Modern and contemporary styles do share many of the same traits, but they are two distinct styles. And they often get confused, according to an article by Marvin Windows and Doors that sets out to clarify the two styles.
People who have gone through the homebuying process are often eager to give advice. But too often, these so-called insider tips may very well be outdated.
Realtor.com® recently highlighted some of the most common advice home buyers may hear from their peers that no longer applies in the current housing market, including:
Homeowners are hitting the pause button on remodeling projects, which may prompt home renovation activity to fall to its lowest level in three years, according to a new report from Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies.
Homeowners spend about 30 percent more on remodeling a newly purchased home than a longtime resident does, according to the center. In addition, higher mortgage rates make tapping home equity to pay for renovation projects more costly. On top of that, material costs are also on the rise.
Many parts of the U.S. have been struck with a snap of subzero temperatures. While keeping themselves warm during the bitter cold, homeowners also need to take precautions to keep their home safe, too. Read more HERE.
Signs that a property has seen meth use tend to be subtle. Experts say buyers should look for burns in the carpet or patches of dead grass outside. That could indicate where chemicals may have been dumped.
How can a buyer detect meth? The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration offers a drug lab registry of meth contamination properties, where law enforcement agencies have reported they found chemicals at these locales. But obviously not all properties where meth has ever been present will be on that list.
A surge in retirees is coming, but where will they decide to live? Nearly 1.2 million people 55 or older relocated out of state last year, which was a record high.
Researchers at realtor.com® sought to identify the fastest-growing retirement destinations by looking at the number of people ages 55 and up and identifying where they moved between 2016 and 2017.
Homeowners could be putting themselves in more danger as they increasingly tackle home repairs themselves. Using common household tools can be dangerous, especially when it comes to ladders. Accidents involving ladders landed nearly 200,000 people in the emergency room last year, according to a new analysis from Porch.com, a home repair and maintenance website.
As markets are beginning to cool throughout the country, shoppers are beginning to see more houses become available. Sellers may also benefit when their agents are strategic about how they market their home.
Here are seven signs that your market is cooling down and how to shift accordingly.
Pergolas, metals, and pinks will be the leading landscape cravings of 2019, according to the National Association of Landscape Professionals.
NALP predicts the following trends will have the biggest influence on outdoor spaces in the new year.
Revamping a kitchen can be a costly undertaking, with the median price of a remodeling job coming in at $60,000. So, how do you make sure the changes you make won’t look dated in a few years?
HouseLogic, a home improvement website by the National Association of REALTORS®, offers ideas to future-proof your kitchen.