Avoiding foreclosure on your home requires direct communication with your lender even when you are just 30 days late. Your goal is to convince them that you want to keep your home and repay your loan.
Believe it or not, mortgage lenders don't want your home. They lose big time when they have to foreclose. So, armed with knowledge of your options, you can probably work something out. Delaying makes things worse.
Concern and greater public awareness about the environment is becoming more mainstream in the home remodeling and residential construction industry. However, greater concern does not necessarily translate into a better environment. Nor is going green a matter of just buying green products.
BACK TO BASICS
If you're serious about doing a green home remodeling project or constructing a new home, you've got to consider the entire picture. This includes the:
Painting your home is one the most inexpensive ways to transform your interior and exterior spaces. This is especially important if you are on a budget and planning to sell or rent your home right away or in the next 2 to 3 years.
Staging your home for sale or rent
When selecting a paint color, keep in mind that most buyers and renters are focused on three things when they look purchase or rent a home:
We review top stores in these above categories and suggest how you can find some bargains. Wait for annual and year end clearance sales and you can save up to 50 percent off. Shop the clearance centers for discontinued and slightly damaged furniture.
European kitchen cabinetry is modern, energetic and functional. With the right color and finish, it can add excitement and drama to your home, be it a house, condominium, or for that matter a second home at the beach. This is the first of two installments that look at European style kitchen cabinetry from two sources: IKEA and Porcelanosa.
The short answer is maybe. But based on some our users' comments, we would stay away from in house shower and tub kits like Pegasus that are installed in the wall.
Home Depot and Lowes Stores carry identical models of name brand faucets that you would find in a fancier showroom or special in-house models made just for them.
Ceramic and porcelain tile stores that have large wall displays or vignettes of tiles can help you better visualize your finished bathroom remodeling project. A knowledgeable staff willing to work with you is also important. We recommend three ceramic tile stores that exceeded our expectations.
Pocket doors should be considered especially by homeowners renovating smaller homes, townhouses and condominiums. Just make sure you plan your framing, electricity, HVAC, and plumbing around them.
Pocket doors should be strongly considered by renovators and builders who are looking to maximize space and create a clean and uncluttered look.
What is a Pocket Door?