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Tag Archive: home remodeling
Good news for Bay Area homeowners whose list of 2018 new year's resolutions includes a renovation project: Most improvements are expected to turn a profit at the time of sale.
Owning a home remains a crucial part of achieving the American Dream, and financial gain is not the primary reason.
Whether you're in the market for a fixer-upper or are planning to renovate your home instead of moving, plan well in advance, as remodeling firms are currently in high demand -- especially in the Bay Area.
March 1, 2017 • Posted in Real Estate Trends
U.S. home-remodeling spend has surpassed its previous peak, as owners in metro areas like San Francisco, where both home values and incomes are high, spare no expense on upgrades.
January 18, 2017 • Posted in Market Forecasts
Homeowners in the nation's hottest real estate markets can expect to reap substantial returns on home-renovation projects that they undertake this year, with the majority of jobs in San Francisco and San Jose projected to earn back 100 percent of their costs.
September 29, 2016 • Posted in Industry Surveys & Studies
Almost all real estate professionals believe that a property's curb appeal is a crucial ingredient to wooing potential buyers, and the right outdoor renovation projects can pay sellers back, not to mention making them much happier homeowners.
September 21, 2016 • Posted in Industry Surveys & Studies
Nearly half of all homeowners are adding smart technology upgrades when they undertake a remodeling project, and those who do so are substantially more satisfied with the results.
July 25, 2016 • Posted in Weekly Real Estate News Roundups
First-time buyer activity was at its highest level in four years in June, helping to buoy U.S. home sales. Closer to home, residents of one Silicon Valley neighborhood are trying to preserve its unique architectural pedigree. These stories and more are in our weekly Real Estate Roundup.
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