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A Garage Converted Modern Playroom

Architect Carey Bernstein helped to transform the detached garage of a three level 1908 home in San Francisco from a dilapidated, forgotten outbuilding into a playroom for the kids. The garage-turned-playroom is separated from the kitchen by a small courtyard that Bernstein refurbished with sandstone pavers. Both the kitchen and the playroom incorporate some similar [...]

By |February 21st, 2019|features|0 Comments

5 Tips to Visit Your New Home’s Construction Site

Safety is critical when visiting the construction site of a dream home. While a homeowner may have waited a long time for the home and may be excited, common sense and forethought must still happen. Obeying rules set forth by the foreman and scheduling appointments ahead of time will go along way in visiting the [...]

By |February 20th, 2019|features|0 Comments

Top 10 Reasons Buyers Prefer New Homes

While it isn’t always possible, if you had your choice of an older home and a newer home, what would you end up with? This article outlines the top 10 reasons, according to New Home Source on why buyers prefer that new home smell. If you prefer to customize, get great warranties, incorporate energy saving [...]

By |February 15th, 2019|features|0 Comments

What to Expect at Your New Homes Final Inspection

No matter the situation, all I normally want is an explanation that includes answers to my 5 W questions. This article focuses on what you can expect to find and do at your potential new home final inspection. From bringing painter’s tape with you to mark problem areas to speaking up when you’ve finally been [...]

By |February 14th, 2019|features|0 Comments

New-Construction Homes Are Worth More

Most homebuyers know that new homes generally are priced higher than comparable resale ones. But many find themselves asking if the higher price tag is worth it. Typically, if you are buying a home to-be-built, you choose all of the finishes, fixtures, systems, and appliances, and receive the new warranties that come with each. Furthermore, [...]

By |February 13th, 2019|features|0 Comments

The Latest Trends in Home Construction and Renovation – D Magazine

When custom building a new home or renovating an existing one, it’s important to create a space that you are comfortable in and embodies your personal style. And while you shouldn’t feel beholden to the latest renovation and construction trends, it’s helpful to be familiar with what materials are popular right now. In terms of [...]

By |February 11th, 2019|features|0 Comments

Tips to Add Storage to Your Floor Plan

Orchestrating the official floor plan for your new place can be exceptionally exciting, but being cautious about focusing on details such as adequate storage space is vital. There are many ways to ensure that your new home will have ample storage without having clutter stand out throughout the house. Building an insulated attic or crawl [...]

By |February 1st, 2019|features|0 Comments

Thinking of a Home Addition? Where Do You Start?

Adding a room onto the home is a great project, but if it is one that is in your future, determining a starting point is itself a challenge. How do you know where to start to add a room onto the house? First, determine a budget. Next, compare costs of the supplies and items that [...]

By |January 28th, 2019|features|0 Comments

How to Evaluate Your House for a Garage Addition

Adding a garage onto the home is a beneficial home improvement project that many homeowners want. With a garage, home space is increased, as is the value of the home as well as the appeal and curb appeal. But, before jumping into the project it is essential that you evaluate the home to ensure that [...]

By |January 24th, 2019|features|0 Comments

What Are the Benefits of Adding a Porch Enclosure to Your Home?

If a porch enclosure is not a part of your home set up already, it is the perfect time to make that change. Once you add the enclosure, a tremendous number of benefits are yours to enjoy. The benefits of the installation of the porch enclosure are numerous and include added curb appeal, enhanced space, [...]

By |January 23rd, 2019|features|0 Comments