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Best cities for historic homes

What Is the Appeal of Older Homes? [Study]

Key Takeaways Our Instagram study showed that New York (11,214), Massachusetts (8,662), and California (6,901) had the most historic home posts. Hawaii had the most expensive historic homes in the U.S. ($5,502,855 on average), while Kansas had the least expensive ($290,477). Millennials who chose to purchase older homes over newer ones saved an average of…

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Study Reveals Americans’ Homebuying Deal-Breakers

The housing market has surged in the past year or so, and it shows no signs of slowing down. Homes are disappearing off the market faster than they have in years, and they are selling for more than before. According to a recent study, October 2021’s median listing price was $380,000. That’s a 22%…

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What Is an ADU? The Complete Guide to Accessory Dwelling Units

Photo: jacoblund / iStock / Getty Images On This Page: What Is an ADU? Types of ADUs Benefits of ADUs ADUs and the Environment ADU Laws You Should Know FAQs If you’re a homeowner, you may be wondering how you can increase your property’s value. Perhaps you’ve been exploring ways to use your home to…

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Projects to Boost Your Home’s Resale Value

When it comes to remodeling there are a few general rules that apply to every home. It never hurts to upgrade your kitchen or bathroom. Focus on improving or increasing your home’s livable space. Increase your curb appeal with exterior upgrades. If you’re going to remodel, make sure you spend the money to do it…

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Landscaping For Increased Curb Appeal

7 Projects to Improve Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Given the amount of time we spend inside our homes, it’s no surprise it’s where we spend the bulk of our remodeling dollars. But neglecting your home’s exterior can leave it looking tired and rundown. Here are four projects that will boost your home’s curb appeal and ensure the outside of your home looks as…

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Off-the-grid capitals of America (according to Instagram)

More and more Americans are living off-grid. Energized by the climate crisis, increasing surveillance or idealism for a better way of life, they’re throwing off the shackles of mainstream society. And they’re each doing it in their own way. Here’s a look at the major trends within the movement: Homesteading is mainly about self-sufficiency. You’ll…

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What You Need to Know About Five Major Home Repairs

Americans are spending more than ever to keep their homes in good working order. Home improvement spending is at a record $424 billion, according to the latest data from Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies. The nation’s aging housing stock is the main driver for the surge. In fact, of the 137 million U.S. homes, roughly…

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