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.

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.

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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!

Home Improvements: What counts towards the appraisal?

Padove Appraisal Service

I am often asked which home improvements “count” towards the appraised value of a house. Many people envision a list of improved items with predetermined relevancy, along with a specific dollar value assigned to each of those items.

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

REX Real Estate

Following a seismic shift toward working and schooling from home during the COVID-19 pandemic,… Home Improvement REX Tips Selling Your Home home improvement home renovations home value marketing your home selling a home

Top 10 Affordable Amazon Finds for Home Improvement

REX Real Estate

it can… Home Improvement Lifestyle airfryer amazon amazonfinds bathroom bedroom homeimprovement household organization tech vacuumWith so much inventory on Amazon (and more being added every day!),

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.

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.”

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.

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.

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.

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

If you’re preparing to sell your house, you might have had the thought that… Home Improvement REX Tips curb appeal home improvement REX tips

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

12 Spring Cleaning Tips and Tricks for 2021 Doesn’t everyone love the feel of… Home Improvement Lifestyle REX Tips cleaning home cleaning kids spring springcleaning

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

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

REX Real Estate

I think we can all agree that 2020 was a long year with more… Home Improvement Lifestyle REXTrends cabinets design farmhouse style floors furniture interior design mid century modern minimalism modern

5 Reasons Why You Should Find Out Your Home Value

REX Real Estate

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How to Incorporate Warm Colors in Your Home

REX Real Estate

Most of us have become all too familiar with staying home these days. With… Home Improvement REX Tips home improvement interior design

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

The kitchen is the heart of the home. It’s the central place for cooking… Home Improvement home decor home improvement kitchen remodel

First-Year Home Maintenance Checklist

REX Real Estate

Regular home maintenance is a must to keep your house in good working order,… Home Improvement Lifestyle REX Tips first time home buyer home improvement lifestyle REX tips

Top Apps For Arranging Furniture In Your New Home

REX Real Estate

While some people have an innate talent when it comes to interior decorating, others… Home Improvement Lifestyle Buying a Home home improvement staging virtual staging

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

San Jose Real Estate

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Fall Home Maintenance To-Dos!

Lamacchia Realty

FALL HOME MAINTENANCE TO-DOS! Be sure to take care of these home maintenance tasks before the first freeze. Downspouts and gutters need to be cleared before the winter to prevent ice dams and to properly drain water out and away from your home. Fall is a whirlwind.

Transform Your House Into Your Dream Home

REX Real Estate

Do you have a Pinterest board where you’ve compiled images of what your future… Home Improvement Lifestyle REX Tips affordable renovations dream home home renovations home upgrades house transformation interior design

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 to Pick Paint Colors to Fix Any Room’s Quirks

Will Springer Realtor

Every home suffers a few negatives, but not every solution requires pricey structural changes. Living the Dream Blog home improvement sellersBy Jan Soults Walker. Paint is a frugal remodeler’s go-to solution to perk up a problem room.

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

Selecting the Right Light Bulbs for the Home

Will Springer Realtor

In concluding this three-part November series on smart-home tech, we focus on the simplest of items – the light bulb. Many of us have already converted parts of our home with more energy-efficient lighting. Living the Dream Blog home improvement technology

Mulches and Fire Danger

San Jose Real Estate

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Smart Switches – Intelligently Adding Convenience in the Home

Will Springer Realtor

This blog has pretty much covered it all when it comes to smart-home technology features. These little face-plate-covered “juice” controllers are often taken for granted but essentially help act as a conduit to our home enjoyment. Living the Dream Blog home improvement technology

Getting Your Home Ready to Sell: 5 Mistakes to Avoid

REX Real Estate

Tips to Keep Your Home Clean Year-Round

REX Real Estate

Most of us have that spring-cleaning drive this time of year and even more… Home Improvement REX Tips home cleaning house matters REX tips

7 Tips For Preparing For Your Home Inspection

REX Real Estate

There’s nothing that can squash a deal faster than a bad home inspection. In… Home Improvement home inspection home maintenance seller

Smart Bedrooms – Latest Technology for a Better Way of Life

Will Springer Realtor

Smart-home technology offers cutting-edge benefits and convenience for every room. Advances have been most pronounced in the kitchen and bathroom , as well as the operation of the home’s temperature and lighting. Living the Dream Blog home improvement technology

4 Tips on How To Create a Gallery Wall

REX Real Estate

Whether you are a skilled photographer or art lover, building a gallery wall is… Home Improvement Lifestyle REX Tips diy gallery wall photos

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

REX Real Estate

I think we can all agree that 2020 was a long year with more… Home Improvement Lifestyle REXTrends cabinets design farmhouse style floors furniture interior design mid century modern minimalism modern

Four Ways to Avoid DIY Mistakes – From One Who’s Made Them All

Will Springer Realtor

As a “DIY landlord” and founder of Landlordology, a former online resource for landlords, he’s gutted three homes and renovated countless others. Living the Dream Blog home improvementBy Jamie Wiebe. New backsplash? You’ve done it. Upgrading a faucet?

Why Appraisers Often Come In So Much Lower Than Homeowner Estimates

JMV Lending

We once had clients who spent dozens (if not hundreds) of hours removing the popcorn ceilings from their $950,000 home. Because they put so much “sweat” into their equity, they were convinced that their home would appraise for substantially more when they were done.

What Are 5 Ways I Can Increase Home Safety & Security?

REX Real Estate

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many homeowners found themselves with plenty of time to complete… Home Improvement REX Tips home safety security

Is Your Refrigerator Flooding?

San Jose Real Estate

Environmental Hazards Home Improvement Remodeling Safety Water appliance flood flooding homeownership kitchen kitchen remodel remodel remodelingRefrigerator floods are no laughing matter!

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Your Quick Guide to Building a Home Repair & Maintenance Budget

REX Real Estate

Earlier this spring, when the COVID-19 pandemic forced many people to stay at home,… Home Improvement REX Tips budgeting home maintenance home repairs