While we love all our properties on HomeAway.com, you, the travelers, have definitely played favorites. We took a look at which vacation homes received the most love on social media and we have good news: spring is almost here! In just a few days one of the liveliest seasons for travel will begin, presenting the perfect opportunity for you to dust off and use up some of those vacation days you had saved.Read More
Hawaii is one of the most beautiful places on earth – and its crystal-clear water, miles of white sand beaches and lush landscapes are just a few reasons why. Of its more than 100 isles and atolls, Hawaii is known for its eight main islands. Four of those - Hawaii, Oahu, Maui and Kauai - are where travelers can find the top attractions and accommodations. Whether you’re looking to watch lava flows at Kilauea or lay on the black sands of Punaluu beach, everyone can find something to enjoy in paradise. Check out a few of our favorite Hawaiian HomeAways, offering picturesque views, private pools and room to relax.Read More
Ever fantasize about finding a fixer-upper in an idyllic spot and making it your own? Or maybe you loved the decor at a cottage, converted barn or tiny seaside house where you spent a long, cozy weekend away and wish your own home had the same snug interior?
Why stop at dreaming? If your kitchen is due for a revamp, or if you simply feel like making a few small changes, let these beautiful homes inspire you to turn your cooking space into the sort you’d find in your dream weekend hideaway — but one you can come home to every night.Read More
From South Beach to Little Havana, the city of Miami is a bustling, vibrant mecca with a lot to offer its many annual visitors. Year-round warm weather, world-class beaches and authentic food awaits those who venture to the "Magic City". Travelers can take the MacArthur Causeway over Biscayne Bay and explore Miami Beach, where one can find the country's liveliest nightlife. If you're not into that scene, the famed barrier island is the perfect place to simply lay on the white sands, with a drink in hand.Read More
For years, wallpaper has been overlooked in favor of a simpler, more affordable wall covering: paint. While a can of color will always be the easiest way to change up the look of a room, more and more people are rediscovering just how high-impact wallpaper can be when it comes to adding texture, tone and visual interest to a space.Read More
2017 has been flying by and the only good consolation? Spring break is nearly upon us! HomeAway is hosting an hour-long chat on spring break travel on Wednesday, March 1st, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. CST.Read More
A Houzz reader recently posted this question: "What do you do if you're renting, and your kitchen needs a good makeover? We're allowed to paint, but we can't do anything about the awful ceiling, the insanely bad layout, or the random peninsula that clearly came off the Starship Enterprise. Any thoughts for those of us who are renting and don't want to put TOO much money into a kitchen that isn't technically theirs?"Read More
Renovating your garage can attract more tenants and boost the market value of your rental property, all while putting more money into your pocket thanks to a 65 percent ROI.
When updating the garage, consider adding enhanced fixtures, storage, internal hardware and visual interest. These upgrades will transform the space into both a functional and aesthetic extension of the home.Read More