Why Invest in Exterior Improvements? Do you look at the neighborhood when you are looking at a house? Of course you do! Are you looking at the other houses? The cars? The people? I hope you are saying yes, yes, and yes! Which houses are you noticing? The ones who have put time into exterior… Read More Why Invest in Exterior Improvements?
Who remembers many posts back the three season porch that we could not decide what to do with?? It really adds quite a bit of square footage to the house and is right off the living room slider with a small deck attached. Related: Frumpy Exterior with ZERO Curb Appeal Originally… The only thing attached… Read More The three season porch…..standing or demolished?
Calling all home owners!! The weather is turning here in Michigan as we are heading into the fall season. What does that mean? Fall clean up! I honestly love spring clean up to prepare for summer way more, but fall clean up is equally as important. The work you do in the fall will definitely… Read More Calling All Home Owners: Fall Clean Up Time!
Scoping it Out Related: How We Found Flip #5 When we went to look at this house as a potential flip, the curb appeal did not scream at us nor was it the first time we had seen it. We would often walk by when we did the ‘long loop’ with the kids and noticed… Read More Flip #5’s Frumpy Exterior: ZERO Curb Appeal
Do you even notice the ‘Drive-by’s’? No matter where you live, there is always that one house in the neighborhood or down the road that looks like a ‘deserted drive-by’ sort of house. Some thoughts that might come to mind are, “does anyone live there? What happened to the outside? Why isn’t there any landscape?… Read More ‘Deserted Drive-By’ to ‘ Fabulous Farmhouse’
The rooftop of our 30×30 garage at this project house was far from desirable. It was clear when we looked at it, that it would need to be replaced. The closing process to purchase this house was long, so although we made our offer in September, we could not close until December! Rooftop Nightmare Saga… Read More Nightmares from the Rooftop
Thanks to help from some friends, we were able to finish the exterior of our project house last weekend. You saw in the last post our ‘before’ and ‘in progress’ pictures. Well here are the ‘AFTER’ pictures!! So how did we get here? The Exterior of the House: The house numbers previously were worn off stickers… Read More Finished Exterior
So just 3 months after selling our last flip, we purchased another. Given the unseasonably warm December, we were able to work on the exterior! I will admit that in funding our last house we were not as “comfortable” with our finances as with this one. The Financial Difference Finances can be a sore topic with some couples,… Read More Our Next Project House-started with the Exterior
The eye sore of the street… Taking care of the exterior of your home is just as important (if not more) as maintaing the interior. If you are thinking of selling your home, the exterior of your home is what is going to grab the buyers’ eyes. Let’s face it, if your house looks like… Read More Transforming Exteriors