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Renovating vs selling your home: What’s best for you?

What do you do if you love your home’s location and the area, but the home no longer fits your growing family’s needs? Do you stay and renovate your existing home or find a home that meets your developing criteria? “At some stage, many homeowners, particularly those still living in their starter homes, will be faced with the decision of either moving or renovating their existing home to accommodate their needs,” says Adrian Goslett, Regional Director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa. Many homeowners, particularly those still living in their starter homes, will be faced with the decision of either moving or…

Mar 05, 2018 / by admin / No Comments

10 Things to Do Before the Renovation Begins

An article by: Laura Gaskill With workers traipsing in and out of your living space, dust and dirt everywhere, and entire areas of your home unusable for the duration, home remodeling projects can be extremely disruptive to daily life. But a little smart planning ahead of time can make things run more smoothly. Here are 10 items to tick off your list before the chaos begins, for a safer and (slightly) less intrusive renovation. 1. Pare down and pack up. Go through the room(s) that will be part of the remodel and pare back to the essentials. When you must…

Jul 18, 2016 / by admin / No Comments

Renovation in your future?

There are many reasons why you might consider renovating your home. You love your neighborhood and wish to stay in your home but it no longer suits your taste/needs. Your family dynamics have changed (kids have grown) which has changed how you use your current space. Your space is not as functional (ex. kitchen layout) as it could be. Your exterior (siding, soffits, gutters, roofing, driveway, etc.) needs some work. Your deck/exterior stairs need an update due to safety or you may wish to expand. You’ve installed a pool or hot tub and require an arbor, gazebo, exterior stairs to…

Apr 13, 2016 / by admin / No Comments