home improvement

Four Percent Say Buying a New Home Is a Goal in 2019

By Bethany Erickson / January 21, 2019 / 0 Comments
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Who is most likely to have home buying as a goal this year? Will remodeling and home improvement spending continue to grow?  We look at this and more in this week’s roundup of real estate news. Four Percent List Home Buying a 2019 Goal Four percent (about 10 million Americans) said buying a new home […]

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Home Improvement Professionals Report Feeling More Confident, More Concerned with Labor

By Heather Hunter / June 28, 2017 / 0 Comments

Confidence among home improvement professionals is booming. After a quarterly survey of thousands of remodelers, carpenters, painters, plumbers and roofers, the HomeAdvisor Farnsworth Index reports that over three-quarters of those home improvement professionals feel highly confident in their business prospects over the coming year. The survey was administered between May 11 and May 26 to […]

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Retailing Deathmatch: Restoration Hardware vs. Rejuvenation

By Jon Anderson / June 21, 2016 / 0 Comments

Expo and the Great Indoors whetted our appetites for cool kitchen and bathroom showrooms we mightn’t have been able to afford, but could crib ideas from.  Their bankruptcies left a hole in our collective Sunday afternoons. Even at a fraction of their size, Capital Distributing and Perch sate our inner renovation voyeur. In the meantime […]

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Manufactured Stone Veneer, Insulation Top Dallas Home Remodeling Projects for ROI

By Leah Shafer / April 4, 2016 / 5 Comments

When it comes to home remodeling projects, homeowners are all about improving either a home’s curb appeal or energy efficiency. This is true in Dallas, the state, and the nation. A new report from the Texas Association of Realtors released Friday, the Texas Remodel Valuation Report, looked at the profitability and popularity of home improvement projects in 2015 […]

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Dallas Public Schools: When Two People Realize the Same Thing

By Bethany Erickson / May 11, 2015 / 2 Comments

See this? This is the porch of shame. I’ll start with the porch of shame because it’s my porch of shame, and it’s also the start of what will be a series of renovations and improvements on our cute little Midway Hollow home. As we’ve talked about before, we have been weighing several schools, knowing […]

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