Nearly $600 Billion Reported in Home Improvements in 2021

Appraisal Buzz

An analysis by Angi finds that homeowners in lockdown during the pandemic invested billions into home improvements as the value of homeownership grew during the past year. The post Nearly $600 Billion Reported in Home Improvements in 2021 appeared first on theMReport.com.

MAXEX unveils green energy home improvement loans

Housing Wire

MAXEX , a digital exchange platform for buying and selling residential loans, announced on Wednesday the launch of two new lending programs in collaboration with JPMorgan Chase for green energy home improvements.

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Where Are Home Improvements Showing the Strongest ROI?

Appraisal Buzz

A new study from HomeAdvisor examined the nation’s cities where investing in home improvements garnered the greatest ROI vs. the weakest. The post Where Are Home Improvements Showing the Strongest ROI? The post Where Are Home Improvements Showing the Strongest ROI?

Survey: 1 in 4 Severely Underestimate This Home Improvement Cost

Appraisal Buzz

Facing stiff competition from homebuyers eager to get into their first house, more homeowners are taking an interest in do-it-yourself projects to fix or upgrade their home instead of trying to find something new.

Home Improvement Expenses to Expand Nearly $450B by 2023

Appraisal Buzz

According to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) released by the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University, expenses for improvements and repairs to owner-occupied housing stocks are expected to increase throughout 2022 and into early 2023 – but gradually, at a decelerating pace. The LIRA projects year-over-year … The post Home Improvement Expenses to Expand Nearly $450B by 2023 appeared first on theMReport.com.

Home Improvement DIYs to Tackle in a Weekend

Lamacchia Realty

This time of the year is not only a time for growth- and rain- it’s also the time when we look around our homes and grow tired of what we see. These are great projects, as well, for those who are planning or considering listing their home for sale in the near future.

Can working from home improve mental health?

Mortgagebroker News

Employees reveal positives and negatives from remote working but are they really being productive

5 Winter home improvements we could be making this season

Berkshire Hathaway

Additionally, address if you enjoy the lighting in your home currently. Update your home décor and declutter. This is a great time for you to address any home décor issues you have and take the time to update them. With the increase in time, you are spending inside and heating your home, so does the risk. Speaking of heating your home. This will make a huge difference in your heating bill and increase the value of your home. Revisit your lighting!

Top 10 Affordable Amazon Finds for Home Improvement

REX Real Estate

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Which home improvements add the most value? (Plus a few that don’t!)

REX Real Estate

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4 Home Repairs You Need to Hand Over to a Professional

Cleveland Appraisal Blog

4 Home Repairs You Need to Hand Over to a Professional. DIY home repairs can be very rewarding – both when it comes to saving money and the sense of success you feel as you transform your home into a dream space. I hope you all are doing great this week!

The housing boom juices Home Depot’s bottom line

Housing Wire

Millions of Americans transitioned to remote work in 2020, reconfiguring homes to be makeshift classrooms and offices. One of the big beneficiaries of the new live/work/play setup has been home goods retailer Home Depot. A recent report from TradingPlatforms noted that Home Depot’s net sales increased by over $20 billion in 2020 to $132 billion at year’s end – nearly a 20% increase year-over-year.

Tips for Increasing Your Home’s Value Without Spending a Fortune

Cleveland Appraisal Blog

Tips for Increasing Your Home’s Value Without Spending a Fortune. Buying a property is not just about creating a home, it is making a long-term investment. However, that also depends on a lot of other factors: location, other homes on the market, and the way you maintain it.

Are home updates actually worth it right now?

Housing Wire

Should you update your home before putting it on the market? Three in four homeowners say they’d rather replace their appliances than accept a low offer on their home, according to a study by Cinch Home Services. . Certain home improvements are considered “capital improvements.”

High-Impact Home Upgrades for Any Budget

Cleveland Appraisal Blog

He originally wrote an article for the Cleveland Appraisal Blog, back in July, entitled “4 Home Repairs You Need to Hand Over to a Professional” I hope you find his new article to be helpful! High-Impact Home Upgrades for Any Budget.

Finance of America now offers renovation loans

Housing Wire

announced today the launch of Finance of America Home Improvement , a new business division offering non-mortgage financing options, including renovation loans. Mortgage Real Estate Benji Finance of America Home Improvement Finance of America Inc.

Porta Potty Proliferation

San Jose Real Estate

Home Improvement CCRs porta potty portable toilet zoningHave you noticed that there now seems to be a porta potty on every block? It’s a proliferation of porta potties! One might be tempted to call it a pandemic of bottomless proportions.

21 Ideas to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint at Home

REX Real Estate

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How to Improve Your Home’s Curb Appeal

REX Real Estate

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6 Backyard Trends You’ll Dig in 2021

REX Real Estate

Over the past year, your backyard has probably been one of the few places… Home Improvement backyard garden gardening house lighting outdoor outdoor furniture outdoorlighting outdoortech tech

12 Spring Cleaning Tips and Tricks for 2021

REX Real Estate

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13 Tips for Home Wildfire Protection

Will Springer Realtor

How do most homes ignite during a wildfire? Or else, a surface fire simply takes the fast lane to your home via dry vegetation. With that in mind, fortify your home like the castle it is with these 13 wildfire-repelling steps. Living the Dream Blog community home improvement

Interior Design Trends of 2021: What’s Out, What’s In.

REX Real Estate

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5 Reasons Why You Should Find Out Your Home Value

REX Real Estate

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Users Guide for Powering Your Home With Solar Energy

Will Springer Realtor

Take a typical home of 2000 sq. A basic 5-kilowatt (kW) photovoltaic (PV) renewable energy system should be able to deliver about 90% or more of a home’s required electricity. The experts will determine how many panels are required to meet a home’s energy needs.

What needs updating in an older home?

San Jose Real Estate

Most of the homes for sale in Silicon Valley are more than 25 years old, and with our already very restricted inventory, that makes the odds of purchasing an older house, townhouse or condo fairly high if you’re in the market to […]. Buying Tips Home Improvement remodeling

Leaks and Loss: Auditing Your Home for Energy Savings

Will Springer Realtor

Heating and cooling can take up about 35% of the energy used in a home. Approximately a quarter of a home’s heat loss seeps through windows. Addressing temperature swings in a home can go a long way toward lowering energy consumption and live a more sustainable lifestyle.

How to Incorporate Warm Colors in Your Home

REX Real Estate

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New Year’s Resolutions and Goals for Silicon Valley Real Estate Purchase, Sale, Remodeling

San Jose Real Estate

Buying Tips Home Improvement How's The Market? New Year's Resolutions and Goals for Silicon Valley Real Estate Purchase, Sale, Remodeling.

10 Home Repairs You Can Do On Your Own

REX Real Estate

Use… Home Improvement REX Tips DIY projects home improvement REX tipsDo you have some repairs that need to be made around the house?

Inexpensive Decorating Ideas for Your Kitchen

REX Real Estate

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First-Year Home Maintenance Checklist

REX Real Estate

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Top Apps For Arranging Furniture In Your New Home

REX Real Estate

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Building Permits Are Online and Easy to View in San Jose

San Jose Real Estate

Whether you are checking on your own home to make sure the records for the building permits and finals are accurate or if you are considering a property to buy that has had renovations, it’s a […]. Home Improvement Remodeling building permits disclosures property condition

The Push for More Sustainable Homes

Will Springer Realtor

This has prompted many households to build or renovate a more sustainable home – to cut both their carbon footprint and bottom line. home builders reporting at least 61% of their projects as “green” rose from just under one-third in 2015 to 44% in 2022.

Did you take take care of needed repairs when you bought you home?

San Jose Real Estate

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8 things you can do to increase value in your home

REX Real Estate

While many have taken on the DIY approach for home improvement projects during the… REX Tips Selling Your Home energy efficiency home improvement home value

How Did Farmhouse Style Become a Trend?

REX Real Estate

When someone says “modern farmhouse,” I instantly think of Chip and Joanna Gaines –… Home Improvement Lifestyle REXTrends farmhouse style modern wood

The Switch to Everything Electric in Your Home

Will Springer Realtor

More homeowners understand the importance of “decarbonizing” everything from products to transportation and especially their homes – but where to begin? The rise occurred even while energy-efficiency standards in home goods continue to improve.

Transform Your House Into Your Dream Home

REX Real Estate

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