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What to Look for in a Contractor's Contract
"have seen homeowners get angry when we have to move their furniture! A homeowner needs... Response to homeowner's concerns over unforeseen events. 12. Homeowner's on site scrutiny... part of a homeowner's loan that there could be no up front money. This is asking the... guarantee the homeowner protection under these circumstances. I hope I'm making sense! Bobbi... all, the homeowner is so vulnerable here. There needs to be some kind of a system where..."
10 Things to Discuss With Your Contractor Before Work Starts
"it to a homeowner. ........Folks, this is true of homeowners too. I can tell you for... thought: Any homeowner who conceals water, gas and electrical shut offs without a posted... let the homeowner know asap- guys, help us! - BUT if you do use a GC, you absolutely... unless a homeowner is a PMP (project management professional), acting as your own GC... than most homeowners bargain for. Great advice from Jan and Kristi."Brave" isn't exactly..."
5 Risks in Buying a Short-Sale Home — and How to Handle Them
Don’t let the lure of a great deal blind you to the hidden costs and issues in snagging a short-sale property
"when a homeowner has fallen so far behind on payments that there are liens on the... agencies. The homeowner can’t afford to pay those liens in full, and works out a deal with... original homeowner often has been struggling so long that the buyer is saddled with... part-time homeowners. After a year, the mold smell was overwhelming when you entered... because the homeowners had two mortgages and each bank had to work independent of each..."
Houzz Survey: Livability Trumps Home Value
Increasing home value comes in a distant second among those planning home improvements. Many plan to do some of the work themselves
"percent homeowners, 13 percent renters). Among homeowners planning to build, remodel... climb, homeowners are prioritizing aesthetics before profit, according to the February... today's homeowners, 70 percent do not plan to take out a loan to pay for that beautiful... upscale homeowners are taking a hands-on approach to building, remodeling and decorating... brackets.What Homeowners Plan to Spend (2012 to 2014) Kitchens and bathrooms are the most..."
Architect's Toolbox: Celebrate Those Happy Accidents
Sometimes a home's greatest pleasures were never planned. See two examples of serendipity in design, and share your own story!
"these homeowners would gather, their conversations often would be centered on the... these homeowners had a chance to view the night sky from their beds — after all this... give a homeowner is remarkable. As architects and designers we should be open to... when the homeowners threw a party and used the bathroom as the bar. Beer, pop and ice... onto the homeowner’s head. We’ve dubbed this our “moonbeam headboard.” And, like..."
Houzz Tour: High Efficiency for a Modern Riverside Cabin
With an insulating green roof, savvy material use and a smart design, this home in the woods wastes not in a beautiful way
"ease the homeowner’s mind most. For example, Caldari designed the house to perfectly... And the homeowner saved money by building a network and website for Caldari’s architecture... where the homeowner likes to pace up and down, just thinking. All around Caldari tried... The homeowners wanted an urban-style loft in a rural setting. The bedroom delivers..."
Houzz Tour: A California Craftsman Bungalow Lightens Up
"this homeowner bought her Craftsman bungalow in Pasadena, California, it had been... for the homeowner and her son. "The house had too much heavy Stickley furniture, a... 3 (the homeowner has since married) Location: Pasadena, California Size: 2,500 square... friend. The homeowner is a photographer's rep and runs her business from this detached..."
My Houzz: Vintage Flair for a Lovingly Maintained Midcentury Gem
Antiques join luxe textiles and rich wallpapers to give a Dallas home by Ju-Nel sophistication and warmth
Photos of 2013: The Most Popular Eclectic Spaces
They follow the heart instead of rules and mix genres with ease. Check out all the personality in these top eclectic designs
10 Ways to Boost Your Home's Resale Value
Figure out which renovations will pay off, and you'll have more money in your pocket when that 'Sold' sign is hung
"natural for homeowners preparing to sell to be thinking of ways to up their home's value... What's a homeowner to do? Learn what buyers want, then start early (so you can enjoy... paint at homeowners? It may be neutral, but it's certainly not a warm color to make... I give homeowners: before you decide to make any updates to your home when you are... for a homeowner to spend, specifically getting a house ready for sale? (and that..."
Contractor's Tips: 10 Things Your Contractor Might Not Tell You
Climbing through your closets and fielding design issues galore, your contractor might stay mum. Here's what you're missing
"original homeowner or current homeowner. I can't even imagine the contractor thinking... convinced one homeowner that they were now in deep. (4) If the homeowner is convinced that... with a homeowner. Spot on!!!! The before photo on the left was the product of a... and the homeowner's costs. Fourth, he has a lack of planning and experience which leads... risks the homeowner is not aware of until after the project is completed or the home..."
How Much Does a Kitchen Makeover Cost?
"budget the homeowner has in mind. A more detailed construction estimate comes later,... 100,000 homeowners in the U.S. — and make sure you talk with local architects, designers... by for homeowners. Some media and home improvement television shows now include... again, homeowners hire an architect first, are given a cost estimate and then the... in your homeowner policy. We still have to complete landscaping, concrete, and dirt..."
Should You Stay or Should You Go for a Remodel? 10 Points to Ponder
"small, homeowners all have to answer the same question: Should you find an untouched... clients and homeowner. In my opinion it is easiest for all for the homeowner to move out... of the homeowner. One thing to add is that if you wish to remain on site during the... of the homeowner. Someone very easy going and cheerful does a much better job of being... Irish homeowner here who just finished renovation of 3 bathrooms simultaneously -..."
Restoration Rallies a 1790 Stone Springhouse
An old outbuilding gets a new purpose — several purposes, that is — thanks to careful efforts by stonemasons and architects
"to the homeowners, the architects at Peter Zimmerman Architects and the builders at... these homeowners have restored the spring house. Gorgeous. Unbelievable..congratulations... of the homeowners and all of the planners. It's just awesome. I love the fact that... The homeowners are total heros! What a great job of preserving some history! One... God the homeowners were able to bring it back to life! The house in the background..."
Light-Happy Changes Upgrade a Small Bathroom
Glass block windows, Starphire glass shower panes and bright white and blue tile make for a bright new bathroom design
"from the homeowner’s daughter, who chose the dazzling accent tile in blue, her favorite... how the homeowner wanted it and it looks quite nice from the inside and the outside... with the homeowner, we figured we'd do it again! http://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/329... what the homeowner wanted. The cabinets in the kitchen are also custom cabinets and... says the homeowner. AFTER: "Some people told me that for renting and resale, you must..."