When considering investments in the bustling home improvement sector, two behemoths stand out: Home Depot and Lowe’s. These retail giants not only offer products essential for construction and renovations but also serve as a barometer for the real estate and homebuilding industries. With the landscape of 2024 unfolding, investors are […]

Adrienne Shishko and her husband made a smart move as first-time homeowners: They invested in a two-family. They had renters for years, “which gave us flexibility in our careers,” says Shishko, a lawyer turned fitness trainer turned artist. As their family grew, they absorbed the full second floor, and later, […]

Sherwin-Williams 2024 Color of the Year, Upward (SW 6239) is described as a “denim blue with calm gray understones” as well as a “breezy, blissful blue,” according to the company. Courtesy of Sherwin-Williams High traffic areas in your home should get a paint refresh every three to five years, so […]

Some of the newest 2024 design trends including ditching paint completely and turning to other materials, such as wood accents, to jazz up a home. WASHINGTON – What home improvement projects should your clients take on this year? After crunching the latest data from Thumbtack, a home services website, design […]

Key takeaways There are multiple renovation loan options for people who want to borrow money to improve or renovate their home. Loans that use your home as collateral, including home equity loans and HELOCs, can have tax advantages. Loans that don’t rely on home equity are also an option, but […]

Portions of this article were drafted using an in-house natural language generation platform. The article was reviewed, fact-checked and edited by our editorial staff. Key takeaways Prequalify with multiple lenders to get the best terms when looking into different loan options to finance your next home improvement project. Financing a […]