Don't despair if you are short on cash. You can still have a beautifully decorated home. Sometimes a little elbow grease is a decent replacement for extra cash, and other times you can get great deals by shopping around.
Distressed real estate is real estate in need of serious repairs. These properties are often called "handyman specials." If you have the skill or the money to complete the repairs, you can often find great deals. Here are some dos and donts of buying distressed real estate.
Sometimes, when buying - or even thinking about buying real estate for investment purposes, you're faced with the need to fix up the property.
One of the benefits of having a yard is the ability to build a tree fort for your children.
Before you head off to your local DIY store with a paint sample in one hand and a wallet in the other, you need to ensure that you're picking the colors that are right for your home and your personality.