DIY

7 Don’ts of DIY Home Improvements

With the rise of shows like “Fixer Upper” and “Flip or Flop,” DIY renovations have become one of the hottest trends with today’s homeowners. But updating your property takes more than a few feet of shiplap and some shabby chic paint — especially if you want your reno done safely, properly, and in an aesthetically [...]

By |2018-11-15T12:33:16+00:00November 16th, 2018|Categories: DIY, Refinance|Tags: , , , |

Home Improvements That Cost Under $1,000

High-impact home renovations don’t have to come with equally high costs. In fact, some of the most game-changing upgrades and improvements are actually some of the least expensive. Are you looking for some DIY projects that pack a big punch without putting a dent in your bank account? Here are 10 of the best: Add [...]

By |2018-11-09T11:04:49+00:00November 9th, 2018|Categories: DIY|Tags: , |

How to Set a Renovation Budget

There are two ways to go about setting a renovation budget. The first is to determine how much you can afford to spend. The second is by working backwards from the end result you want to achieve. If you're paying for your home improvement project with your existing cash, you may need to cut or [...]

By |2018-10-22T09:27:04+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Categories: DIY|Tags: , , |

Painting Your Home Exterior

With the air brisk and the temperature finally cooling off, now’s the perfect time of year to handle those bigger, outdoor home maintenance tasks and to-dos.   Number one on the list? Re-paint your home’s exterior. Whether you’re listing your property or have just noticed a few scuffs and chips, a new coat of paint [...]

By |2018-10-03T08:35:44+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Categories: DIY, Maintenance|Tags: , , |

What Are the Best Real Estate Apps for Home Renovations?

Thinking of renovating your home? Want to make some upgrades or replace some outdated elements? You’re not alone. Remodeling is on the rise, and whether it’s due to home prices increasing or the popularity of TV shows like “Fixer Upper,” one thing’s for certain: some of the best real estate apps are out there to [...]

By |2018-09-21T14:54:51+00:00September 24th, 2018|Categories: DIY, Home|Tags: , , |

Buying a Fixer-Upper? 6 Common Concerns Addressed

Buying fixer-uppers are a super popular move nowadays — especially given the rise of shows like “Flip This House” and “Fixer Upper.” Not only do fixer-upper properties usually come at a lower price than move-in ready ones, but they’re also just fun projects. Gung-ho homeowners can dive in, DIY to their heart’s content, and truly [...]

By |2018-09-24T13:57:07+00:00September 11th, 2018|Categories: DIY, Purchase|Tags: , , |

An Inside Look at Navigating the Brimfield Antique Show

The Brimfield antique show is the Super Bowl of New England flea markets — as diverse in its treasures as it is in its attendees. It's a scavenger hunt for both professional and casual DIYers, a hunting ground for HGTV hopefuls, and a curiosity for collectors from all over. The show takes place three times [...]

By |2018-08-29T09:11:10+00:00August 29th, 2018|Categories: DIY|Tags: , , , |

Lush Landscaping & Tiny Homes: Stop and Smell the Roses at the Newport Flower Show

Newport, Rhode Island is home to one of the most anticipated flower shows in the country — and we're lucky enough to live here! Situated on the lavish grounds of Rosecliff — one of Newport's Gilded Age mansions — the annual event always provides a guaranteed gorgeous and inspiring weekend for locals, tourists, and flower [...]

By |2018-06-28T14:18:59+00:00June 28th, 2018|Categories: DIY, Home, Misc|Tags: , , , |

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