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By Jane Neilson | Agent in 02482

Top Home Improvement Tips From

As “serial rehabbers,” my husband and I are always dreaming about our next home improvement project. As a broker with Pinnacle Residential Properties, it is my job to remember to balance wants/needs of our family with wants/needs of our future buyers. This Old House staffers are happy to share their mistakes with us so we can avoid them!  So before you wield a hammer, heed this excellent advice:

Add Charm, Not Cost - Create moldings with stock parts and 8 more savvy tips
Save While You Splurge - Buy square-edge stone countertops and more advice
Get Products on the Cheap - How to eliminate shipping costs and more thrifty ideas
Comparison Shop for Faucets - Get the best faucet for you and your budget
Make Upgrades That Return on Investment - Think kitchens not pools
Get Proper Insurance During a Redo - Upgrade your policy to avoid costly surprises

Be Afraid to Be a Cheapskate - How TOH online users saved $52,280
Make the Mistakes TOH Staffers Made - Avoid impulse buys and more missteps
Hesitate on Smart Upgrades - 10 smart reasons to remodel now
Replace Appliances Before You Have to - Find out how long fridges, washers, and more last
Cut Corners When You Renovate - Avoid buying substandard paint, reusing banged-up fixtures, and more
Get Conned by Contractors - 5 common scams, including phony free inspections

If you are thinking about selling your fabulously renovated home, or are seeking a rehab project, call Jane Neilson, Broker at Pinnacle Residential Properties in Wellesley MA, at 781-223-7338.


By David & Samuel Rifkin,  Thu Jan 31 2013, 09:28
Thank you very much for this great information.

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