Design Trends

12 Home Renovations That Don’t Add Value (and What to Do Instead)

Home Renovations That Don't Add Value

If you’ve been considering selling your home, you may be wondering which home improvements you should tackle to increase your home’s value before it goes on the market. While there are many home renovations that can add appeal to your home, it’s important to know which projects will increase your property value and which won’t.

That’s why Redfin has reached out to real estate professionals like me to help you determine which home improvement projects are worth your investment. Check out my insight on 12 Home Renovations That Don’t Add Value (and What to Do Instead).


7 Designs Trends for 2017

7 Design Trends for 2017

If you’re building your home from the ground up, you have choices that aren’t available to just everyone. If you’re renovating or adding on, you can make big changes as well. Before choosing your layout, paint and furniture, find out what’s fresh for this year.

You’ll find ideas that go with your style for a home, provide comfort for your family and maximize future resale value after reviewing the latest design trends. Here’s what’s new for 2017.

Space to gather – As we work longer, more hectic days we want time at home to provide opportunities for face-to-face conversation. Homeowners want open-concept floor plans that allow for 100 percent usable space. Kitchen, dining area, and living room should flow together seamlessly and invite people to stop and unwind.

Lighter colors – Until recently new homes had dark hand-scraped wood floors and cabinets so brown...