Incredible homes: American fixer-uppers created from wrecks

~ love seeing these types of renovations! Gives me so many ideas ~ Incredible homes: American fixer-uppers created from wrecks  What a difference a renovation makes Property developers across America are playing house with alternative spaces, turning derelict churches, mills and factories into luxury homes. Do you have what it takes to spot the potential … Continue reading Incredible homes: American fixer-uppers created from wrecks

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69 of the Most Impressive Tiny Houses You’ve Ever Seen

~ Some of these are absolutely wonderful! ~ 69 of the Most Impressive Tiny Houses You've Ever Seen Tiny houses are popping up around the country as more people decide to downsize their lives. While the structures often measure less than 300 square feet, the tiny house movement isn't necessarily about sacrifice. With thoughtful, innovative … Continue reading 69 of the Most Impressive Tiny Houses You’ve Ever Seen

Telltale signs your bargain home is going to cost you

Telltale Signs Your Bargain Home Is Going to Cost You If buying a new home is your next big money move, make sure you’re not settling for something that’s going to cost you much more than you planned. Buying a house in need of repair can mean ample savings in the short term but a … Continue reading Telltale signs your bargain home is going to cost you

16 Household Products That Are a Complete Waste of Money

16 Household Products That Are a Complete Waste of Money TOOLS RUSH IN Saving counter space and money and reducing clutter are more valuable than any of these supposedly must-have gadgets. Slick marketing promises increased efficiency and a streamlined lifestyle, but incorporating these devices or approaches into everyday living at home and they'll quickly reveal … Continue reading 16 Household Products That Are a Complete Waste of Money

The 10 Most Common Rental Repairs You’ll Encounter

The 10 Most Common Rental Repairs You’ll Encounter By Brandon Turner updated August 17, 2017 Landlording and Rental Properties The most common repair requests we get from tenants are the following. The 10 Most Common Rental Repairs You’ll Encounter 1. Fridge/Stove/Dishwasher Not Working Appliances have a lot of moving parts and therefore tend to break … Continue reading The 10 Most Common Rental Repairs You’ll Encounter

10 Tools Under $20 That Everyone Should Own

~ completely agree. I have never lived without a hammer, flat head scrwedriver or allen wrench (so what if the allen wrenches came from Ikea) ~ 10 Tools Under $20 That Everyone Should Own GEARING UP Whether you've decided to finally bite the bullet and try your hand at home maintenance and repairs or are … Continue reading 10 Tools Under $20 That Everyone Should Own

11 home projects you should leave to professionals

11 home projects you should leave to professionals DON'T TRY THIS AT HOME You have to respect a self-reliant homeowner who takes on problems as they arise without calling for help. Some DIY projects can pay off, but others are better left to the pros. They're either too dangerous, too difficult, or simply too easy … Continue reading 11 home projects you should leave to professionals

35 DIY Demolition Tips

35 DIY Demolition Tips Click on the link above and utilize these tips and tricks of the trade

10 Costly Home Repairs Your Insurance Might Not Cover

10 Costly Home Repairs Your Insurance Might Not Cover HOUSE RULES Homeownership is a goal for many, but the pride that comes with having your own place can be costly, especially when an unexpected problem rears its ugly head. Unfortunately, some home calamities can be extremely expensive to remedy, and many homeowners are surprised to … Continue reading 10 Costly Home Repairs Your Insurance Might Not Cover

Searching for a place to age, retirees look to the backyard and build ‘granny pods’

~love this idea~ Searching for a place to age, retirees look to the backyard and build 'granny pods' © Provided by CNBC 400-square-foot "Granny Pods" Like many boomers, Jane Baldwin faced a difficult question: "Where do I go next?"The 67-year-old retiree was living alone in Wyoming, and had grown tired of cold winters. She wanted … Continue reading Searching for a place to age, retirees look to the backyard and build ‘granny pods’