• Designing and building a master suite is a big undertaking, a lot of work, and it can be an expensive project. Many homeowners undergoing construction, addition, and renovation projects will often try to do as much as they can by themselves in order to save......

  • Shielding a home from the messiness of the outdoors remains the key function of a mudroom. It’s a special place where people and pets can shed their wet, muddy, or dirty apparel before stepping foot into the rest of the house. This small haven also......

  • We know that when you are considering building a new home or adding on to your current home in New Jersey it can seem very overwhelming. There are many things that must be done when researching an architect, builder, contractors, etc. There are also many......

  • No place in your home should be more personal than your master suite. It’s the only place that is truly yours—a spot to relax, unwind, and be free of others. In order to create the master suite of your dreams, it’s important to realize that......

  • Building a house is time-intensive and can be expensive, but in order to have a perfectly customized house for you and your family, it’s worth it. Building an accurate budget is an important first step—and the last thing you want is to be blindsided by......

  • After living in your home for a few years, you might feel the need for a little more space. Perhaps your family is rapidly growing, you recently accepted a home-based position, or maybe guests are just in dire need of better sleeping conditions. Whatever the......

  • Home is where the heart is, and there is nothing more exciting than building your own house. It’s estimated that close to one million new homes will be built in the next year, which is a lot of customizing—and all that personalization can cost you.......

  • Figuring out a budget and a plan for a room addition can be tricky—and no matter how large or small your room addition will be, the costs can add up. Before you start on any home addition project, make sure you factor in every possible......

  • To build the house of your dreams, it helps to understand the cost breakdown. The key to staying within your budget (while still having everything you want) lies in making wise decisions when it comes to the following top five expenses. Framing Framing is the......

  • Do you feel like your home is due for something new? If so, you’re probably considering either a room addition or a room makeover. While each brings something special and exciting to your house, it’s important to choose the one that’s right for your family.......

  • It can be argued that anytime you embark on a new building project, an architect is essential. After all, these professionals have the training and licensing required for the planning and design of buildings, big or small. It’s their job to transform your dream design......

  • Should you buy a brand-new house of your dreams or transform your existing one into something better? A lot of homeowners find themselves in this predicament after years living in a house. It’s a tough decision that requires thought and insight. After all, the average......

  • Many home buyers dream of having a brand-new, never-been-lived-in home. New construction can be personalized and customized to your exact specifications and it won’t come with repairs or updates that need to be made. Everything will already be completed. Which, of course, is the lure......

  • Whether you just bought a house or you have lived there for years, the fastest way to increase your home’s value is by making a renovation plan. Sometimes it works to start small, but in other cases, working your way from larger projects to smaller......

  • Building a house is a big undertaking, and there’s no question that it’ll cost both time and money. However, building your own house is also a very exciting process —and totally worth it to have a completely custom home that’s perfect for you and your......

  • Kitchen remodels are exciting projects, but they can end up being a big investment of time and money. During a big remodel project, you should be focused on building your perfect kitchen—not stressed out about how much it costs! To help you have a less......

  • Before you embark on a kitchen remodel, it’s very important to set realistic expectations and a plausible plan about how much time and money your project will cost you. If you’re ready for a new kitchen, it’s worth it — but making sure you know......

  • There’s no doubt that it’s finally time to replace the 1980s butcher-block and Corian kitchen that you’ve been making do with all these years. But you may be worried about cost or not knowing who to turn to in order to create your dream kitchen......

  • Home additions are a great way to add significant living and entertaining space without spending the money on a move or a new home. Pre-existing structures have a great deal of potential, and sometimes homeowners ignore that in lieu of a brand-new build. While having......

  • Some people probably wonder why planning before construction begins is so important. The simple answer is that you want to be prepared for every possible outcome. Deciding to add an addition to your property is not something to declare on a whim. For the project......

  • When it comes to home additions and revisions, the possibilities are endless. No matter your style, there are multitudes of products and professionals to make your dreams come true. Of course, with those dreams comes the reality of the project and what it will take......

  • Each and every home has its own unique voice. From décor to paint, there is always something in each home that makes it stand out. Although there are several ways to make your home unique, one of the biggest ways of creating a home’s individuality......

  • Creating a unique feel with your furniture or décor helps to demonstrate your individuality as a person or family. Adding a throw pillow, a favorite vase, or even a painting are all fantastic ways to make your home stand out. While home décor is a......

  • The Craftsman-style home has been delighting families and architects since the early 20th century. Inspired by the Arts and Crafts movement of the late 19th century, this style of house captures the beauty of simple designs and natural, local materials. Looking around, you may notice......

  • Your home is likely the largest investment you will ever make. It’s where you spend most of your time and where you raise your kids and celebrate those special occasions. So when you make the decision to remodel or put on an addition or even......

  • Buying and selling a teardown property may come with an endless list of questions or misconceptions. While teardowns are not terrible difficult to understand, the name itself can be misleading and leave those who are new to the concept wondering if they are making the......

  • The real estate market can seem like a fickle thing. Sometimes prices are fair, sometimes they are high, and other times they plummet. For buyers seeking new builds or a move-in ready home, the asking price could be more than they planned to spend. Purchasing......

  • Building a brand-new home from scratch is a huge undertaking and often an expensive project. And if you’re starting with a teardown before even beginning on your construction, your project will be even more expensive, even though it’s most likely necessary. But there are ways......

  • Every homeowner has a fear of renovation and fixer-uppers. Walls may hide multitudes of problems that could cost big bucks. Even scarier is the decision to completely tear down a home to build a new structure. No longer is there fear of what one could......

  • A teardown refers to the process of demolishing an existing house to make room for a brand new one. Making the property appealing to prospective buyers, taking advantage of increasing property values, or just building a nicer, larger home are the common reasons for teardowns.......