home remodeling

Today’s Lull, Tomorrow’s Deal: Time to Engage Architects, Designers, and Realtors

By Jon Anderson / April 23, 2020 / 0 Comments

We’re all a little bored. We’ve run out of aloe for screen-burned eyeballs and we’re not feeling the burn bench-pressing soup cans – not to mention the angst at losing all those Flowbees on eBay. Yes, we’re at the point where a Flowbee must be backordered to a “wish list” or wedding registry on Amazon. […]

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Penthouse Plunge: Renovation Always Brings Surprises And Their Costs

By Jon Anderson / January 28, 2020 / 3 Comments

It’s time to get real on renovation. You will spend more than you budget. I think the only way I’d come in under budget on any renovation were if I died in the middle.

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Watch JoJo and Jordan Dress Up Tired Real Estate in Cash Pad

By Nikki Barringer / July 19, 2019 / 0 Comments

If you’ve been wishing and hoping and dreaming for an all new reno show with a different Jo and maybe a Jordan, too, your flippin’ dreams are coming true. The Bachelorette’s JoJo Fletcher and Jordan Rodgers aren’t set to star, they’re already starring on CNBC’s Cash Pad where they travel the country and turn unused crash pads […]

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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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Real Deals For Your Home Can Be Found at the State Fair of Texas

By Jon Anderson / September 29, 2015 / 0 Comments

The State Fair of Texas is upon us and it’s more than Fletcher’s Corny Dogs, Goodarts Peanut Patties and whatever’s being popped into the deep fryer this year (no surprise: there was no line for the 60-ticket lobster with champagne gravy). It’s also a place to shop for some home improvement. But remember, this is […]

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Remodeling to Age in Place is a Good Investment, Says Bruce Graf

By Joanna England / February 25, 2015 / 2 Comments

A survey recently released by the Global Social Enterprise Initiative at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business polled 1,000 people ages 50 to 80 years old. Only about 1 in 5 respondents to the survey had any plan to remodel their homes or incorporate technology to help them as they age, and yet, the vast […]

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