You’re sure you can finish the job just fine, so why bother with the permit? Even if you do your project better than a professional would, not having a permit can cause some major problems down the road. Our advice? Just get the permit.
Home improvements should add value to your house, but that isn't always the case. Read more from Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser Shannon Slater to make sure you're making the right decision.
You need more space, but the idea of leaving your neighborhood makes you feel like crying. The more you think about it, the more remodeling seems like the perfect solution. But before you get started, take a good look at your neighbors’ homes. Because when it comes to home improvements it’s better keep up (er...down?) with the Joneses.
Downsizing can be a scary thought. But what if downsizing meant moving to less than 400 square feet? Kerri Fivecoat-Campbell, a blogger, author, and tiny home owner tells us how she does it--and why she loves it.
First person account of what it's like to rebuild after a flood, from getting help from FEMA to hiring a contractor. In October 2015, Columbia, S.C. experienced historic and devastating floods. Those who were most severely affected are still navigating the tricky process of rebuilding. Trevor Jackson tells us his story of working his way through FEMA, insurance, contractors to finally getting back in his home.