Zillow: Most Americans would rather renovate than move

To stay or go, that is the question. Turns out, most Americans would rather fix up their current home than move, according to a new study from Zillow.

Bluehammer is real estate’s latest repair and renovation pricing tool

Bluehammer is a home maintenance and renovation pricing tool for consumers and real estate agents.

51% of homeowners plan to renovate their homes this year

According to Houzz’s 2018 House and Home report, homeowners aren’t shelving their renovation plans — 51 percent of homeowners are planning to begin or continue projects this year.

5 home renovations that are a waste of money for homeowners

The last thing anyone wants to do is invest money, only to end up losing it. Home renovations are investments in the future return homeowners will make when selling their home …

Hurricanes dampen Houzz’s Q3 renovation barometer results

Houzz released its Q3 Renovation Barometer, a report that tracks confidence in the home renovation market among a range of industry professionals, such as interior designers, architects and professional landscapers …

Scrub-a-dub-dub, Houzz says homeowners are ditching the tub

Homeowners are looking for large, high-tech bathrooms with sleek color palettes and finishes, according to the Houzz 2017 Bathroom Trends Report …

What buyers should know before choosing a fixer-upper

Despite being in the midst of an inventory shortage, buyers have been resilient in their quest to become homeowners. For many, that means putting time and money toward transforming fixer-uppers into the dream home they’ve always wanted …

Top 20 States for Home Renovations

One of the many advantages of owning a home is the ability to add—and recoup—value. A recent study by Hearth, a FinTech startup, ranked the states with the most homeowners planning to renovate in 2017, with the top 20 states mostly concentrated in the East, Midwest and West: Hawaii Kansas Montana Rhode Island New Hampshire […]

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First-Time Homebuyers Shell Out More for Upgrades

While first-time homebuyers are facing certain challenges entering the housing market, that doesn’t mean they aren’t spending on upgrades to the homes they end up owning. According to a recent report by Houzz, first-time homebuyers in 2016 dropped more than ever on renovations, spending an average $33,800. Homeowners overall spent an average $60,400. First-time homebuyers […]

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Facing inventory woes, millennials turning toward fixer-uppers

According to Houzz’s 2017 House and Home report, millennials and first-time buyers aren’t letting low inventory woes keep them down; instead, they’re embracing fixer-upper homes and renovating them to meet their needs …