Carole Legrain's Blog

Posted on 05/02/2021
Do You Need Cash-On-Hand to Be Successful in House-Flipping?
Photo by Tima Miroshnichenko from Pexels Having the cash-on-hand to buy a dilapidated house and renovate it into a profit-generating dream home takes much of the financial strain off a house flipper's shoulders. But what about that hard-working person who possesses the skills and expertise but lacks money? Does the mere fact someone doesn't have the cushion of...
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Posted on 04/25/2021
Create a Stunning Backsplash in your Kitchen
Photo by P_Kennedy123 via Pixabay The word is out! Tile is back, and we couldn't be happier. No other medium finishes the look of a kitchen like a tile backsplash. And regardless of your skill level, with a little patience, almost anyone can create a stunning tile backsplash. Here's how it's done! What you'll need Tile of choice...
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Posted on 04/18/2021
Unique Ways to Disguise your AC
Image by triosolution1 from Pixabay When it comes to hiding an AC, it's vital to maintain proper airflow. But you don't have to block airflow to remove an air conditioner from your line of sight. Check out these five creative ways to hide your AC. A Hanging Garden To make this project easy, pre-made lattice works just fine...
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Posted on 04/11/2021
The Rise of Sustainable Housing: Understanding the History of Eco-Friendly Homes
Photo by Marce Garal from Pixabay Eco-friendly homes may feel like a modern phenomenon, but the history of sustainable structures stretches further into the past than most people realize. In fact, in ancient times, nearly every residence or building was an environmentally friendly structure. Not because it was the trendy thing to do, but because it was the...
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Posted on 04/04/2021
Do You Have a Good Foundation? Here's How to Find Out
Photo by Rodolfo Quirós from Pexels Regardless of the type of foundation you decide upon, you need to make sure that it's a good quality foundation. It isn't as simple as throwing up a few forms and then pouring cement to create a slab or walls. So what makes a "good" foundation? Building Foundations and Their Features To...
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Posted on 03/28/2021
Should You Set a Deadline for Selling Your Home?
You likely aspire to sell your house as quickly as possible. However, you may not need to set a deadline for selling your residence to achieve your desired result. In fact, there are lots of things you can do to speed up the home selling journey, including: 1. Boost Your House's Curb Appeal A home that boasts amazing curb...
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Posted on 03/26/2021
Video Tour - 509 Windstar Lane, Wilmington, NC 28411
Elegant Brick Townhome on the #1 Green of the Fazio course in the Prestigious Gated Golf Community of Porters Neck Plantation and Country Club. This end unit features an open floor plan with Master Bedroom + 2nd Bedroom and bath on the main level. 3rd Bedroom with full bath on the 2nd floor + large bonus room with a pool table. 2 stacked porches in the back overlooking the golf course, the top one being screened-in + 1 covered porch in the front overlooking a pond. New roof and new HVAC unit. Separate 2-car garage with pull down staircase to storage above. Close proximity to the Club and the...
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Posted on 03/26/2021
509 Windstar Lane, Wilmington, NC 28411 is now new to the market!
Elegant Brick Townhome on the #1 Green of the Fazio course in the Prestigious Gated Golf Community of Porters Neck Plantation and Country Club. This end unit features an open floor plan with Master Bedroom + 2nd Bedroom and bath on the main level. 3rd Bedroom with full bath on the 2nd floor + large bonus room with a pool table. 2 stacked porches in the back overlooking the golf course, the top one being screened-in + 1 covered porch in the front overlooking a pond. New roof and new HVAC unit. Separate 2-car garage with pull down staircase to storage above. Close proximity to the Club and the...
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