A designer chronicles how she completed what should have been a three-month renovation on a two-bedroom loft condo for the actress and her family.
The Dutch Colonial made famous by the 1979 film is on the market with a new look.
Adding space is a great way to improve your home's value, as well as your own comfort level.
Energy-efficient renovations are likely to grow even more after the House's passage of the 'Cash for Caulkers' bill.
The new owner of a townhome in a landmark district must remove an addition that was installed before he bought the building.
While they wait for the seller's market to return, homeowners plan to invest $6,200 on average in improvements this year.
A new home-improvement show on Bravo called '9 by Design' broadens the housing therapy offerings in these tough times.
About Teresa Mears
Teresa Mears is a veteran journalist who has been interested in houses since her father took her to tax auctions to carry the cash at age 10. A former editor of The Miami Herald's Home & Design section, she lives in South Florida where, in addition to writing about real estate, she publishes Miami on the Cheap to help her neighbors adjust to the loss of 60% of their property value.