Tag: Renovations

No more entertaining. Neighbors WFH all day. Home renovations will never be the same

We used to fix up our homes for guests. Now we're fixing up our homes for ourselves. <span class="copyright">(Future Shock / For The Times)</span>
We used to fix up our homes for guests. Now we’re fixing up our homes for ourselves. (Future Shock / For The Times)

In West Hollywood, Flora Garamvolgyi is reconsidering her couch.

When she and her husband moved here from Budapest a year ago, they wanted to take their time carefully selecting each piece of new furniture. She wanted to see everything in person before making a purchase. After all, why rush?

The couch they picked turns into a pullout bed. And “as a bed, it’s perfect and cute and comfortable,” she said. “As a couch, it’s horrible. We bought

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20 Home Renovations That Will Hurt Your Home’s Value

Your home isn’t just a source of pride or a place where you can relax after a long day — it’s also an investment in your family’s future. And while it’s natural to want to make improvements to increase your home’s resale value, some renovations will actually cost you money in the long run. Just because you see something as an improvement doesn’t mean a potential buyer will feel the same way.

Find out which of these bad renovations you should avoid if you’re looking to make upgrades to your home this fall.

Last updated: Sept. 9, 2020

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Don’t waste your money on these 5 popular home renovations

Don't waste your money on these 5 popular home renovations
Don’t waste your money on these 5 popular home renovations

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As a homeowner, you may have a long list of projects you plan to take on. Americans collectively spend $400 billion a year on home remodels to improve functionality and make their living experience more enjoyable, according to the National Association of Realtors’ 2019 Remodeling Impact Report.

But while a home reno might come with benefits, it’s easy to go overboard. Some upgrades aren’t worth the time and money involved, especially

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Renovations To Make — and Skip — Before Selling Your Home

Perhaps nothing inspires home renovation or remodeling ideas more quickly than having to prepare a house for sale. However, it can be confusing to know which renovations are worth the time and money, and which ones are best left undone. GOBankingRates asked experts to weigh in on what renovations sellers should make and which ones they should skip, ranging from the smallest of fixtures to the biggest structural additions, so that you get the most bang for your buck.

Last updated: Feb. 20, 2020

Make: First-Class Bathroom Cabinets

According to real estate agent Daniele Kurzweil in New York, you should

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