Dream Home: The Property Brothers’ Ultimate Guide to Finding & Fixing Your Perfect House
You’ve seen Drew and Jonathan Scott performing inspiring transformations on rundown homes on HGTV. In Dream Home: The Property Brothers’ Ultimate Guide to Finding & Fixing Your Perfect House the Scott brothers provide relatable advice and solutions to show homeowners how to achieve our own dream home. Dream Home includes plenty of tips and tricks you won’t see on TV, making it a must-have resource not just for fans but for any homeowner. Drew and Jonathan’s personalities shine throughout, mixing professional advice with hundreds of fabulous full-color photos, plenty of humor and personal anecdotes.
Drew and Jonathan Scott prove to be an authority on finding and creating a great home. The book is informative, easy to navigate, and answers important questions for anyone looking to fix or find their perfect home. This This essential guide helps you make smarter decisions by dissecting in detail what factors to consider when selling, buying and remodeling a house.
This book delivers a wealth of information on attaining your dream home on time and on budget. The brothers cover many money related topics including the hidden costs of moving, smart negotiating tactics, and advice on buying quality home materials and appliances. One handy feature is the calendar of key dates for finding the best deals on home products.
The brothers' humor and candid voice helps make the abundance of information easy to digest and not overwhelming. Features like "Brother vs Brother" (where Jonathan and Drew discuss a topic from their individual points to view) and "Realty Check" (where they offer real estate and renovation tips) present information clearly but in a conversational tone. The buying and selling chapters include helpful specifics on what to invest in your home to make a home more sellable, and what to look for in a house you want to buy.
The book provides a great foundation for readers facing costly home improvement decisions. There are recommendations for simple projects you could tackle on your own, and what you should NEVER attempt unless you are a pro. The chapter, The Pros Have It, is extremely useful in that it tells you who does what on a construction site, The sections on costly remodel mistakes and remodeling myths are also worth the cover price.
All this practical advice is accompanied by plenty of fabulous photos of their projects. The brothers' have great taste so naturally their home decor advice is just as helpful as their advice on buying and remodeling. They discuss the important things to keep in mind when decorating your rooms and provide attractive pictures that tell the story that express those design concepts. For all the professional advice and glossy pictures, the book never loses it's personal touch. It's filled with personal anecdotes and personality.