Home design can play a part in home remodeling or you could be designing a home from the ground up. Whatever your case, you want the best home for your needs. Look here for articles, videos and radio shows that will help you design the home of your dreams.
Baby boomers expect more active retirement living that the generation before them. Baby boomers look at amenities available for use during retirement living. Boomers require for retirement living: social networking, volunteering and learning. As homeowners, Boomers also want home design that better fits their needs like larger kitchens, dual master suites and spare bedrooms. And even Boomers on a limited budget are looking for extra amenities for their retirement living.
A couple asks if they should tear down their ranch house while they still have a mortgage. They say many of their neighbors tear down their houses so their street has many new brick homes. They think they can rebuild and increase their home value by several hundred thousand. To determine is it's worth rebuilding, they need to estimate all those costs associated with rebuilding, including construction and alternative living arrangements.
Staging your home can help it sell faster. Two of the easiest rooms to stage are bedrooms and bathrooms. Buy matching towels, comforter sets, and lampshades for your bedrooms and bathrooms, and you'll be set to sell your home.
Happy Memorial Day! Join the Ilyce Glink Show for another take of her interview with Sergio Palleroni, sustainable design expert and architect as they take your calls on how to reduce your environmental footprint.
Will a new tub or shower increase the value of your home? Some readers of Ilyce's column prefer having a bathtub, regardless of how it affects a home's value. Some people want a bathtub no matter what. Does having a bathtub affect a home value?