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The Basics of an FHA 203k Loan. Is It Right For You?

The Basics of an FHA 203k Loan. Is It Right For You?

An FHA 203k loan allows you to borrow money, using only one loan, for both home improvement and a home purchase. These loans can also be used just for home improvements, but there might be better options available. 203k loans are guaranteed by the FHA, which means...

5 Common House-Flipping Myths You Should Never Believe

5 Common House-Flipping Myths You Should Never Believe

We're willing to bet you've seen at least one episode of "Flip or Flop" or any number of other home makeover shows packing the HGTV schedule. There's no denying the role they've played in motivating regular folks to get into the business of buying distressed houses,...

Summer’s Hottest Design Trends

Summer’s Hottest Design Trends

Sometimes it seems like home decor is on a mission to outdo itself. Bigger! Brighter! Bolder! And that's especially true in summer when we gravitate toward vibrant colors and funky looks meant to make a statement. Not this year, though. This season, you'll want to...

4 Ways to Dress Up a Neutral Kitchen

4 Ways to Dress Up a Neutral Kitchen

Tons of today's homeowners crave neutral-colored kitchens with white, wood, or gray tones throughout. From cabinets and countertops to backsplashes and walls, white and gray kitchen products have reigned supreme. But, all-neutral kitchens can also come off as too...

The One Room Homeowners Are Spending the Most On

The One Room Homeowners Are Spending the Most On

Homeowners are increasingly living out their HGTV fantasies by remodeling their homes, with a particular focus on taking their kitchen and bathrooms from drab to fab. Homeowners spent the most on renovating their kitchen, at a median $14,000 in 2018, according to a...

6 Ways to Embark on a Eco-Friendly Renovation

6 Ways to Embark on a Eco-Friendly Renovation

Eco-friendly living is all about choosing materials and practices that are beneficial to the environmental. But did you know this can also include your renovation process and the materials you use? There are five things everyone should consider for an eco-friendly...

7 Signs You Should Put Off or Call Off A Home Renovation

7 Signs You Should Put Off or Call Off A Home Renovation

Taking on a home renovation can improve your property's value, remedy any nagging structural or cosmetic flaws, and generally make your place way more comfortable to live in. All good! However, no matter how good your intentions may be, a hasty home overhaul can...

Bathroom Remodel Ideas That Pay Off

Bathroom Remodel Ideas That Pay Off

Remodeling a bathroom averages 60%-65% return on investment. Some homeowners report recouping over 100%. How can you turn your bathroom into a top contender? Go beyond the standard and add unique features that will stand out to buyers- features they never knew they...

2019 Kitchen Remodeling Guide

2019 Kitchen Remodeling Guide

Kitchens remain the most popular room in the house to renovate. It's a big job, both in terms of cost and the amount of work that gets done. So before you hire a contractor and start bashing down walls, there are some important things to do. Namely, setting a budget,...