We decided to compile a list of resources to help you along your fix and flip or property rehab journey. These blogs offer a wide-range of things, such as tips on design, do-it-yourself tutorials, and even the latest home trends. The list goes outside the box of typical real estate investing blogs and dives deeper into the beauty of real estate design.
This powerhouse couple from Richmond, Virginia has been providing rehab, fixer up and DIY advice and stories for over ten years. In 2006, they started sharing their story of the transformation of their very first home, and now in 2017, they have renovated three homes, are authors of two New York Times Bestselling books, designers of a home product line sold exclusively at Target & Home Depot, creators of a weekly podcast, and proud parents to two children. Not only is their DIY and house renovating advice solid, their touching story is incredible.
If you know real estate, chances are you know of Chip and Joanna Gaines. They are best known for their HGTV show, Fixer Upper, and bringing life to the small town of Waco, Texas through their two highly successful businesses, Magnolia Homes and Magnolia Market. Their story is both enthralling and heart-warming. This blog, overseen by Joanna, offers home design tips, do-it-yourself ideas, and other lifestyle related stories that will just make wish they were your best friends!
Apartment Therapy is not just for apartment dwellers, despite its name. Launched in 2001 by interior designer Maxwell Ryan as a weekly newsletter for clients, it has bloomed into a leading design inspiration and home decor media company with a community of over 20 million. Their philosophy is to “inspire anyone to live a more beautiful and happy life at home,” which is prevalent in the absolutely gorgeous photos of the homes and designs they share. The blog offers a combination of expert advice, shopping guides, and DIY how-to’s. Be ready to spend hours diving into this blog.
OK, so Curbed doesn’t necessarily classify as a blog, but it is a great resource for stories about homes, neighborhoods and cities. Curbed.com is the central site, but it is also broken down by city, covering 14 cities across the nation. Coverage includes homes, architecture, interior design, cities, neighborhoods and properties for sale.
The evolution of Cupcakes and Cashmere has been captivating. What started as a simple blog documenting one girl’s love for fashion, decor and design, has evolved into a brand all on its own. Creator Emily Schuman stays true to her mission of inspiring readers through fashion, food, beauty and interior design. She evokes beauty in simplicity and her style is timeless, making all her design ideas a true masterpiece. All her stories have a personal touch and many of her design and decor ideas are tried and true to her everyday use.
Are you inspired to take on your next home renovation, rehab or fix and flip project?
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