Renovation Reality — Volume 9: Guest Bedroom

For this week’s blog post, we had hoped to show you before and after photos of the Sunroom, the only other room on the main floor of our English Tudor renovation project that we have not yet shown.  MORE

Filed under: bedroom, home, improvement, remodeling, renovation

“Swap My Floor” Contest Winners: The Transformations are Complete (Part 2 of 3)"

Jan 13
Jill Ruiz
 Last week, I shared with you one of our ‘Swap My Floor’ contest transformations, first place winner Rhonda Carroll. Next up is Carl Wall, our other first place winner from Leominster, MA. Above is his submission photo.
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Filed under: carpet, contest, first, floor, my, place, plush, swap, winners

Interior Shutters: Enduring Classics for Your Home

Jan 11
Tony Tuma
 Custom Shutters are a decorating staple that have been used for years to add value and classic good looks to the home. Unlike any other window treatments, Shutters can actually add to the appraised value of your home as they are perceived to be more permanent than other window treatments. Shutters enhance the curb appeal of the home as well and lend a uniform appearance to the outside. The horizontal louvers (or slats) can be adjusted to let in the desired amount of light and air as well as enhance energy efficiency and noise reduction. 
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Filed under: custom, home, shutters, style, treatments, window

Did You Get Your Old Car?

 In your last real estate transaction did you receive your old car? I don’t mean a beat up old jalopy. What I’m referring to is receiving proper fiduciary duties from your real estate agent. OLD CAR is an acronym that refers to Obedience, Loyalty, Disclosure, Confidentiality, Accounting, and Reasonable Care.
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Filed under: advice, buying, estate, home, real, selling

Renovation Reality — Volume 8: The Foyer

 Have you ever heard the saying, “you only have one chance to make a first impression?”  Well, that same saying goes for your home. Besides your home’s exterior appearance, the entryway to a home sets the tone for what’s to come.  MORE

Filed under: decor, entryway, foyer, home, renovation, style, updates
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