Scrappy Starter Home - Desert Landscape Ideas: 6 Designs to Copy - Bob Vila
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photographed by Thomas Story; courtesy of sunset.com
Before: Scrappy Starter Home
In 2003, the real estate bubble sent home prices skyrocketing. It was also the year that Chad and Leah decided to buy their first house. The pair had their sights set on Seattle, where they found a 1,300 sq. ft. property with a high sticker price. With a patchy paint job, a lawn that had more dandelions than grass, and a few scraggly garden beds, the house needed some TLC.