upgrade your home? Whether you are looking to increase your home's value in order to sell it, or simply looking to renovate, there are some great home renovation tips you'll want to keep...

FHA 203k Full vs. Streamline: Which is Right For You?

These days, buying a house is far from being a simple process. In order to get the best deal, you want to --- as they say --- buy low and sell high. That means buying houses in good locations for less than...

| January 25, 2017 |

How to Properly Assess Home Addition Costs

When you decide that you want to take on a major home addition, the costs can add up quickly! You’ve got a dream in mind, but you want to make sure that it won’t break the bank in the process. Home addition...

| November 28, 2016 |
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