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Developers of the eye-catching RiNo project plan a second building nearby – BizWest

Two developers behind One River North, the so-called “living structure” under construction at RiNo, now have their sights set on an adjacent site. Last week, the city received a concept plan proposing a 16-story apartment building at 3911-3963 Walnut St. near 38th and RTD’s Blake Station. The document lists the developer as Denver-based Wynne Yasmer […]

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5 Things Most People Don’t Know About Common Home Improvement Projects

Sturti/Getty Images According to the U.S. Houzz & Home 2021 Renovation Trends study, homeowners who renovated their properties in 2020 spent an average of $15,000, with the top 10% of projects costing $85,000 or more. Before embarking on a home improvement project this year, however, it’s wise to know that whatever your budget, you’ll likely […]

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Get a head start on major home improvement projects in 2022, according to the Appraisal Institute

CHICAGO, February 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Appraisal Institute, the nation’s largest professional association for real estate appraisers, today encouraged homeowners to focus on energy-efficient, safety-focused, work-accessible home improvement projects when they are looking to potentially improve the value of their property. “In today’s competitive real estate market, the Appraisal Institute believes that home improvement […]

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What is the difference between a home renovation AND a remodel?

Thinking of sprucing up your home? Renovation and remodeling are at record highs, with homeowners expected to spend $400 billion by the third quarter of this year alone, according to a quarterly study by Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies. Before embarking on a new project, it is important to understand the differences between […]

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1,600 vintage baseball cards found hidden during Idaho home renovation – National

When Melissa Brodt bought a house for restoration late last year, she knew a room needed updating almost immediately. a bedroom with walls tiled with exterior asphalt shingles painted dark green. Such an odd choice for a wall, she thought, and quickly got to work ripping the roofing material off. What she found underneath, however, […]

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Home improvement projects you can tackle for around $20,000

If there’s only one room in your home you’d like to change, deciding to renovate can be as simple as figuring out how to finance the project, finding the right contractor, and setting a timeline. But what if you have several projects you would like to complete and a set budget of $20,000? We asked […]

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Detroit home improvement show ‘Bargain Block’ resumes for second season

“Bargain Block,” a Detroit-based home improvement show, has been picked up for a second season by HGTV, the network announced. After a strong performance in its first season with more than 20 million viewers tuning in, 10 one-hour episodes of the show will air starting in summer 2022. The show features home improvement experts Keith […]

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Gateway Commission submits $12.3 billion project plan – another milestone in process

With so many “we’re really close but” moments with the Gateway Tunnel project, it’s easy to overlook some of the milestones of the effort. Don’t get me wrong, Friday was another big event. The Hudson Tunnel project should qualify to proceed to the next phase of the Federal Public Transport Administrationof the capital investment grant […]

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Real estate marketing and beyond

There are many reasons why people decide to remodel their homes. First-time buyers tend to buy older homes that may be outdated. Or maybe you’ve been in your home for over a decade and can’t wait to become mortgage free. Investors have made big profits with fix-n-flip remodels. Whether you are a homeowner or an […]

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A complete renovation of the house, floor by floor

A touch of color The owner’s existing mid-century table set an elegant tone for the dining room. Instead of glass globes, Proud House designer Megan Daughtry swapped in for a pair of Eos feather pendants by Umage. “We replaced all of his chairs with tactile upholstered velor options,” says the designer. “One of the things […]

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How to Accept Uncertainty During a Home Renovation

Owners Logan Steiner and David Smith kept the style of their 1920s bungalow intact by refinishing the original fir floors and adding simple moldings around the windows. The vintage fiberglass table and mid-century credenza in the dining room pair well with the brass Ziyi chandelier from Visual Comfort and the light-up Eames chairs from Design […]

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Meet Plunk, the first home improvement app to help homeowners grow their biggest financial asset

BELLEVUE, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Plunk, the first mobile app using AI, machine learning and computer vision to help homeowners increase the value of their homes, announced its launch today. Led by tech, data science and real estate veterans Brian Lent, David Blum, and Mike ShapiroPlunk helps homeowners make smarter financial decisions that increase their home’s value, project […]

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Interior designers share the best home improvement ideas for 2021

How will you improve your home in 2021? Getty The relationship we all have with our living spaces has changed a lot this year. Looking ahead to 2021, it’s time to re-evaluate how we live in our homes. But if 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that the future is impossible to predict. However, the […]

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6 Ways to Avoid Costly Home Renovation Mistakes

Many of us are spending more time at home in 2020, which could mean having more time to tackle home improvement projects. But home renovations aren’t just a way to fill time; you want the results to be worth the hard work. The key to any successful project is careful planning, including a financial strategy, […]

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Which home improvement projects could add the most value to your home – and which to avoid

Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, Americans have a lot more free time — and they’re spending that time at home. Earlier in the health crisis, economists predicted that spending on renovation projects would actually decline across much of the country. But recent data shows that there has been a marked increase in interest in some […]

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What you can do now to plan a home renovation later

Like everyone else, you’ve been spending a lot of time at home over the past few weeks. And you probably know all the flaws in your home best: the outdated kitchen cabinets, the frayed carpet in the family room that needs to be replaced with hardwood, the guest bedroom that needs to be converted into […]