kitchen Archive

Check Out These 7 Trends Spicing Up Kitchen Designs

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Wood flooring and glass backsplashes are expected to show up in more kitchens this year. Those were among two findings from the latest trend report from the National Kitchen & Bath Association, which...
March 31, 2014

8 Kitchen Trends for Remodelers

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR(R) Magazine Home buyers love kitchens so what trends are cooking up lately? The remodeling web site Houzz surveyed 7,812 home owners about their kitchen remodeling plans this fall. Here are the big trends that...
November 4, 2013

The Scariest Place in a Home!

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR(R) Magazine Ghosts and goblins will soon be creeping around neighborhoods. And if it’s a big dose of scare you crave this Halloween, look no further than in your kitchen. In fact, there’s plenty of...
October 31, 2013

The Right Kitchen Remodel Can Pay Off

By Sabine H. Schoenberg, SabinesHomes.com Traditional Kitchen by Boston Kitchen & Bath Designers Venegas and Company Unequivocally, the kitchen is … (1)     the most important space in a home today.  From a home value perspective this means it is the...
October 21, 2013

Stock Cabinets Save Money on Kitchen Redos

The cost of quality stock cabinets for an average-sized kitchen generally runs $8,000 to $10,000, according to consumer website Houselogic. Semi-custom cabinets would cost about twice that, the site reports, and full custom cabinets would cost even more. Help...
October 11, 2013

8 Kitchen Trends to Watch in 2013

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR(R) Magazine Kitchens are a popular spot that home shoppers judge in a home. So what are the trends in the kitchen for 2013? HomeThangs.com, a home improvement superstore, offers up some of the following...
January 7, 2013

Kitchen Remodeling: The Do’s and Don’ts of Improving Resale Value

By Stephen Jones, DIYTools.co.uk People generally love a beautiful new kitchen. With state of the art appliances, they feel as though they are master chefs in the comfort of their own homes. However, many people also remodel their kitchens...
December 24, 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

How to Make $5,000 Stretch in a Kitchen Remodel

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine A “minor” kitchen remodel will cost home owners, on average, $21,695, according to the Cost vs. Value survey, an annual report by Remodeling magazine, in cooperation with REALTOR® Magazine, that reveals the top...

Don’t Do These at Home: 3 Big Remodeling Mistakes

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Remodeling a kitchen, bathroom, or other room to increase a home’s value can be a good idea, but home owners need to be careful when undergoing a remodeling task to ensure they don’t...