Home “Upgrades” That Are Total Downgrades

They might look like must-haves to you now, but these seemingly-smart renovations and design updates are among the worst home improvements out there. Check out all the suggestions here

Tired of heavy traffic and high gas prices? Move here

Tired of heavy traffic and high gas prices? Move here Even if you live in the most beautiful place in the world, heavy traffic and high gas prices can ruin the experience. One of the downsides of cities with attractive features is that they inevitably draw a crowd. On top of that, some of the … Continue reading Tired of heavy traffic and high gas prices? Move here

California’s New Solar

Why California's new solar mandate could cost new homeowners up to an extra $10,000 Starting next year, every new home built in California will have something extra on top. Recently, California became the first state in the nation to make solar mandatory for new houses. Beginning in 2020, newly constructed homes must have solar panels, … Continue reading California’s New Solar

Packable Tiny Homes!

Flat-pack tiny homes you can build in a flash Stylish and speedy prefab tiny homes ~as you know I am a big proponent of tiny homes that add extra housing space to your current residence or allowing you to live that minimalist lifestyle you have been working towards!~ Building your dream home from the ground … Continue reading Packable Tiny Homes!

Baby Boomers and Millennials are moving where?

Birds of a Feather Flock Together: Homeowner Ages in America People flock to different areas for a variety of reasons, but there's a trend age-wise. Which states have the highest homeowner age average, and which have the lowest? A recent LendingTree report that uses data from the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey ranked the … Continue reading Baby Boomers and Millennials are moving where?

Thinking of Retiring in a RV on the Open Road?

~ not trying to discourage you from your retirement plans, just hoping to give you a fuller picture! ~   18 Reasons You Really Don't Want to Buy an RV ROAD WARRIORS, BEWARE For some, the American dream is to own a big house with a picket fence. For others, it's a house on wheels … Continue reading Thinking of Retiring in a RV on the Open Road?

Restoration Projects with a big Payoff?

~ have time, patience, money or all 3? take a look at these! ~ 10 abandoned mansions around the world that likely used to be worth millions When they were built, these lavish homes were likely worth today's equivalent of millions of dollars. Now, they're falling apart. From a villa that's been sitting empty for … Continue reading Restoration Projects with a big Payoff?

You’ll Never Miss These 10 Things, So Toss Them!

Here Are 10 Things You Could Get Rid of Today (and Never Miss) (Image credit: Chinasa Cooper) After a while, you get so accustomed to seeing the things in your home that you tend to gloss over cluttered spaces because they seem normal. So we're getting really, really specific. Are you guilty of storing any … Continue reading You’ll Never Miss These 10 Things, So Toss Them!

One Valuable Lesson I Learned from HGTV

The One Valuable Lesson I Learned from HGTV (Image credit: HGTV) Does anyone else have a love/hate relationship with HGTV? Ever since I got hooked on Christopher Lowell's show ages ago and took his advice to hang a sheet on my bedroom wall as decor (don't ask, I have no idea) I've dipped in and … Continue reading One Valuable Lesson I Learned from HGTV