2015 Remodeling Impact Report

Sexy or Subtle, DFW Homeowners Are Going Big with Home Renovations

By Candy Evans / December 20, 2016 / 1 Comment

Thanks to Capital One for sponsoring this post. When it comes to home improvement projects, my favorites are the ones that add true bottom line value to a home. After all, your house is probably the biggest investment you’ll ever make. As a real estate blogger and journalist, I want to see homeowners increase the […]

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Getting Real About Renos: Will a New Garage Door Really Add Value to My Home?

By Leah Shafer / May 11, 2016 / 5 Comments

This is the second installment of a new occasional column called Getting Real About Renovations. We’re looking at renovation realities for all sorts of projects, from hardwood floors and open floorplans, to master suite additions and kitchen upgrades. We’ll give you the unadulterated truth about options, costs, effort, Realtor opinion, and estimated ROI for these projects. […]

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Remodeling Realities: What Home Renos Bring Greatest Joy, Biggest Returns?

By Leah Shafer / January 19, 2016 / 0 Comments

Americans are crazy about renovations. Entire entertainment mediums are dedicated to our love of home improvement, like DIY Network and HGTV Magazine. In the first ten months of October 2015 alone, Americans spent $326.1 billion on remodeling their homes. The big goals were to upgrade worn-out surfaces, finishes, and materials; add features and improve livability; and just because […]

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