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Remodeling: Cost vs. Value

Your home is your castle and should be just the way you want it to meet your needs & desires.  If the home you live in falls short, consider a renovation project. If you’re a buyer looking for a Fairfield County home, but you can’t seem to find just the right one, consider spending less money on a house that you can renovate to your specifications.

Remodeling can be a big undertaking, so go into it with your eyes wide open.  First and foremost, make sure you have the time and energy to do it right. Then evaluate how much it will cost you and how much this will improve the value of your Fairfield County home.  To help in that effort, check out the latest ‘Cost to Value Report’ which quantifies the average cost of 35 different remodeling projects and what percentage of that cost you will recoup when selling your home. Continue reading

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Smart Home Remodeling

Remodeling your Fairfield County home is a great opportunity to create optimal space for your unique lifestyle and it’s an even better opportunity to increase the value of your house.  Both very attractive options since home is your haven and mostly likely your single largest financial investment.  So when it comes time to remodel, its essential that you hire experienced professionals to help you create a practical design,  recommend products & finishings of universal style and to have everything built & installed with high quality workmanship.  Here’s a list of Fairfield County professionals that I have gathered to help make your remodel easier.

When evaluating exactly what design and materials you will use, choose what you like but also think of it from your future buyers eyes. If you are selling your home in the next few years go with what’s hot now to get the biggest return on your investment. If you are not going to sell for years to come, consider a classic design that will not go out of style. Continue reading


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Be Tech-Savvy And Future Proof Your Home

When improving your home, your first priority should always be what works best for your family, however, you also should look at it from your future buyers eyes even if you’re not planning on selling for years to come.  Here is some excellent insight from Lynn Hoffman, Sustainable Interior Designer of Lynn Hoffman Design.

If you are planning to build a new home or renovate your existing one, you will need to make a lot of planning and design decisions to guarantee the results will best reflect and satisfy the specific needs of your family.  Properly plan your project from the beginning, using a skilled contractor who understands the design, configuration, and installation of home automation. Continue reading