Taking a stroll through a neighborhood, it's not uncommon to hear bulldozers razing older, vacant homes. It seems like only days later, a new, larger house replaces it. This house is completely unlike its predecessor. It’s bulky, big, and colorless. And other houses like it seem to be popping up everywhere.
In these dog days of summer as the temperature keeps its steady climb, having your own oasis is critical. Whether you’re someone who spends your weekends barbecuing or binge watching, we’ve gathered the hottest tips for updating your space to help make it through the heat.
As we have been revisiting Your First Home, our research team has interviewed dozens of top agents from around the country about the advice they would give first-time home buyers to improve their home and protect their investment.