Monthly Archive:: August 2012

4 Mistakes Home Owners Often Make With Their House

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine When it comes to taking care of a home or remodeling, home owners can make some unwise decisions. ServiceMagic, a Web site that features a network of nationwide service professionals–including in home improvement–has...
August 27, 2012

5 Top Do-it-Yourself Home Projects

Submitted by Case Design/Remodeling Do-it-yourself projects are all the rage right now, between home owners looking to save money and eco-friendly trends in repurposing used household items and materials. But what are the top DIY projects that home owners...

The Secret to Supersizing a Listing

By Myra Nourmand From cabinets and closets to attics and garages—when a home’s storage spaces seem like they’re ready to burst at the hinges, listings look cluttered and messy, and they risk losing the interest of prospective buyers. So...
August 15, 2012

Are These Home Projects Really Worth It?

A recent article at The Street lists 10 common home projects that drain home owners’ budgets and offer little return on investment, in citing findings from Remodeling Magazine’s annual Cost vs. Value survey. Do you agree with some of...
August 13, 2012

4 Kitchen Design Trends Cooking Up in 2012

Kitchens are blending more into the rest of home interiors. A recent blog post from Home Design Find highlights some of the recent trends popping up in more kitchens this year: 1. Unmatched cabinets: Cabinet colors and materials are...
August 6, 2012