Real estate leads – Residential remodeling may be the solution if your current home is no longer suitable to your life style and needs. You may feel a bit crowded if your family has grown with the addition of children, or older relatives have joined your household. Sometimes it’s not a matter of enough space, but you are just tired of the way your house looks, or its lack of functionality. Before you commit to moving to a new home, take a little time to analyze your situation.
Do you like the neighborhood you presently live in? Are you close to friends and family? Would it be disruptive to your children if the have to transfer to a new school? Have you considered what it would really cost to move?
The October 2012 average selling price of a home in Savage, MN was about $255,000. If you paid a 5% real estate sales commission, that would be $12,750. Your closing costs on a new home would be more than $3,000, and the cost of a local move for a six room house could exceed $5,000. So far that’s already over $20,000. Invariably, there will be many additional costs for moving in expenses, which could easily add another $5,000 to $10,000. If you basically like where you are, why not just use a portion of that money for a residential remodeling and change your existing home to meet your needs?
If it’s just the appearance that you’d like to change, something as simple as fresh paint, new carpeting, or hard wood floors can make a tremendous difference. If it’s the exterior you want to change, Fresh paint, or new siding and new windows can accomplish the job. These residential remodeling projects will add value to your home while making …Read More