Refine search














Features

























Learn to Love your Home Again

If you've fallen out of love with your home, it is a worthwhile endeavor to rekindle that romance, and re-excite the spark that makes coming home, being home, maintaining home, and even writing out the checks a blessing. Here's how:

1. Spend time in someone else's home: When you travel, consider renting someone else's home (or part of it) on a site like Airbnb.com or VRBO.com, rather than just getting a hotel room. If you love their space, you'll leave inspired to make tweaks to yours; if you don't love it, you'll be super-grateful for your home, just as it is.

2. Inventory and fix any little glitches. It's easy to get caught up in the day-to-day duties of living. As time goes on and little things at home break or need repair, many of us fall into the habit of putting them on a list that never gets done. Over time, as the list of doors that creak and handles you have to jiggle grows longer and longer - your home starts to feel like 'broken' is the normal state of affairs at home.

3. Re-Evaluate long-ago compromises. Many people who have lived in homes for decades still have pent-up resentments and anger about compromises they made with their spouse or co-buyer during the house hunt. And that's a terrible way to live, because you spend so much time and money at and on your home - if you feel that way, it might be time to consider making a move and falling in love with a new home!

  • Posted By 
  • Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Realty
Accessibility ©2018. BHH Affiliates, LLC. An independently owned and operated franchisee of BHH Affiliates, LLC. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices and the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices symbol are registered service marks of HomeServices of America, Inc.® Equal Housing Opportunity.
realtor_icon equal_housing_icon

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Realty is powered by IDC Global and Datafloat
Real Estate website solutions | Big data and market report products for the real estate industry