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5 Smart Home Improvements? Think Again!
Built-in aquariums: the amenity that quickly becomes an eyesore. Of all the misfired home improvements that Daniel Fr...
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Flipping: Remodeling for Resale
With a glut of distressed properties on the market now, people are eager to make deals. But there’s little room for e...
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Landscaping: A Good Investment
A professionally landscaped property is a sure ticket to quick resale. It gives a home curb appeal, a sense of place ...
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Maximize Your Remodeling Dollar
The average American is said to move every five to seven years. As that statistic suggests, you would be wise to thin...
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5 Savvy Upgrades That Add Home Value
Will your project pay off? For a trustworthy estimate, consult Remodeling magazine's annual Cost vs. Value report to ...
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7 Renovation Tips to Boost Resale Value
Making the right renovation decisions can help you sell your house quicker, and for more money.
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Will 2013 Values Support Improvements?
2013 is likely to see home values stabilizing—but not because of sale prices. A strengthening labor market is the ris...
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Remodeling Heats Up
Brace for a remodeling revival in 2013.  The Harvard Joint Center on Housing is predicting double-digit growth for ho...
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Scrapbooking for Fun and Profit
Documenting your project makes for great before-and-after photos to impress friends. A scrapbook can also validate yo...
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Bob Vila Radio: Return on Investment
Keeping up with the Joneses can actually be a good rule of thumb if you’re planning to sell your house within the nex...
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Heat Up Kitchen Resale Value
Kitchens sell houses. That's still true. But if you are remodeling your kitchen with an eye towards recapturing your ...
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Kitchen Trends to Bank On
Baked-in obsolescence is the last thing you want in your kitchen remodel. Classic  layouts, finishes, and styles are ...
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Biggest Bang for Your Buck? The Bath
If you only have so much time and money to spend on a remodeling project, you'll stay more on trend by investing in t...
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Capture High Marks for Below-Grade Improvements
Photo: shutterstock. comBasements are a common target for the supposedly easy and fast addition of livable space. Aft...
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Bob Vila Radio: Outdoor Living Adds Value
Summer’s here, and it’s a great time to expand your living space—and your home’s value—by making the most of the grea...
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Senior Moment: Boost Home Value by Enabling Independent Living
Not much has been guaranteed in the housing industry in the past seven years, but there's one trend that is sure to r...
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Rehabbing a Foreclosure? Spend This Much
Quality home renovation got a shout-out from Wall St. recently with Morgan Stanley analyst Oliver Chang recommending ...
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Bob Vila Radio: Paint and Resale
Ask any realtor how to maximize your home’s value; they’ll tell you to grab a paintbrush. LISTENListen to BOB VILA ON...
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Why Is The Home Depot So Crowded?
If you're tackling a home improvement project this spring, you're not the only one reinvesting sweat equity in your h...
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Quick Tip: Boost Your Home’s Resale Value with Paint
New Coat of Paint, Better Home Price How do you ensure you’ll get the selling price you want for your home in a buyer...
Add some rustic charm to your trimmings with a paper-and-twine garland. All you need is some craft store Christmas paper, ... Filling an underutilized area beneath the stairs is a smart way to save space. Doing so with a stash of wood, however, is ... The Audubon Society inspired wallpaper in this Adirondack-styled entryway will get you in the outdoor mood. Grab your coat... Chalkboard paint opens up endless possibilities for customizing your dresser time and time again. Use chalk to label the c... A fireplace in the bathroom creates the ultimate setting for relaxation. Homeowners often choose electric or gas over wood... This roomy boot tray made from punched metal stands up to all the elements. Station it in your mudroom or at your back doo... There’s nothing like a new set of cabinet hardware to refresh a room. The possibilities are endless: Go modern, rustic, or... FLOR carpet tiles are a simple and affordable way to customize a floor covering for any space. You can make anything from ... Chalkboard paint features prominently in this elegant yet unpretentious headboard design. Add a new message daily to reflec... Salvaged boards in varying widths and colors make up the dramatic accent wall in this attic space. The high-gloss white of... The indecisive homeowner need not fret over choosing one (or even two) cabinet colors. The kitchen cabinets in this artist... Incorporate nature into your lighting scheme by securing a dead tree in a concrete mold and draping your pendant lamp from... Simple and striking, a couple of pieces of "lovingly used" furniture creates a special kind of charm. A weathered chair fo... First dress up your metal shelves with a coat of paint in an accent color that complements your kitchen decor. Then arrang... The vibrant green of Granny Smith apples make a beautifully natural alternative to the traditional evergreen wreath. Brigh...
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