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Denver Home Remodeling

Tweet Often when a seller of mine is ready to sell their home and they review the money they’ve spent on improvements they are shocked the resale value of their improvements aren’t a 100% return.  It’s important to review the cost against the value of your project before you start your remodeling.  Evaluate the resale […]

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Tweet :: TOMORROW ONLY :: As a midcentury modern home owner and enthusiast this event is close to my heart. The second annual Arapahoe Acres Home & Garden Tour is August 28, 2010 from 1-5PM.  Buy tickets online today for $20 or $25 at the door and for $30 you can have a guided tour. Arapahoe […]

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Home Remodeling vs. The Budget

by Vali Hooker on November 21, 2008

in Home Tips

Tweet Remodeling has been the word of my life over the past five months — you eat, sleep and breathe tile colors & sizes, internet product reviews, drywall dust, paint. Home Depot becomes a daily stop on your route and the phases ‘lead-time’ and ‘back-order’ become household words. In the end the greatest obstacle becomes the […]

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Get more from your Summer: Add a Deck.

by Vali Hooker on May 12, 2008

in Home Tips

Tweet Summer is right around the corner and home improvement projects are on the mind. Enjoying the outdoor space at home is one of my greatest pleasures. The garden is my relaxation and the patio is merely an extension of the kitchen during the summer months — entertaining friends and family is always outside. Improving […]

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Do-it-Yourself Home Remodeling – Grrrr!

by Vali Hooker on May 1, 2008

in Home Tips

Tweet Frequently when showing homes to potential buyers the biggest “Whoa! What happened here?” is usually provoked when we stumble upon a homeowner’s do-it-yourself home remodeling. Unfortunately this list runs long and touches about every aspect of home improvement projects — I’ve shown homes with mis-cut granite counters to nifty hand-dug basements. Home improvement? I […]

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Denver Home Improvement Projects that Pay

by Vali Hooker on December 10, 2007

in Home Tips

Tweet Sinking money into home improvement projects knowing that they’ll payback when it’s time to sell is the biggest mistake a home owner can make. Not all home improvement projects are created equal so choose to improve wisely. The annual Cost vs. Value report in Realtor magazine gives a break down by national regions and […]

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Google SketchUp: Remodeling simplified.

by Vali Hooker on April 19, 2007

in Home Tips

Tweet So you are remodeling your basement but the contractor can’t make out your drafted plans from a 2-year old’s first attempt with markers or a piece of contemporary art? Ok, so you are no Picasso but you still want your basement design to match your mental picture of how You want Your basement to […]

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