These gorgeous shades will make everyone—and we mean everyone—want to up their color game.
Read this article to find out about mushrooms and the steps you can take to deal with mushrooms growing in your yard, lawn, or garden.
Installing self-sticking vinyl plank flooring is a relatively easy do-it-yourself project, but preparation is key. Watch the video to learn more.
Do you have chipped or scratched porcelain items? Homax Porcelain Chip Fix's package says it "repairs chips and scratches on sinks, tubs and tile." But does it really work?
Here's what it takes to add a swimming pool to your yard, from design and layout to construction and finishing touches. Watch this video to find out more.
PhonlamaiPhoto/iStockNot everyone has a knack for salesmanship, and this can become painfully apparent when homeowners try to sell their homes. Want proof? Just ask real estate agents—who are hired expressly to lend their home-selling expertise, often to no avail. Try as
Home sellers—and their real estate agents—go to great lengths to capture the attention of potential buyers. Some dress up in a dinosaur costume to make the listing photos stand out, some offer freebies such as tacos or beer with the
When you look at a lighthouse, what do you see? Perhaps to you, lighthouses spark memories of a family vacation to the shore
constantgardener/iStockFirst impressions matter—and when you’re selling your house, there’s nothing quite like the vision of a manicured yard to really wow potential buyers. Like staging the inside of your home, staging your yard takes time, effort, and a little bit
Once coveted by the English aristocracy for its size and salinity, the famous Lynnhaven oyster is a local legend that we’re
CountDuckula/iStockHave property liens on your home? If you’re trying to sell your place, a lien can throw a wrench in things, but that doesn’t mean your efforts are doomed. It all depends on how large the lien is, and how you
Chalabala/ istockOnce upon a time, my husband and I toured an adorable home for sale in a bucolic New Jersey town. We were thrilled when we walked through the front door. But that feeling dissipated quickly once we entered the
HGTVTarek and Christina El Moussa have faced their fair share of challenges on “Flip or Flop.” Many homes are in terrible condition—they’ve seen failing foundations and out-of-date interiors—but they always seem to overcome, with a savvy renovation concept and on-trend design
(TNS)—Home prices have shot up in some areas of the U.S., to the point where buyers need jumbo loans to finance them. In mortgage-speak, jumbo refers to loans that exceed the limits set by the government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) that buy
Did you know you can partner with other funding sources to increase your investment potential? Self-directed IRAs are the only retirement arrangements that allow individual investors the freedom to pursue alternative investments, such as real estate. Investing in real estate
The following information is provided by the Center for REALTOR® Development (CRD). Consumers who are seriously in the home-buying and -selling market should be mindful of a variety of competing home price estimators. Solely relying on just one price estimate is
Student loan debt is one of the biggest factors impacting millennials’ ability to purchase a home. According to the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), 80 percent of millennials do not own a home, and, of that, 83 percent say student
Chris GashWhat to do when a home-seller gets an offer but holds out hope for something better? Enter the bump clause. A bump clause lets sellers enter into a contract with a buyer while still continuing to market the property. If the
(TNS)—First-time homebuyers might well wonder: Where are all the starter houses? They’re right to ask, because starter homes are becoming increasingly scarce in many housing markets. Housing inventory is low and home prices are soaring. What’s a first-time buyer to do? Here
KLH49/iStock; realtor.comSummer is peak season for home selling—but also for barbecues, vacations, and long, lazy beach days. In other words, there are lots of things to distract even the most diligent would-be buyers. And that’s not even counting those dog
(TNS)—Buying a foreclosed home is not like the typical home purchase. In many cases, only one real estate agent is involved. The seller wants a preapproval letter from a lender before accepting an offer. There is little, if any, room for negotiation. The home
Follow along as Ashley from Handmade Haven takes you through her laundry room makeover. See the before and after transformation below. Choosing the Perfect Washer and Dryer Set for a Laundry Room Refresh When I moved into my new house, I inherited an old
Follow along as Miranda from Live Free Creative takes you through her small laundry room transformation. Read more about the makeover below. Small Laundry Room Makeover with Samsung Appliances When we bought our small, 1948 Cape Cod home in Virginia, upgrading the laundry area
Photographer1773/iStockIf you’ve ever gotten ready to sell a home, you know that in order to fetch top dollar, you need to get your place in good shape. But that costs money—hiring contractors, painters, and other pros—so you might be wondering:
.. Katrina Sullivan of Chic Little House decided to revamp her laundry room to create a space that is organized, inviting, and functional. Her summer makeover is complete with new storage, countertops, fresh paint, and of course, a new LG washer
_nav_/iStock; realtor.comWhen you first put your home on the market, hopes are high that a buyer will step forward. But as the weeks and months drag on with no bites, what then? Does there come a time when you should reverse
Today’s Ask the Expert column features Dan Steward, president of Pillar To Post Home Inspectors. Q: As summer approaches, what do buyers and sellers need to be aware of? A: With the summer season right around the corner, here are a few
Are you listing this summer? Get your outdoors in shape—it can pay off. According to National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) research, certain exterior improvements are likely to recoup at resale. Based on feedback from REALTORS®—who, through their experience, know what house
Michelle Keefe brings the Scandinavian principles of simplicity to a dated Cape Cod cottage, and the result is a breezy retreat made for easy seaside living.
We asked. Designers answered. Consider this your paint primer for colors that are perfectly at home on the coast—indoors and out!
Break out the shaker, slice up a few limes—summer cocktail season is here, and we’re feeling oh-so-inspired by these party-ready home bars.