A short sale… 15 years later

Fifteen years ago we helped two young men purchase the house above as a short sale (the small, snowy picture in the lower left corner). They waited exactly 5 months...
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Top five most popular house siding colors

Planning to refresh your home with a fresh coat of exterior paint to get it ready to sell and wondering what color to paint? According to a new survey conducted...
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New 2023 Remodeling Study… highest and lowest cost recovered

Getting ready to sell and wondering what projects will add the most value to your home? Today’s Homeowner calculated the average return on investment for 34 projects, consulting with more...
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Find Your Inspiration

We are starting a series on how to find inspiration for design. We can often feel beholden to current trends on social media or what’s available in the Target home...
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Window Replacement Part 2: Materials and Methods

This is a guest blog post by Ryan Carey, of My 3 Quotes. If you didn’t call My 3 Quotes and you’ve just been through three very long and very painful...
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Home Design Trends to watch for in 2023… what’s hot, what’s not

Lifestyle changes due to the pandemic such as home offices continue to hold strong, along with some newer trends. New countertop materials are coming in strong, as are cozy comfort,...
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Does it pay to have your hardwood floors refinished before selling?

A question that often comes up when sellers are figuring out what updates to do to their homes before selling has to do with flooring. If there are hardwood floors,...
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Mid-Century-Modern Renovation

Love the article from Mid-Century Homes about this home designed by a prominent MCM architect working in Arizona after WW2. The new homeowner knew it had been poorly remodeled and...
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