It certainly does not feel like it outside today in Southern Indiana, but we are quickly approaching September and the upcoming fall season. Where I live, we typically have a fairly warm (okay, hot) September and finally see temperatures cool off near the end of the month. Although many in this area are done with […]
What are the best upgrades/ special touches to add to a home that can be enjoyed while living there but also pay off when homeowners decide to sell?
In past posts, I have published a series of blogs about valuable home updates and upgrades. I covered kitchens, bathrooms, and general updates — all worthwhile and all important for resale value. In this article, I want to share a particular project from my own home because it has been the single best home improvement […]
As I finish up my series on valuable home updates, I am going to give a run-down of options that can be used throughout the entire house. It would be repetitive for me to work through updates for the living room, master bedroom, foyer, guest bedroom, etc. because you can simply pick and choose what […]
This post begins a series about updating your home. This is a topic I discuss a lot with homeowners and investors because it is amazing to see what some small, affordable updates can do for a home, especially when preparing to sell. I am often hesitant to encourage large-scale remodeling projects (unless you’re tackling a […]
Countertops are one way to update a kitchen without redoing the entire room, and improve resale of a dated space. If you crave a major change for how your kitchen looks, you might consider replacing your countertops. Switching out the existing tops for new ones can give the room a transformative feel, and even improve […]
Yards are for beauty and enjoyment, but can definitely help resale as the curb appeal of one home trumps another. Too often, however, homeowners spend dollars to improve their home’s façade and interior and neglect their trees, lawn, walks and other natural and manmade outside features. What a shame. Spending dollars wisely on these elements […]
Not every kitchen transformation has to be a total, expensive gut job. The average mid-range redo now hovers near $62,000 nationally and a higher $123,000 for a luxe makeover, according to the latest “Cost vs. Value” Report from Remodeling Magazine; both higher costs than in the prior year. But you can transform parts of […]