How long does it take to remodel a home in Houston Texas? The internet and home improvement shows are full of horror stories about home renovations that take far too long, go way over budget or aren’t done properly. But remodeling your Houston area home doesn’t have to be another one of those nightmare stories! There are effective ways to ensure the process goes smoothly and will stay on budget and on time. Unfortunately, there is no “one size fits all” guide to determining a timeline for a renovation, but reputable contractors can estimate the length of the project accurately. Every renovation project is unique and will have its own timeline. Don’t accept a guess of the estimated timeline for the work at the onset of your remodeling project. A professional builder will provide a detailed project schedule, that includes the timing of selections to be made by the client.Read More
Love our neighborhood but, not your home. This guide will help plan for that change.
HOME REMODELING INVESTMENT – HOW TO
What exactly does a Major Remodeling investment look like? Moving your home to the top of the market while enjoying it, as an investment. Our Houston Remodeling Cost Guide for Major Renovations & Addition will guide you through the process. 1. Understanding the hidden equity and analyzing the market around you to set your potential budget. 2. Budget guidance of the remodeling cost for interior renovations. 3. Budget guidance of the remodeling cost for expansions and major renovations to a property.
Start with a solid plan. Now that you have your inspirations and budgets reviewed for your home remodeling project(s) It is time to start the planning process.
If you are looking at smaller remodeling projects, the planning can be easy. Clearing out the area to be remodeled and planning out the dates to have the project done that fit your schedules. For larger projects, like kitchens and master baths and whole home remodeling. Consideration will need to be given how you are going to function in your home while these projects are going on. Or do you need to find temporary living arrangements to keep your sanity? Living though a major home renovation is no fun.
Interview with some building and design professionals to get information on what the inspiration for your home remodeling projects look like in their eyes. Most professionals will interview with client’s and give them some guidance as to the typical cost and timelines for the projects you are contemplating. Now you should have enough information to start the process with a solid plan to make your home renovation come to life.Read More
Best Place To Buy a Home in Houston Texas!
Do you want to live in an idyllic neighborhood surrounded by excellent schools, beautiful parks and easy access to restaurants, shopping and entertainment? Or is the value of the property and its possible appreciation more important to you? If you answered yes to either or both of these questions, then Houston Texas is the perfect place for you to buy a new home.
We all know the old adage that when buying real estate, the most important criteria is location, location, location. The Houston metro area has many attractive suburbs for homes buyers to choose from. The best of the best includes Memorial, Piney Point, Spring Branch, Bellaire and Hedwig Village. What makes each of these locales so attractive to prospective buyers is their proximity to downtown Houston, their excellent school systems, and the numerous parks and recreational areas, just to name a few.Read More
Kitchen Remodel & Solid-Wood Cabinets — We seem to be on the verge of a client-driven solid-wood kitchen cabinet renaissance. Quite possibly due to past years of mostly white and grey palettes. However, we must give credit to designers, artisans and cabinetmakers. Who have proven to us how rich and diverse various woods and grain patterns can be. Making your next kitchen remodel & solid-wood cabinets something to consider!Read More
Having an outdated kitchen or bathroom can be a serious eyesore, especially considering the heavy use both of these rooms endure in the home. Deciding to undergo some easy renovations can add a whole new look to these areas, giving them a modern upgrade while also redefining the space. If you’re looking into new countertops…Read More
There is no denying the importance of doing all we can to impact our environment in a positive way. So why aren’t more of us doing it?
My answer: We are all in the business of making money. That being said, can we make money with green remodeling projects and if so, how? If green remodeling does not benefit the bottom-line for the consumer and the remodeler, then why bother?
A home is an investment. The value of that investment is determined by the housing market. Energy efficiency equates to lower operating costs. Lower operating costs means savings and that savings makes a home more desirable to potential buyers, thereby increasing the value of a home as an investment.
As a result, despite the sluggish economy and anxiety about price it appears “savvy” homeowners that are aware of the benefits of sustainable building solutions are willing to pay for the smart ones. Who are the “savvy” homeowners?
Savvy homeowners are the ones who know how to protect their investment. Whether purchasing or improving a home, people should realize they are making an investment with the objective of making a profit — at some point.