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10 Tricks to Help Your Bathroom Sell Your House
As with the kitchen, the bathroom is always a high priority for home buyers. Here’s how to showcase your bathroom so it looks its best
"since the housing crash in08. Selling a house with older bathrooms at top dollar will... older house with many original details, so we could keep the house's vintage charm... selling our house. This is bordering on ridiculous. We live in the house. I'm not going... square foot house. Sold the house in 2 weeks and not one of the 20 or so families that... option in a house...but...and that is the issue. I have never seen a house turned down..."
12 House-Hunting Tips to Help You Make the Right Choice
Stay organized and focused on your quest for a new home, to make the search easier and avoid surprises later
"perfect house, it's easy to get swept away by a home's most charming details (a gracious... multiple open houses each weekend, keeping everything straight can get complicated. Set... streamline the house-hunting process early on, and you can breathe easier knowing you have... people buy houses at full price with all sorts of defects. If the house is priced ag... on the house too! 9 years after purchasing my former house...with a "known" defect..."
How to Choose a Home Water Filtering System
"for your house, from pitchers to whole-house setups... whole-house models? How do you know what the system is filtering out ... and what... in both houses and towns we lived in. I think a whole house filter may be my only solution... of the house, and from which I watered potted plants, were connected to the house... near the house, it's nice to not have rusty water staining our white house. We will... to all house filter with Dr Mercola. Would love to see a similar article on water..."
Houzz Tour: Sustainable, Comfy Living in 196 Square Feet
Solar panels, ship-inspired features and minimal possessions make this tiny Washington home kind to the earth and cozy for the owners
"trailer, the house feels cozy, comfortable and anything but cramped. "We believe that small... for a house for two, but for a house for one how much space do YOU need? The same... a tiny house. You can experience staying in a tiny house for a night for a donation... of the house very much. Very charming, nice job. Cleverly designed but I see no value... neighbor's house when it's too wet to hang your laundry on the line. While a home this..."
Insulation Basics: What to Know About Spray Foam
Learn what exactly spray foam is, the pros and cons of using it and why you shouldn’t mess around with installation
"in my house. I'd rather live in a drafty house then in a chemically sealed house... our new house. I am allergic to everything and feared my house would make me sick... Our old house, before pics: http://victoriaelizabethbarnes.com/about-the-house/ It's... whole house. It will not breathe and you will wind up with "sick house" due to the... into a house built in 1850 with no insulation. We live in Canada and had to demo the..."
Houzz Tour: See a Concrete House With a $0 Energy Bill
Passive House principles and universal design elements result in a home that’ll work efficiently for the long haul
"ssive House principles and universal design elements result in a home that’ll work... Passive House design principles. He hasn’t lived in the house a full year yet, but... to my house, I kept telling myself, ‘You’ve got to stop building these things that... character houses around. Of course, almost all houses can use some sort of style renovation... love your house, Damon and Annie. I agree with you that wooden houses are a temporary..."
A Magical Tree House Lights Up for Christmas
An incredible tree house takes things up a notch for the holidays. Take a tour, meet the architect, the kids, and see how it came to be
"tree house takes things up a notch for the holidays. Take a tour, meet the architect... holiday open house. Tree house architect and family friend James Curvan returns every year... a tree house for their grandsons. What began as a backyard construction project quickly... the tree house top to bottom in lights; the display is an annual tradition that coincides... the tree house at this festive time of year,” says Curvan. During this year’s Christmas..."
What Those Home-Sale Disclosures Are Really Saying
Avoid costly surprises by knowing what’s included in a home seller’s disclosure, what’s not and what you can do if you suspect foul play
"after the house goes into escrow. What should you expect to see in a disclosure agreement... buying a house. Despite having (as I was told) a "solid" inspector I got a house with... flaws in a house. Our old house had been renovated by the previous owners, over the course... of the house. House obvious can you get? I made them pay for a year of termite treatment... ide-a-houses-most-gruesome-secrets If purchasing a home with septic vs. sewer, DO..."
5 Savvy Fixes to Help Your Home Sell
Get the maximum return on your spruce-up dollars by putting your money in the areas buyers care most about
"sell the house quickly and for the price you want. Beyond basic decluttering and cleaning... course, houses above a certain price range MUST have them. But our house with somewhat... that our house has no pet odors. Any suggestions about how to live in your house, with... agent open house and a regular/ buyer open house? If yes, how many people came through... porches. A house that I will HAVE to renovate to get a CO. A house upon which I can imprint..."
How to Avoid Paying Too Much for a House
"buy a house in — especially if it’s your first one. In some regions low inventory... others the housing market has been recovering far more slowly. This can make it very difficult... of your house. Price your house too low, and you risk selling your house at a fire... of the house, or there is a very serious problem that is coming up when the house... saw the housing bubble since our house values never skyrocketed. They stayed close..."
The 4 Things Home Buyers Really Want in Kitchen Cabinetry
For the biggest return on your kitchen investment, you've got to know these key ingredients for cabinetry with wide appeal
"in the house. Generally people buy houses to live in, not so that they can sell the... as the house value, the housing market in that geographical location, the comps in... sell a house. I don't think someone would decide not to buy the house based only... expensive house we are buying, and it seems that most million dollar plus houses don't... date a house is wood color. We plan on staying in the house for another 3yrs, so I'm..."
The Moving-Day Survival Kit: Lifesaving Items and Niceties
Gather these must-haves in advance for a smooth move and more comfortable first days in your new home
"first house did not go smoothly. I had to drive from Boston to Atlanta, and I had... to my house by about 15 minutes, still wearing the same clothes as the day before... to the house, there was a very practical plastic bucket full of lifesaving items for... into a house should have one of these. If your Realtor pales in comparison to my... 5 bed house. I am in the process of moving to a new (newly constructed) house...."
Design Lessons From Tiny Homes
"These houses--and most of them are NOT houses in any case---are probably not intended... this for housing for the homeless tho. Go see what Alex has on Tiny House---I think... afford housing and live in their cars, and I think micro-housing would be great for... astronomical housing prices. I have visited planned communities with very small houses and... many new houses. My 2-bedroom house of 1600' plus a small loft is really too big; I've..."
9 Tips for Selling Your House in Winter
Make your home stand out to buyers in a challenging season by upping its coziness and showing its potential
"making house hunting less appealing, winter can be a challenging time to sell your... make your house really stand out. Here are nine ways to prepare and stage your home... in your house. A Staged house will also look better in photos that are populated on... toward house. Seriously? The house(s) featured is beautiful enough as is. I enjoyed... of the house completely. If you're selling your house in May, pack up everything you..."
How to Bring Out Your Home’s Character With Trim
New project for a new year: Add moldings and baseboards to enhance architectural style and create visual interest
"defined our houses throughout history. Trim adds character and flavor to a home, the way... modern houses and southwest houses, they do not descend from classical architecture... look. My house is based on a Charleston single house,but I wanted to use a more rustic... to it, houses without trim will seem like they're naked! Excellent idea. A day and... our old house' living room during the 2006 winter Olympics. Using crown corners made..."