• HBA Blog

    Your source for inspiration on seasonal projects and home improvements that will help you maximize your home.

    The kitchen should be a wonderful space that both inspires and enables a cook to dream up delectable dishes and execute culinary masterpieces. In my mind, the kitchen is where culture is celebrated, comfort and love are baked into goodies, and magic is made daily!

    For two years, you’ve been squirreling away a chunk of each paycheck — saving up to replace those yellowing laminate countertops with Calacatta quartz. But do you have a specific savings goal in mind or are you working towards an imaginary sum?

    Homebuyers have the choice of two types of houses on the market: resale or new. Homebuyers planning to buy a brand-new house or condominium often cite energy efficiency, open layout, a warranty, and being able to select appliances, flooring, paint colors and other design elements as factors driving their choice. But builders say that buyers can be drawn to a new house for reasons that aren’t so obvious. Here are a few more benefits of a brand-new home that you may not see in the sales brochure.