An analysis of current material prices and financing rates concludes that while remodeling is more expensive now than it was last year, trying to time a renovation for both low interest rates and low materials may not be worth the wait or risk, because even a 1% increase in interest rates offsets the savings from waiting for materials prices to drop.
Although home prices are rising across the country, most homes still have untapped potential value that can be access through smart home projects and upgrades. Browse our data to see which zip codes in your area have the most potential.
Learn which local professionals do what in the planning phase of a large construction or remodel project, such as a kitchen remodel or home addition, specifically what the differences are between contractors and design professionals, when to consider DIYing versus outsourcing, and what to expect during the planning process.
Learn what local expert advice is good for (and what it’s not), why finding good data to inform home projects used to be impossible, and how Realm can help you become a knowledgeable homeowner