Guest Post By Andrea Davis
Granite’s durability and looks make it a popular investment for many homeowners. But there are other options aside from granite. Keep reading to learn more about six alternatives to granite countertops.
Butcher block countertops provide visual warmth to modern spaces, particularly those with white cabinetry. These countertops are also very cost-effective, especially compared to natural stone.
You’ll need to make oiling a regular part of your maintenanc... read more
Sellers looking to get the best price know that curb appeal plays a huge role in getting buyers through the door. Once the flowers fade and the temperature drops, however, it can be easy to overlook your outdoor space altogether. Here are five simple ways to make the most of what fall has to offer and give your home the edge it needs for a quick sale.
1. Improve Your Entry
With every potential buyer passing through your front door, your entryway is critical to a good first impression. Cleaning the door, sweeping ... read more
I’m just going to say it, “I hate moving!” My friends might not believe me since I have done it three times in two years. The only good part is that I’m getting pretty good at finding moving hacks that make it a little easier every time. I recently completed a local move in San Antonio, Texas. I needed something with more square footage and storage space. Some of my moving hacks worked so well even the movers were impressed! This was most certainly the easiest of my past three moves. He... read more
Why Buying a Home is Better than RentingConventional wisdom used to state that buying a home is always a great investment. But after the housing crisis, many people who saw their equity sliced in half began questioning this logic.
That’s unfortunate. In most parts of the U.S., home buying is still a better decision than renting for people who plan to remain in the space for at least 4-5 years or more, both for financial and emotional reasons. Let’s explore some of these factors in-depth.
Price Securit... read more
Eclectic is the word used most often in today’s New Modern interior design. There is a “secret” yearning for individuality that can no longer be silenced. In the past, there were trends that most of us tried to adhere to, but for today’s taste, the New Modern is a variation of past, present, and future. The 1970s design and colors, along with macrame’ and shag carpet is really a thing of the past and the mold of continuity has been broken. Today’s look allows you to showcase your... read more