Sustainably-minded homeowners want to conserve natural resources, increase energy efficiency, and improve indoor air quality. They understand the value of remodeling over building new.
If working in your kitchen doesn’t bring you joy, perhaps it’s time for a remodel. You wouldn’t be alone. According to the 2022 U.S.
5 Steps that Will Help Ensure Your Dream Renovation Comes True
The 2022 Cost vs Value Report confirms that the post-pandemic housing market throughout the Santa Cruz area is hotter than ever, pushing the resale value of most home renovations above the 90% mark.
Is there nothing more cheerful than a bright day, with sunshine pouring in through your windows? Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve been spending more time at home, and noticing our surroundings more than ever.
Today’s remodelers are incorporating more items under the category of Universal Design than ever before. Not only are homeowners looking to age in place, they are also enjoying the features and benefits of products and layouts that offer accessibility at all levels of life, abilities and disabilities.
The pandemic really changed how people live in and view their homes. And as a result, homeowners became more aware of health and safety concerns, and focused more on function than aesthetics, in a trend known as wellness design.
You live on the ocean for a reason—you enjoy the sand, surf, and general well-being that comes from being outdoors. And, if you haven’t already upgraded your outdoor living space, it might be on your “to do” list for this year.
An oceanfront home on the California coast brings so many benefits. There are the beautiful ocean views, the glorious sunsets, the fresh coastal air, and the refreshing water in which to splash.
Contributed by John Allanson of Allanson Insurance Agency.
With the terrible devastation of the wildfires recently in the news, now is the time to review your current homeowner’s insurance coverage to make sure that your policy limits accurately reflect today’s replacement cost, so that you are not “caught short” in the event of a total loss.
By Jeff Talmadge
I have been asked this question many, many times over 36 years in business. When I meet with someone who is interested in remodeling their home, we will talk about some of the things they want to do.