Lowe’s New Holoroom Lets You Try Out Home Improvements Virtually | Digital Trends

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The Holoroom is our solution, enabling consumers to visualize their project and share that vision with family and friends. The Holoroom, despite its futuristic name, is basically just an empty space that functions as a blank 3D canvas for you to build your virtual home in using special software. The idea is that you fill it with a computer-generated representation of your home, and then apply different colors, textures, fixtures, and materials from Lowes virtual catalog. Then, with the help of an iPad running a special virtual reality application, you can walk around the room to see how everything looks. http://www.digitaltrends.com/home/lowes-new-holoroom-lets-try-home-improvements-virtually-buy/

Home Improvement Loan – Town Square – North Haven, CT Patch

Of the 43 stores already opened, there are about 42,000 households within a five-kilometre radius broadly in line with Bunnings stores, with the level of home ownership marginally higher than the national average and a little higher than Bunnings’. The broking analysts say the population growth in the catchments from 2006 to 2011 has also been well above the national average. However, the differences at a state level are significant ,with Bunnings well ahead in NSW where Masters has a lot of catch-up to do. It is expected that, as sites get harder to come by, but as inner city apartments increase, these stores will opt for more sophisticated online offerings, with bigger storage warehouses established on the outer rings of the metropolitan area. http://www.baysidebulletin.com.au/story/2350964/home-improvement-retailers-battle-for-sites/

Home improvement retailers battle for sites | Bayside Bulletin

paying on the entire $50K from the beginning. The interest is tax deductable which makes it a more attractive offer compared to using a credit card. 2) Cash out refinance – Take a lump sum as a loan and use the money for the home improvement project. Once again the interest is a tax deduction however be aware and plan for unexpected costs. It is not unheard of for construction cost to be 20% – 30% more than they were estimated to be. The last thing a homeowner wants is to be in the middle of a large renovation and run out of money. Some of the advantages to renovating are; staying in your home and your neighborhood, personalizing your home to your taste, or creating more space. By adding space to your home it can become more functional and with new windows and insulation more energy efficient. Renovating your home adds value to your home and therefore in the long run will generate more equity. How do I determine how much equity I have in my home? Subtract what you owe on your mortgage from the fair market value of your home. For example if your house is worth $200,000 and you owe $100,000 on your mortgage you have $100,000 in equity. With a loan to value maximum set at 80%. 0.80x $200,000 = $160,000 Therefore you can borrow a total of $160,000 against the home. With an existing mortgage of $100,000 you be then be able to take cash out of up to $60,000. http://northhaven.patch.com/groups/announcements/p/home-improvement-loan

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