Lightly colored cabinets and countertops will make a small kitchen space feel larger, according to Nicole Curtis, star of HGTV’s “Rehab Addict.” (submitted photo)
Renovation with original charm in mind
Not every home renovation is a complete do-over. In fact, some projects are more about preserving the character and charm of the original structure than making everything shiny and new.
A self-taught home rehabber, licensed real estate agent and designer, Nicole Curtis of Minneapolis, star of HGTV's "Rehab Addict," has made an art of introducing the comforts and conveniences of modern living while restoring homes to their former glory.
Whether you just want to add a pop of fall color here and there to be changed out with the season or a new theme entirely, with warm fall tones that will make your home welcoming throughout the year, now’s the time to envision new decor. (submitted photo)
(StatePoint) A seasonal home makeover doesn’t need to cost a fortune or be difficult to execute. Quick, easy and innovative ideas can give your home the fall flair needed to celebrate the season.
Is it in your best interests to pursue a reverse mortgage? With the help of a financial advisor, you can determine the answer. (submitted photo)
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One of the retirement planning resources that has gained interest in recent years is the reverse mortgage. A reverse mortgage allows you to convert part of the equity in your home into cash without paying additional monthly bills. If you’re 62 or older — and want money to pay off your mortgage or pay for other expenses — you may consider a reverse mortgage.
If you decide to look for one, the Minnesota Society of CPAs offers these three questions to ask so you can decide if a reverse mortgage is right for you.
Fall is a great time to aerate the lawn. Whether you do it yourself or hire a lawn care professional to do it for you, aeration at least once per year provides a number of benefits to your lawn, say experts.
Adding the right design elements to your home can complete what its architecture hopes to accomplish. But knowing just what to incorporate to complement — rather than detract — from the style of your home can present a challenge.
In the far background, the Eagle River Light Station sits on a bluff overlooking the river and offers stunning river view. (Pamela O’Meara/Review)
It's beautiful country, steeped in history and a half-day drive away
While the winters may be extreme, Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula is beautiful year-round. Its hilly terrain is covered by hardwood and conifer trees; scenic waterfalls mark its rivers, and it boasts of miles of shoreline and many inland lakes. Wherever you are on the peninsula, you’re never more than 10 miles from Lake Superior. It’s a haven for people who enjoy nature and outdoor activities – no matter what the season.