Homeowner Tips

November 12, 2019

Why You Should Move Out During a Remodel

So you’re ready to embark on a kitchen remodel, but you made one very big assumption: you’ll live in your house during the remodel. It can’t be that difficult to live without a kitchen for a few months, can it? You tell yourself “I won’t get in the way” and “I can eat out every

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August 14, 2019

Seattle ADUs and DADUs: The New Rules

Would you like a private space for out-of-town guests or an aging parent? Or maybe a way to make some extra rental income? Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs), an umbrella term for mother-in-law suites and backyard cottages, are additional residences built on the same property as an existing single-family home. Detached Accessory Dwelling Units (DADUs) specifically

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April 30, 2019

Seattle Remodeling Costs in 2019

If you’re thinking about remodeling, the first question on your mind is: “what will it cost?” Most homeowners start by searching online, but finding realistic numbers can be challenging. National averages are not comparable to the hot housing market in Seattle and contractors don’t post prices online. A lack of real data is one of

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