Recent Remodeling Costs Articles


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Write a Contract with a Home Improvement Contractor

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 22, 2016

Home improvement can be a complicated business, especially if you are getting extensive remodeling or major plumbing or electrical work (such as whole-house re-piping or rewiring) done....


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3 Little Words Homeowners Love to Hear … and Why

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 15, 2016

Owning your own home is a dream fulfilled … but it can also turn into something of a nightmare at times. Maintenance, repairs, renovations, fix this, replace that! The upkeep...


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How Much Should You Pay For a House?

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 04, 2016

$75,000? $150,000? $460,000? $999,000? You’ve found a house that you love. Now it’s just a question of negotiating a price you can live with. How much should that be? Well,...


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Kitchen Remodel Measurements, Facts, and Figures

Posted by Laura Firszt | Mar 14, 2016

Are you dreaming of a gorgeous, functional kitchen remodel? Good for you! Dreaming is an important first step in clarifying -- and eventually achieving -- your goals. Just be sure...


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Help! My Dream Home Failed Inspection

Posted by Laura Firszt | Mar 02, 2016

House hunting is an emotional business. Home buyers often talk of "feeling the right chemistry" or "falling in love" when they visit a particular property. Well, we Networxers have...


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How to Hire a Contractor Without Breaking the Bank

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jan 18, 2016

Take care of your home. Routine maintenance is a great way to extend the life of your house and appliances, reducing the amount you'll need to pay a contractor for repair or replacement....


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5 Home Improvement Myths You Can Let Go of This Year

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jan 13, 2016

Everybody's an expert when it comes to home improvement ... especially your home improvement. And they're not shy about sharing their opinions with you, presented as cold, hard fact....


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How to Approach Home Improvement like a Millennial

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 11, 2015

It's a fascinating phenomenon. Even though millennials are the youngest entrants into the real estate marketplace, they make up more than a third of home buyers. And that's taking into...