Times and tastes change, and not all home features are worth upgrading to sell your home. If a buyer can walk into a home and feel satisfied with the features, it is a huge plus for the seller. It may seem glamourous to install new light fixtures, but how do you know they won’t be
Investors renting out property on sites such as Airbnb could generate more income by getting into the world of special-events leases. But there are a number of hurdles to clear in order to make this a winning investment strategy. Real estate professionals have found their place in the short-term rental trend, helping investors purchase properties
Houstonians might complain about rent, but none have it worse than San Francisco residents, where the median rate is $3,270 per month. That’s according to residential rental research site Zumper, which just released its first-quarter findings for 2017. At No. 2 in the priciest cities to rent is New York City followed by Boston, San
Last year Chron.com told you about the sprawling Flat Creek Estate, an award-winning winery in the Texas Hill Country that was for sale. Now the property is getting ready to change hands. Barbara Van Dyke with Kuper Sotheby’s International Realty said Friday that there is a sale pending on the massive property, which was on
What makes high-end bathrooms feel so luxurious? Is it the large slabs of expensive marble and the deep soaking tub? Partially, yes. But often, deluxe bathrooms also benefit from thoughtful details that can make the space feel glamorous, even spa-like. So if you’re not in the market to rip out and replace costly items like
Houston may be the oil and gas capital of the world, but solar energy may be a better fit, according to a new report. Google Inc. announced on March 14 an expansion of its Project Sunroof website, which shows how much money homeowners and property owners can save by installing solar panels on their roofs.
Quartzite counters and limestone walls create a light and relaxed feeling in this active zone. Bringing in beautiful organic elements was the game plan for this Texas kitchen, formerly a dark space with 8-foot ceilings. The remodel was part of what turned into a whole-home renovation for the boomerang-shaped midcentury modern ranch house. Beautiful local