HOMEOWNERS HAPPY INDEX!
Homeowners who've made home improvements say they bring them joy - fresh interior paint, new flooring and remodeled bathrooms among the projects making them happiest. But whether they live in a sparkling new suburban stunner or a decades-old fixer-upper, most homeowners say they'd be happier if they could make additional improvements. In fact, more than 70 percent of homeowners in the Tampa Bay area say they'd be happier if they could renovate more areas of thier home.

THERE'S A UNIVERSAL RECIPE FOR HOME HAPPINESS.
When it comes to homeownership, there's a simple recipe for enjoyment: A dash of function plus a pinch of pretty makes for a happy homeowner. Updated kitchens and remodeled bathrooms are the ingredients people crave most. Inside, homeowners hanker for eat-in kitchens with quartz and marble countertops, shiny new appliances, and functional kitchen islands.