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When you own a home, you will have something done at some point. If you’ve never handled a major home renovation or restoration, this guide is for you. Here, we will offer a brief rundown of things you might expect based on common home updates.   The Contractor Vetting Process   You can’t just pick the first contractor you see in your search results. If you want the best possible job, you’ll have to...

There are different reasons for converting your home to a rental. Maybe the house was on the market and you figured it might take too long to sell it. It could also be that you inherited the property and you don’t want to sell it. Or, you’re among the many property owners looking to supplement their income by turning their homes into long-term rentals. Regardless of the reason, you must...

If you’d like to become part of the 51 percent of U.S. small business owners that are age 50+, flipping houses in the Hill Country, could be your ticket to success. If you want to make sure your company flourishes, here’s what you need to know. Finding and Buying the Perfect Flip Property While it might assume that simply choosing a low-cost house in disrepair is all it takes to start a...

For most of us in the Hill Country, the allure of building a dream home on a lot that we have selected is undeniable. We like to visualize that perfect home in a perfect place – the scenery, the drive to work, and the exclusivity of not having the same plans as your neighbor. People often start their new home journey with two major options: building on your own lot...

The vacation rental industry has exploded over the last decade. It’s now normal to stay in someone else’s home, and more and more travelers are discovering the benefits. In many cases, vacation rentals are more comfortable, more private, and offer more amenities than a hotel stay. Plus, it’s often less expensive.    There are plenty of benefits to consider as an investor as well. You can generate steady passive income, enjoy value...

Time is money, and if your rental property is vacant, you are losing money day after day. While you may be only thinking about the home itself, you may be losing renters before they even walk into the house. But there are some tricks of the trade to make your rental property eye-appealing from the start. CMW General Contractors has the skills and expertise to help you design and create...

Simple Updates can go a Long Way to Further Your Bathroom Remodel   Thinking about taking on a home improvement project? One of the most popular rooms to renovate in any house is the bathroom—after all, you use it every day! You might be thinking about selling your home, or perhaps you’re tired of outdated fixtures. Either way, you’ve decided that it’s time to renovate. In a bathroom, you’re looking for a few essential...

Kitchen renovations are some of the most labor-intensive and costly changes you can make to your home - but they can also be the most rewarding. There are a number of things you should keep in mind before starting a kitchen renovation project - we’re going to go over seven of them, to better prepare you for the renovation process:   What’s the Purpose of Your Renovation?   Is this renovation for you, or...

Whether you live in the urban metropolis of San Antonio or you've got a sprawling ranch out in the Hill Country, one thing is always true: barbecue culture is big in Texas. Moving toward warmer weather means more and more homeowners are going to be heading to the backyard to fire up the grill. If you’re like most homeowners, you spend hours at your grill creating delicious meals for your...

One of the latest real estate trends to take hold in the United States is the “barndominium” concept. You can find pictures of them across many social media platforms, especially Instagram, and these unique homes provide owners with access to country charm while sticking to the benefits of this form of property ownership. These metal barns (and sometimes wood or stone) receive conversions so that they become usable living spaces. By...