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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
"for a home sale depends on so many factors, such as the house value, the housing... of your home. In a small starter home I expect white cabinetry throughout but in higher... higher end homes I would (and have) passed on homes that have painted kitchen cabinets... in the house. Generally people buy houses to live in, not so that they can sell the... of the house. For a lower priced home that isn't spectacular, and has outdated but..."
Take Great Home Photos the Easy Way — 5 Tips From a Pro
Improve your for-sale ad or just make beautiful memories with these simple strategies anyone can use
"of your home's interior or design project. Little things like using a tripod, shooting... was the house they grew up in when they saw the house online. Our neighbors across... overviews for home photography I've ever seen. Extremely well done. Do you offer on line... put your home on the market make sure the realtor hires a professional photographer... screens homes online before they make an actual visit. Our own children couldn't believe..."
My Houzz: Wasting Not, Wanting Not in a New Portland House
Salvaged and secondhand elements make for a home that's earth conscious, thrifty and beautifully personal
"for a home that's earth conscious, thrifty and beautifully personal... 1920s home in the Sellwood neighborhood of Portland, Oregon, with a very specific... sustainable home from the ground up without wasting any material. They called their renovation... makes a house a home! Love walking by this house to admire it. While we built our straw... , our home's utility bills are 1/3 the cost of our former smaller older home. I..."
Houzz Tour: Modern Gothic Pool House
"a pool house for her Gothic-style estate in Nashville, Interior Designer Jamie Beckwith... designs. The house is full of unexpected textures, including a walnut bathtub, wood tile... guest/pool house. I think its bigger than my actual house. Hell of lot nicer. Id never... in this house! more power to jamie for doing something *different*! Okay, this is... Seeing this house makes me feel bad for playing it so safe all the time. I don't even..."
The Narrowest House in the World?
This 4-foot-wide workshop has eating, sleeping and working spaces in its 150 square feet. Chime in on how livable you find it
"Extreme Homes on HGTV (Canada) and they featured this home. It looked really interesting... Tired of homes that look like magazine ads and mall showrooms. A real home results from... have a home on that spot. A pushy little home: In the picture it looks almost as if... makes my house (which is probably about 14 feet wide) seem huge in comparison! I'm impressed... about this home a year back on HGTV. JW Chlostaphobic. (Not sure how that's spelled..."
The Gable Goes Mobile, Micro and Mod
"ingenious tiny homes feature the familiar peaked roof in unexpected ways... small houses as an alternative to oversize suburban houses and urban pads for decades... prefab housing unit was unveiled, breaking out of the confines of the city and moving... idea of home through the distinct gable form. One was designed by Renzo Piano for the... retirement home.....we could afford a fairly large home, but why would I want one? My..."
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
"Washington home kind to the earth and cozy for the owners... a new home, with 133 square feet of living space and a 63-square-foot sleeping loft... trailer, the house feels cozy, comfortable and anything but cramped. "We believe that small... permit a home to have a wall coming down and going up. These types of tiny homes... neighbor's house when it's too wet to hang your laundry on the line. While a home this..."
Can You Live a Full Life in 220 Square Feet?
"Tiny homes pose a dilemma: How can you make a pocket-size space comfortable and stylish... where homes over 3,000 square feet are the norm and tiny homes aren't as prevalent... rural home works just as well. My 750 sq ft home (a comparative mansion) allowed... cottages, cob houses, and I know someone who rents out a tree house. I think the tree house... large home. As a designer I love, admire and appreciate all sizes of homes and how..."
Houzz Tour: Tiny Fold-Out Apartment in Barcelona
Can a 260-square-foot space actually be livable? With hidden functionality and fold-out panels, it sure can
"a real home run! This place is incredible, and I would have loved it during my single... a big house? Brilliant! I would like to know what they used to hold up the ceiling... of the home. Enclosing it behind paneling or even a curtain, would have for me, made... invisioned a house where everything was hidden and would open at a click of a button. My... parts of a house and make small place have lots of functions. Could he give us an idea..."
Computer-Rendered Architecture Dares to Dream
"the Arc home rendering? Agreed. Really great work. Also curious how long it takes... of the house receive equal treatment, making them work together. This residential... odern house by Reveal Studio also has two unique sides to it. At right is a fairly... for the house and its driveway with porous pavers makes for a very "green" design,... side of a house. The entrance and a small seating area sit behind the freestanding "DE..."
How to Make Your Brick House Feel at Home in the Landscape
"pull your home’s colors into your garden for a more cohesive exterior look... choices for home exteriors in the U.S. For many, the Georgian home, with its brick exterior... between home and garden. Whether your home is made of brick, stone, siding or stucco... from our houses to make them truly at home in our landscapes. Let’s look at ways to... Georgian home has foundation plantings of boxwood. But Houzzers rarely want to be typical..."
Create a 'Forever House' Connection
Making beautiful memories and embracing your space can help you feel happy in your home — even if you know you'll move one day
"in your home — even if you know you'll move one day... forever house anymore? Is that a pie-in-the-sky dream? From a home where family memories... with our homes, and why — or why not — you may want to stick with one home for the long... the same home for many years, with layers of memories infused in every coat of paint... for our homes to fall into the background ... but since we are thinking about it now... "forever house"? Or, with so much mobility in our lives these days, is there such a..."
Championing the Solar House, From the 1930s to Today
Homes throughout history that have used the sun offer ideas for net-zero and passive homes of the present, in a new book by Anthony Denzer
"Homes throughout history that have used the sun offer ideas for net-zero and passive... passive homes of the present, in a new book by Anthony Denzer... solar house — one that deliberately uses the energy of the sun for heating spaces... tackled house designs in that period that would minimize the use of fossil fuels, spurred... Solar House (Rizzoli, 2013) corrects this oversight by tracing the development of... solar houses from the 1930s to today. It's a narrow topic, but the book is a fascinating..."
How to Avoid Paying Too Much for a House
"gauge a home’s affordability and submit the right bid... 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... value of a home but did increase the saleability of a home, i.e., say one house up the..."
Decorate With Intention: Could a Mission Statement Help Your House?
Identify your home's purpose and style to make everything from picking paint colors to buying a new home easier
"your home's purpose and style to make everything from picking paint colors to buying... for your home? Part style, part personal values, this short and sweet statement could... writing a home mission statement that is uniquely yours. So the next time you are waffling... a new home or even changing a paint color, you can let your mission statement remind... for your home and life. Let's get started.... keep my house free of. And if I saw it on the walls of someone else's house, it would..."