Consequences of Remodeling Your Home without a Permit

Remodeling without a Permit: What to Do When It’s Time to Sell the Home

You’ve remodeled your home and turned it into your castle, your refuge and your dream home. When you did the remodeling, you used reputable contractors, but because they were friends, family members or other people you knew, no one pulled permits for the work. Now, you’re trying to sell your home and you don’t know what to do.

The best option? Confess.

Read More →

Home Improvements: Why You Should Make Them Now

5 Reasons to Invest in Home Improvement Now

With the end of the recession nowhere in sight, you may have pushed those home improvements and renovations you’ve been wanting to make to the bottom of your priority list.However, now might actually be the best time to invest money in your home. Here are five reasons why you should start tackling your home improvements today, way before you even think about selling.

Read More →

Couple painting home.

Home Improvement: What It Really Costs and How to Do It Wisely

If you think spending $30,000 on a home remodeling project will increase the value of your home by $30,000, stop now before you spend a dime. The money you spend on a remodel rarely increases the value of your home dollar for dollar. Before you start spending, find out what types of remodeling projects add value to your home, how much remodeling projects add to your home’s value and how to plan an efficient and cost effective remodeling project.

Read More →