Archive for April, 2017

Design inspiration and ideas for your next bathroom remodel

Tile work

So you just bought a new house and want to make it your own. Or maybe you’ve lived in the same house for a few years and are bored with the space…and ready to make a design change. Or maybe you’re ready to sell your home but want to increase your place’s value. Whatever your motivation is for wanting to remodel or do some home improvement, you are not alone. Milennial homeowners are just as likely to renovate their homes as any other age group.

But where do you begin? What space should you upgrade first? We suggest the bathroom. And so do a lot of other people, apparently. According to a National Association of Home Builders survey, bathroom remodeling is the job most requested in the Un

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Cable Rails for Decks and Stairways Add a Special Touch

Cable rail systems

If you’re planning to add a deck or patio to your home or yard, you’re probably aware that the two most important considerations are beauty and safety. Wire railing made from steel fulfills both purposes, being, naturally, as strong as steel and leaving a clear view. Cable rail designs can be used for interior and exterior systems, including decks, stairways, and more.

An outdoor space to relax and unwind
Outdoor spaces like patios and decks naturally attract people. They’re an inviting place to spend time relaxing, entertaining or even working. More than a third of single family homes in the U.S. sold in 2014 had a patio and a porch. There’s something very calming about an outdoor space where you can sit and unwind, enjoying the quiet with your family and pets after a hecti

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How to Find the Best Homes For Sale By Choosing the Right Realtor

Outer banks beach real estate

The 2008 mortgage crisis left the housing market in ruins. Soaring rates of default on subprime loans led to a historical recession and accompanying economic struggle that hadn’t been felt by the United States since the Great Depression itself. But over the past nine years since the housing bubble popped, the market has made a slow but sure recovery.

A burgeoning economy and increasingly competitive rates have led to a build up of home buyers ready to purchase, and thanks to affordable homes for sale, it truly is a buyer’s market. With this upward trajectory only expected to continue, it truly is an exciting time to be in the market for a new home.

And prospective buyers aren’t going it alone. In 2014, 88% of buyers purchased their home through a real estate agent or broker, a figure w

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