Sometimes when people are ready to sell there home, they have an inflated idea of what their project has added to the value of their home. The truth is, a home is only worth what the market dictates, it does not always equate with the hard earned money, or sweat equity that you have put in. So if you area going to live there a while, remodel in a way which you will get enjoyment out of the property while you are there. If you are remodeling for the purpose of sale, take a close look at what your return will be – It will surely bring a quicker sale, but will it bring the added value you are looking for? Either way, the chart below based on research from the National Association of Realtors will help to give you a realistic picture of of what you can expect in the way of a return, featuring the top ten remodeling projects to give you the best bang for your buck.
Popcorn ceilings, love em or hate em. My experience with clients is that most don’t really like them. I always love to see tips from Ron Hazelton, and here is his take on removing a popcorn ceiling.