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Archive for February, 2010

Allison Millar
Feb
27
As spring rolls around, it's natural to focus on exterior home improvement projects. Could this be the year for the new front porch or sidewalk? Remodeling for Curb Appeal Curb appeal can have a dramatic effect on your home value, whether you are selling or trying to boost your investment. Front porches in particular provide a great new gateway into your home. They can be costly, however, so also consider ...
Allison Millar
Feb
24
That's right. We all want something back for our remodeling investment. We put in the sweat equity…or the hours of working with the contractor…and we want a return. What's the payback these days when doing a bathroom or kitchen remodeling? Will a basement remodeling pay off anytime soon? Will Kitchen Remodeling Boost Your Housing Investment? Years ago, you could always count on bathroom and kitchen remodeling as big boosts to ...
Allison Millar
Feb
19
Is this a good time to remodel? If you've lived with an avocado kitchen or drafty windows for a few years, you've asked yourself that question. The answer depends on several factors--the extent of the home improvements, how necessary they are, and your financial situation. Remodeling is on the Upswing According to Remodeling Magazine, more people are planning to remodel during the next 12 months when compared with previous years. ...
Allison Millar
Feb
17
A savings account can be a great buffer against economic changes, but when is it OK to use it? Does an upcoming bathroom remodeling project qualify as a "dip into the savings event?" In many cases, it's OK to use savings. Just make sure you keep a buffer and look at the whole picture. Tapping Into Savings for the New Tub While it might seem silly to use your savings ...
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