Projected increase in 1st quarter spending on residential remodeling projects for the U.S. in 2011
Source: Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies
Monthly increase in nationwide single-family housing starts in November
Source: National Assoc of Homebuilders
Rent ratio (price of a typical home divided by the annual cost of renting) for Metro Atlanta. Generally, a figure under 15 indicates conditions more favorable for buying vs renting.
Source: New York Times
Red Level Renovations recently completed a renovation of this lovely home in Buckhead's Castlewood neighborhood. The entire kitchen was removed and redesigned to open up to the dining room. The remodeled kitchen features a beautiful custom-made zinc hood over a basketweave and subway tile stove backsplash. The new island provides a prep sink as well as additional eat-in seating. Removal of an existing soffit allowed for ceiling-height custom cabinetry with additional storage. White marble countertops complete the welcoming space.
For the master suite, a chimney was removed and interior walls were reconfigured to allow for a full 5-piece bath and walk-in closet. The secondary bathrooms were also remodeled before any of the major work began so that the clients would not be without a bathroom during the project. An exterior facelift provided the final touches and brought the project to a close.
To see more photos of this renovation project, please visit the photo gallery at www.red-level.com.
Many thanks to everyone who helped to make 2010 a successful year for us.
We've seen a continued increase in remodeling interest and activity, and think that trend should carry on into next year. It's been exciting to see the movement in the in-town neighborhoods again, and we're looking forward to some great projects that are coming up in 2011. Please continue to keep us in mind for your remodeling needs, and those of your friends and neighbors.