I bought a used RV that needed over $8,800 in repairs and fixed it up for only $4,600. Here are the ways I saved money, plus what I compromised on.
After 2020's housing boom comes 2021's surge in home renovation. It's driving the economy, but many millennials are struggling to afford it.
Surrounded by a scenic California vineyard, the Trailer Pond is perfect for aesthetic bachelorette parties and nature-filled solo trips alike.
From bunking in former classrooms to swimming indoors, TikToker Riley Hansen shared how his family repurposed the renovated school.
Michael Talley bought a $US4,500 used ambulance from a landscaping company and turned it into a $US30,000 home. The home is complete with a king-sized bed, a 42-inch TV, and a rooftop deck with a solar panel and a small patch for golfing. Talley spent about $US10,000 on repairs and […]
An old RV, school bus, or van can be completely renovated into a luxury tiny house. Sometimes, all it takes is a fresh coat of paint to completely transform the vehicle. Other tiny-house owners choose to completely gut the vehicles by redesigning a new, modern layout. Visit Insider’s homepage for […]
CoreLogic has revealed the ten areas in Australia with the most number of households eligible for HomeBuilder renovations. Dominating the list is Melbourne and Perth, with the two cities sporting seven areas with almost 800,000 eligible homes. However, the analysis shows that there’s likely to be far fewer Australians ready […]
After years living in a small apartment in California, Josh McBee was inspired to build his own house from a used shipping container after seeing a similar one online. He bought an empty lot in Oklahoma City for $US2,500, and found a 40-foot-long, like-new used shipping container for $US4,900. McBee […]
The TV show “Military Makeover” gave a complete home renovation to the family of Chris Hixon, a military veteran and one of the victims who died in the Parkland shooting two years ago. His wife, Debbi, told Insider the couple had been planning to remodel their kitchen before Chris’ death. […]
Beatrice de Jong is a licensed real estate agent and consumer trends expert at Opendoor, a real estate company that makes it simple to buy and sell a home online. She bought her first home at 24, and is passionate about educating and empowering home buyers and sellers. When de […]
Anastasiia and her husband, Gunther, purchased a nearly 120-year-old church in Maryland for $US320,000 in 2017. The couple changed its name from All Saints’ Church to All Saints House and now live there with their 3 children. Anastasiia told Business Insider that the couple has spent the past few years […]
Jennifer Lawrence married art dealer Cooke Maroney at the historical Belcourt Mansion on Saturday. Belcourt Mansion is a Gilded-Age mansion in Newport, Rhode Island that was modelled after 17th-century French King Louis XIII’s hunting lodge at Versailles. It is now owned by bangle mogul Carolyn Rafaelian, who purchased the property […]
Renovating your home can improve its safety, beauty, and value. Depending on the room, renovations can cost a few thousand dollars or more than $US100,000. Here’s how much it costs to renovate each room of your house. Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories. There are a lot of benefits to renovating […]
Millennials make up 35% of homebuyers. If you’re selling your home, you should pay attention to the unique needs and preferences of millennial buyers. Small renovations to your home’s lighting, floors, and outdoor spaces can make it more appealing to millennial homebuyers. Millennials make up the largest generation in the […]
An apartment on the Upper East Side of Manhattan is on the market for $US3.5 million, after selling for around $US2 million in 2015. Since then, the 3-bedroom, 2.5-bath apartment has received a major upgrade and is now almost unrecognizable. The renovations totaled around $US1 million and took almost a […]
Two of the US military’s service academies are facing major repair projects. The renovations are needed to address years of insufficient maintenance and other issues. The projects will cost millions of dollars and take years to complete. The US Naval and Air Force academies are dealing with major maintenance issues […]