For most of us our home is our most valuable asset. Of course, in today’s real estate market that may be an issue at the moment, but if you can’t sell your house and move, then you may as well develop the right Home Remodeling project and enjoy your home if you’re going to be there for a while.
Home Remodeling is an expensive proposition and finances must be considered. Planning starts with establishing what Type of Remodeling Project you are proposing, and why.
Home Values, Resale, and Buying:
The first question most people have about Remodeling is whether or not it is worth all the time and expense.
What always makes this such a difficult question to answer, as the Homeowner, is the emotional factor.
People tend to get very attached to their homes for sentimental reasons. When you are considering a Remodeling Project, you really need to take a look at the financial aspects as an equal factor when making a decision about your home. You don’t want to put a lot of money remodeling a home that is in a neighborhood that is in a downward spiral in market price because it belonged to your Mother. Nor do you want to spend all the money and aggravation it costs to sell your home and move, to get a new kitchen when you could have remodeled your own kitchen for less.
So, how do you figure all this out?
Start with our Checklist…
Determine the existing value of your Home (use services like Trulia.com or Zillow.com
Discuss your potential ideas with a trusted Designer or Contractor
If you want hard numbers on a potential Remodeling Project
Talk to your local Real Estate Professional
Check out Cost vs Value Reports on Remodeling
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