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10 Tips for Your Next Multi-Family Renovation

December 19th, 2019 |

Multi-family real estate is booming. With less working-age professionals buying houses, you can rest assured that any investment you make in your space will be profitable. You know that not every investment will result in immediate cash-flow, so here are some well-researched, handy tips to keep in mind when you are considering your next multifamily renovation. R.H. Blanchard has you and your multifamily renovation covered.


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Home Renovation Projects: To DIY or Not to DIY?

December 13th, 2019 |

Your home will always need work performed to maintain or improve your quality of life. Many people are looking for a cost-effective solution when it comes to home remodeling, repair, or general upkeep of their property. One question for homeowners facing their property needs that comes up when doing a home renovation projects is “when is it appropriate to DIY or when should I hire a contractor?”


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Remodeling Boston Properties? 5 Advantages of Independent Contractors

December 5th, 2019 |

Boston is a fast-growing city, which is ready to accept new opportunities for development, attract fresh talent, and create a healthy environment for the population. Remodeling properties is an important part of the process.

A smart approach to choosing a contractor for remodeling Boston properties doesn’t just ensure the desired outcome, it saves money, time, and effort while helping you maintain tough deadlines.

One of the choices each company faces is whether to hire a local independent contractor. Let’s talk about the advantages of such a selection.


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Why to Hire Local Contractors for Historic Building Rehabilitation

November 21st, 2019 |

Property remodeling and building rehabilitation is an extensive investment, especially in the case of historic buildings. It not only requires a lot of extra care when handling old structures but also demands a certain level of dedication for the final result to be both functional and aesthetically appealing.

One of the best ways to handle the task of rehabilitation of a historic property is by hiring a local independent contractor to do your job. There are certain established benefits of this choice as discussed in detail in this article. Read on to know more. (more…)

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How to Hire a Construction Contractor

November 7th, 2019 |

Your home is probably your most valuable asset, and you’d not want poor quality construction details. Choosing a contractor based on the price only increases the chances of project failure and may result in significant costs in the long run. That’s why you should do your due diligence before engaging a contractor. Fortunately, there are many experienced construction contractors available.

All you need is to seek referrals and interview the potential hires for you to find the right one. Ensure that you sign a detailed contract before the work begins, and regularly inspect the work done. Here are the factors to consider when choosing who to hire for your construction project: (more…)

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Boston Seaport: An Apartment Construction Case Study

October 24th, 2019 |

Boston Seaport is a thriving community on the city’s famed harbor. However, as recently as 2010, most of the area was a wasteland primarily consisting of parking lots and decrepit piers. A city-led “work/live/play” initiative announced in the same year spurred the area’s development. What had been approximately 1,000 underused acres now bustles with the activity of restaurants, retail outlets, corporate offices, hotels, and parks in fulfillment of the “work” and “play” components of the initiative.

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3 Kitchen Remodeling Myths Debunked by An Independent Contractor

October 10th, 2019 |

It’s considered common knowledge that if you can only update two rooms in your home, you should update your kitchen and your bathroom. The kitchen serves as the heart and hearth of a home, and a good kitchen remodel can exponentially increase the value of your property. However, just as quickly as you can make money by remodeling your kitchen well, you can lose money if you don’t understand how to remodel your kitchen. In this Q&A, an independent contractor gives you the dish on kitchen remodels, debunking some popular industry myths. (more…)

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5 Considerations When Choosing a Remodeling Contractor

September 26th, 2019 |

Remodeling a home can be extremely rewarding once completed, but in order to get to the final finish line, there will be many decisions to make and challenges to navigate along the way. One of the first decisions, and often the most crucial, is choosing the right remodeling contractors. While there are many options in the Boston area, narrowing it down to one that will be able to provide quality oversight, and finish on time and within budget may be a bit hard.

Here are 5 important factors to consider when choosing. (more…)

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4 Reasons to Invest in Multi-Family Construction Properties

September 12th, 2019 |

Investing in a multifamily construction property may seem like something that is out of your league but actually may not be as far-fetched as you think. With perseverance and careful planning, it is a great opportunity. With about 64% of the Boston population renting their living spaces over owning it outright, this is a great opportunity to invest in the beautiful city.

Here are 4 fantastic reasons to invest in multi-family real estate and why R.H. Blanchard Contract & Design is a great company to partner with for your construction needs. (more…)

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