Many time, a real estate agent is asked to give tips to home sellers. After living in a home for a while, owners face the question: should I remodel or move out? The answer is: it depends.
Ask yourself include what you are trying to achieve, how much budget you have, and how long you anticipate living in the finished results. Sometimes, it can be less expensive to move into a property that’s a better fit from the start than to noodle around with what you’ve got.
In either case, a well-designed home can function different ways for different families – or for the same family as its family changes over time. Empty-nesters tend to want more entertainment space inside and out. Families with children entering the teen years might sacrifice lawn for more living areas inside. It’s your life and your choice.
Your home is an investment you want to grow with time. But unlike owning stocks and bonds, you actually live in your home. It’s hard to put a number on how you value your home, street and neighbors. Don’t discount the pleasure of living in it!