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Top Benefits of Remodeling Your Home vs. Moving to a New Place

As a homeowner feeling uncomfortable about your present living situation, you’re left with two choices- move or remodel. 


There’s plenty to consider, from your financial situation to how it impacts your home insurance. While moving to a new place may seem attractive, remodeling your current place has several benefits. 



Increased customization

Moving to a new home isn’t always the best option, as you’ll only have to make do with what you find on the homebuyers market. There’s no guarantee that you’ll find the exact architecture, room size, fixtures, or installations you prefer, especially if you’re on a limited budget.


Remodeling your existing home allows you to fully tweak the spaces to your preference in a way that purchasing a new home can never allow.


Reduced stress

Moving to a new place can be a lengthy and complicated affair. Aside from the stress of finding an agent to help you put your property on the market, you’ll have to wait until a suitable offer comes in. 


There’s no guarantee that you’ll find a seller who’ll shell out the cash you want, and it’s a bit of trial and error before you get what you want. This goes without mentioning the physical stress of moving. Remodeling takes considerably less time and energy than moving to a new place.


Reduced cost

While you may think that moving to a new place is cheaper, it’s actually the opposite. Selling your home can initially put a huge chunk of cash in your pockets but eventually cost you more further down the line.


On the other hand, a home remodel comes with immediate out-of-pocket expenses and is the more economical option in the long run. 


Emotional value

Leaving your current place becomes more difficult when you’ve been there for a long time and made memories. It could be where your first child took their first baby steps or the last place you saw an ailing grandparent.


Remodeling your current home helps you hold on to those beautiful memories and make your property truly yours and your descendants.


Property value enhancement

Moving to a new place is a costly venture, and no matter the motives for that choice, you need to consider the long-term economic impact. While you may eventually choose to sell your place, remember that a remodel is a way to enhance the value of your property.


Think of it as killing two birds with one stone. You get to keep your new place and make it more sophisticated, and you also increase its value in the event that you eventually choose to sell sometime in the future.


Transform your current space into your dream home

A home remodel isn’t something you undertake lightly.  It’s more than simply purchasing a few fixtures and hiring a handyman to get the job done. You need a professional home remodeling contractor to incorporate your preferences, lifestyle, and design choices and create a space that brings you joy and satisfaction. Call for a quote today.

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