When considering the value of your home, certain factors, such as the current state of the market, are out of your control. However, one way you CAN increase the value of your home is with strategic updates and additions. Here are a few “high impact” options to increase the value of your home.Invest in Your Kitchen
In several cases, a high-end kitchen provides one of the best returns on investment in a home. If you buy a newly constructed home, it is recommended that you invest in your kitchen during the initial build. Doing so will cost less in the long-term versus waiting to renovate at a later date and replacing items such as the countertop, appliances, [...]
During the different phases of life, many people may choose to up or downsize their homes. Whether it’s from an increasing family or for retirement reasons, certain states make it easier to find the home of your dreams. Using Homes.com’s “Home Values” data, we broke down the states with the largest and smallest homes based on the median square footage. So no matter whether you choose to live big or small, these states got you covered!Largest
Westernmost of the states, Utah claims the largest median home size in the country at 1,768 square feet. Also known as the “Beehive State,” Utah is a center of transportation, [...]
When you think Halloween, the stereotypical images of mummies in graveyards, witches on broomsticks and devils with pitchforks often spring to mind. But these haunted caricatures have more cultural significance than just being trademarks of another commercial holiday.
Some of the eeriest ghost stories you’ll encounter trace their origins to all corners of the earth, from the Caribbean to the South Pacific to the Indian Ocean. While many of these locations are known for their white sand beaches and tropical beauty, they also hold spooky secrets that visitors can uncover on their travels.
The best part is, you can visit these spooky vacation spots all year long. If [...]