home features Archive

Infographic: Home Buyers Going Green

Green and energy-efficient home features are more popular than ever with recent home buyers. Below are a few green real estate-related tidbits from NAR’s Research division to enjoy this St. Patrick’s Day. See more from NAR Research at economistsoutlook.blogs.realtor.org....
March 14, 2016

Story Idea—Best Remodeling Projects Depend on Future Tenure

Tackling remodeling projects is a huge part of homeownership. Once settled in a new home, it’s common to make a list of all the projects you’d want to take on in the future, whether tomorrow or in five years....

Homeowners Reap Remodeling Benefits Whether Selling or Staying

Earlier this week, NAR released the 2015 Remodeling Impact Report, which highlights reasons homeowners choose a remodel, the interior and exterior projects that most appeal to potential buyers, the typical cost for these remodeling projects, and the projects that yield...

Haunted Real Estate for Halloween

As we inch closer to Halloween, a different kind of zombie property takes center stage: haunted houses. Here are some quick facts on buying or selling a home with paranormal roommates. Haunted houses fall into the category of stigmatized...

Story Idea—Kitchen Remodeling Trends to Make Life Easier and Impress Your Friends

As most people will attest, the kitchen is often one of the most important rooms in a home. It’s where families get together to talk about their day, where kids bake cookies and do their homework, and where meals...

Infographic: Improving a Home’s Curb Appeal

Curb appeal is a home’s chance at a good first impression. Homeowners hoping to sell this spring will want to make sure their homes look just as good from the street as they do indoors. This new infographic from...
April 14, 2015

Story Idea—Parks, Surf Breaks and Walmart: How Do they Affect Home Values?

Most homeowners know that certain features can increase the value of a home. A finished basement, a large yard and a good school district, can not only lure potential buyers but also bring in more money. According to the...