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7 Practical Tips Before Moving into a New Home

7 Practical Tips Before Moving into a New Home

Moving into a new house could be an exciting prospect, a chance to redecorate and bring positive changes to your everyday life. However, it is best to remember what we have faced in the past year, and because of the pandemic many have suffered financial difficulties,...

The Best Luxury Additions for Your Home in 2022

The Best Luxury Additions for Your Home in 2022

You deserve to feel like your home is an oasis — a place of luxury where you can relax and lounge. No matter where you live or what your house looks like right now, there are many ways to get creative and make that dream a reality. Here are some luxury additions to...

How California Homeowners Can Increase Home Resale Value

How California Homeowners Can Increase Home Resale Value

As the market slowly cools off, California homeowners are more interested than ever in finding ways to make sure their properties resell for as much as possible. However, choosing between the many potential renovations makes moving forward with your remodeling and...

Always Start with a Home Renovation Budget Checklist

Always Start with a Home Renovation Budget Checklist

The three major parts of renovation success often boil down to having clear goals, preparing properly, and carefully selecting the professionals who will complete your renovation. A successful home remodel is based on knowing your desired outcome, being clear about...

Renovations to Do Before the Baby Arrives

Renovations to Do Before the Baby Arrives

Such an exciting period for your family! Not much can compare to the joy of welcoming a new tiny human into your life. One that you created and delivered into this world, no less. This precious little bundle of joy may be tiny, but it will bring tremendous changes in...

2022 Los Angeles Home Remodel Cost Guide

2022 Los Angeles Home Remodel Cost Guide

Unlike a simple purchase like buying a car or vacuum,  the range for a remodel cost can vary greatly because there are so many factors and variables involved. If two neighbors renovate the exact same space in each of their homes, it's quite possible one of them could...

Top Fall Home Renovations According to Real Estate Agents

Top Fall Home Renovations According to Real Estate Agents

As the housing market becomes increasingly more favorable for sellers, you may be thinking it’s finally time to put that ‘For Sale’ sign up on your lawn. Although now is a great time, sellers would be remiss not to consider a few fall home renovation projects to...

Whole House Remodel Costs & Tips for Los Angeles

Whole House Remodel Costs & Tips for Los Angeles

As homes start to age and become old & outdated, many homeowners start thinking about a home renovation. Some people look around their home to decide which room or project to start on. Others decide that undertaking a whole house remodel makes the most sense so...

Master Bedroom Addition: Costs & Tips For 2022

Master Bedroom Addition: Costs & Tips For 2022

In many areas of Los Angeles and Southern California, most homes were originally built without a true master bedroom suite. Although this was the standard many years ago, many homeowners today prefer to have a private master bedroom suite with its own lavish bathroom...

How Much Does a Backyard Remodel Cost in Los Angeles for 2022?

How Much Does a Backyard Remodel Cost in Los Angeles for 2022?

In Los Angeles and throughout Southern California, creating a usable and lovely backyard is a priority for many homeowners. However, backyard remodel costs are not insignificant. Many of the amenities in a backyard can be relatively expensive, but are well worth it...

How to Find the Best Landscape Contractors in Los Angeles

How to Find the Best Landscape Contractors in Los Angeles

The key to successful backyard landscaping is hiring the right contractor. But with dozens of landscape contractors in Los Angeles, all exhibiting different levels of experience and expertise, it can be difficult to choose the right one for your project. This guide...

Ultimate Guide to Building a Second Story Addition in Los Angeles

Ultimate Guide to Building a Second Story Addition in Los Angeles

Home prices have hit an all-time high in Los Angeles and Southern California. This rise has seen many homeowners in Southern California choose to stay put and do home renovations to improve their quality of life at home rather than moving. Some homeowners are even...

6 Home Renovation Ideas for Pet Owners

6 Home Renovation Ideas for Pet Owners

Because pets are often seen as family members, it's no surprise that many pet owners think about their pets' needs when upgrading their homes. Having a pet, whether it's a cat, dog, or a tank of fish, has a significant impact on your home remodeling selections as a...

How to Renovate Your Rental Property to Minimize Future Repairs

How to Renovate Your Rental Property to Minimize Future Repairs

Renovating a rental property is essential to stay competitive and attract great tenants. However, it is not something you want to be doing too often. Renovating can get expensive and time-consuming, so it's crucial to prioritize the right projects at the right time....

5 Safety Tips for Renovating With Kids in the House

5 Safety Tips for Renovating With Kids in the House

Finally getting the chance to remodel their home is a dream come true for many homeowners. However, renovations can be stressful during the best of times, and for families with young children and/or a baby, the stress of a remodel can be even greater. Renovations are...

Aging in Place – Best Home Renovations for Seniors

Aging in Place – Best Home Renovations for Seniors

Home Renovations for Seniors: The Complete Guide As we begin to age, we start looking at things from a different perspective, a wiser set of eyes. It seems as though every decision we make is governed by what is more comfortable and practical, rather than flashy or...

5 Things to Know When Remodeling a Condo in Los Angeles

5 Things to Know When Remodeling a Condo in Los Angeles

Living in a condominium in Los Angeles comes with many benefits including less maintenance, great amenities, and close proximity to countless dining and shopping options. However, one of the biggest problems with owning a condo is that it can make remodeling a hassle....

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