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Camp Miller, our Airbnb,  is a project we will never forget. We bought the property the day our son was born.!

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The Little River House kitchen was a top-to-bottom renovation. This room gave us the biggest bang for our buck.

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Our Little River House was our first major home renovation project. We made a year's salary in one flip.

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We would highly recommend Becca. She went well above and beyond for us in the sale of our previous house and getting us into our dream home! She was quick to get back to us and answer any of our questions and or concerns. She handled the few hiccups we had with ease. Nothing but great things to say!

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Becca is very easy to work with and guided us through our first home buying purchase smoothly!

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Becca is so sweet and knowledgeable. I’ve worked for her and seen her in action with clients and would recommend her 1000%!

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Becca is so wonderful to work with! She listens, gives advice but never oversteps, and is on your side throughout the whole process. So refreshing to work with someone who communicates effectively. Becca made this process doable for us…recommend 100%!!!

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I am a licensed Realtor and DIY home makeover-er with a background in teaching everyone from 6-12, university students, and adult professionals.

I am here to empower YOU to make your design a reality! I teach you how to make the best financial and aesthetic moves for the scope of your project. We will maximize your ROI. Even if you aren't planning on selling your home, think of the equity you will gain in a short time!

Becca McLagan

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From downloadable PDF e-books to video-based courses, the School Store has a little something for everyone. Grab what you need to make smart home design choices!


I help people in the Fox Valley area buy & sell their homes. For those not in my corner of the world, I educate and guide you towards successful renovations that lead to successful home sales!


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With a blend of foundational renovation skills, re-purposed materials, and strategic spending & outsourcing, you can absolutely DIY for ROI. 
Don't get stuck in the details- make a plan and let's get started!

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I’ve been where you are now. I’m ready to sell this home, this place is too small, I know my family needs something different, and [insert all other reasons to move]. It’s an exciting time! It can also be stressful. As homeowners looking to move on, we must balance our budget, timeline, and all the […]

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  Camp Miller Kitchen Renovation Series Part 2 I write this next installment as I sit in my finished, renovated kitchen. I have a hot latte in front of me because we have the appliances to make this possible. I had scrambled eggs earlier from the stovetop. These small moments feel like major accomplishments.  If […]

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You know that giant pile of money you’ve been sitting on that’s collecting dust, waiting to be put to use in your brand new kitchen? Yeah, me neither. The far more common scenario is this: 1) you have a vision for your kitchen remodel, and 2) you have limited time and money. That’s the situation […]

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Camp Miller Kitchen Renovation Series Part 1 There’s an old adage (I’m not sure where I heard it, or if it’s old, or if it’s an actual adage), that goes something like this: ‘Whatever your renovation timeline is, double it.’ The DIY kitchen remodel at Camp Miller is no exception. When Matt and I bought […]

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If you’ve been following our crazy adventure, you already know that this past year just about killed us. I mean it. There have been so many times when we questioned if buying Camp Miller, our vacation rental cabin, was worth it. But now I’m sitting in the kitchen of our renovated cabin, writing this post, […]

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The DIY Hallway Wainscoting Project DIY design projects can be tricky. I constantly find myself designing around these questions: Can I do this project on my own? Will I have to learn a new skill? How much money do I have? How much time do I have? The answer to these four questions shapes my […]

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Finding yourself scrolling Zillow, day-dreaming of ditching your out-grown home? Been there, my friend! If you feel it's time to to move on,  let's get you ready for the adventure!

Let's see if you're ready to sell. Take this short 5 question quiz to unlock  an extensive individualized plan for you!

“Continuous improvement is better than delayed perfection” - Mark Twain

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