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Prioritizing Home Updates: What to Do Immediately vs. What Can Wait

Prioritizing Home Updates: What to Do Immediately vs. What Can Wait

The biggest temptation you face after buying a new home is to fix, update, and otherwise “prettify” every aspect of your new abode. The most immediate-seeming updates are generally those that appear most obvious: adding some fresh paint, updating fixtures, installing new countertops. These updates seem especially important in older homes, which may not have…

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By Nicole Reese, 10/18/2017 Nicole is a recent homebuyer and a DIYer who is sharing her experience with us, offering useful tips along the way! Interested in guest blogging with us? Send an email to curbappeal [at] lewith-freeman [dot] com!
So, you want to buy a fixer-upper?

So, you want to buy a fixer-upper?

Hi! My name is Megan and I had the crazy idea of buying a fixer-upper! I don’t have much experience with homes other than living in them and, even at that, it’s been mostly in apartments. Whenever I had an issue or wanted something, I just made a phone call and the landlord took care…

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By Megan Sterenchock, 07/03/2017 Megan is a recent homebuyer who is sharing her experience with us! Interested in guest blogging with us? Send an email to curbappeal [at] lewith-freeman [dot] com!
Paint New Life into Your Home with These Renovation Alternatives

Paint New Life into Your Home with These Renovation Alternatives

As the seasons change, the urge to tackle a renovation project or two might become strong. But your budget might still be tight post-holidays, or just tight in general. Fear not! You don’t have to hand over an entire paycheck (or two or three or…) to give your home a little facelift. Here are some…

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By Kayleigh, 03/03/2017 Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. When she’s not at work writing, she’s at home writing, reading, or binge-watching television shows… for research, of course. A big do-it-yourselfer and crafter, Kayleigh loves testing out projects and gifting them to friends and family—all in preparation for when she owns her own home one day and decorates with her own personal creations. Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.
New Year’s Resolutions for the Homeowner

New Year’s Resolutions for the Homeowner

Are you tired of pledging yourself to a gym every single January, only to drop off a few months in? Maybe you’re tired of saying that you’ll spend less money because, well let’s face it: prices on everything are almost always going up. Let’s try something new this year: a resolution for the home. Breaking them…

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By Kayleigh, 12/26/2016 Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. When she’s not at work writing, she’s at home writing, reading, or binge-watching television shows… for research, of course. A big do-it-yourselfer and crafter, Kayleigh loves testing out projects and gifting them to friends and family—all in preparation for when she owns her own home one day and decorates with her own personal creations. Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.
Tips and Tricks for Hiring a Home Contractor

Tips and Tricks for Hiring a Home Contractor

Letting someone in to your home, trusting them to renovate and remodel, can be nerve-wracking.  Will they do a good job? Will everything be level? What can go wrong? While we can’t guarantee that everything will go entirely according to plan, we are here with some tips and tricks to ensure that you are doing…

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By Kayleigh, 12/07/2016 Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. When she’s not at work writing, she’s at home writing, reading, or binge-watching television shows… for research, of course. A big do-it-yourselfer and crafter, Kayleigh loves testing out projects and gifting them to friends and family—all in preparation for when she owns her own home one day and decorates with her own personal creations. Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.
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