When selling a home, even tiny fixes can have a big impact. Here are 10 of the best low- (or no-) cost home improvement fixes to make your house stand above the competition:
1. Address the Heart of the Home
In real estate, the kitchen is a main selling feature and can be a make or break deal for potential home buyers. If a new kitchen just isn’t in the cards, consider replacing smaller ticket items and de-cluttering. Low- and no-cost fixes for the kitchen include:
New cabinet hardware... read more
Guest post by Kelsey Roadruck, Houzz
They say setting the mood is like flipping a switch and we couldn’t agree more. Lighting plays a lead role in making your house feel like home. Here are 10 lighting tricks to enhance your home’s aura.
Photo by Geoff Chick & Associates – More sunroom photos
1. Control natural lighting. If you thought only stormy weather could make a breezy beach house look dark and moody, take a second look at the photo above. The lucky homeowner can dr... read more
Houzz Contributor, Lauren Dunec Hoang
Take advantage of the days leading up to the new year to hit the reset button and look for ways to refresh both your home and your state of mind. To get you started, here are a dozen straightforward and cost-effective ways to bring new life to your home — including how to repurpose holiday decorations and the easiest way to enliven a room with just one purchase.
Photo by Black Lacquer Design – Browse contemporary living room photos
1. Add plant... read more
What’s hot in 2015? According to Realtor Mag there is not just 1 hot trend for real estate this year, there are 21. In December of 2015 Barbara Ballinger predicted her top 21 hot trends for the upcoming year. (Click here to view article) These trends include colors, floor plans, finishout materials, and bringing technology into the home. Now short of checking with all current homeowners to see what categories their home improvements fall under, it will be difficult to see what the hott... read more