Archive for the ‘Remodeling News’ Category

Cash for ... Caulkers?

December 23, 2009 in Remodeling News

You probably know about the government’s Cash for Clunkers program from earlier this year—government-sponsored rebates for turning in clunker cars. A new crop of cash-for-stuff ideas has been floating around in Congress and in... read full post →

Housing Market Trends & Advice

August 15, 2009 in Remodeling News

Are people buying, waiting, or just pulling their hair? Photo Credit: cambodia4kidsorg If you’re looking to buy a house, you’ve probably had your share of frustration. You might have even been caught up in a few bidding wars... read full post →

Urban Gentrification: Hot San Francisco Condos & Artist Lofts

August 06, 2009 in Remodeling News

Talk about taking back the streets! Developers are cashing in by purchasing cheap multiple properties in a row and transforming them into upscale condos. This process is known as gentrification, and it’s changing the face of San... read full post →

Hopeful Signs for Remodeling Industry

August 03, 2009 in Remodeling News

The construction industry is NOT dead! Limping a little, perhaps, but not dead. According to Remodeling Magazine, the slack in the construction industry caused many job losses this year and last, but it seems to finally be slowing. In May... read full post →

Moving a Whole House & Keeping It Intact

July 31, 2009 in Remodeling News

Yes, the whole thing! I once read an article about a man who bought an old house for $1. The purchase agreement contained the caveat that the house had to be removed from the property on which it sat, so that the property owner could... read full post →
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