Home Improvement: Is It Worth It?

When you’re deciding how to make your “home sweet home” a little sweeter, where do you start? If you’re not sure how long you’ll live in your house, is it even worth investing the time, money and effort into new construction or upgrades? There are some updates you may want to do just to meet your personal preferences, while other improvements are important for potential buyers in the future (think roof repairs or a new A/C system). While only you can determine which changes fit your budget, this list can help you decide which updates are right for your house.

If you’re planning to sell your home, you should add these projects to your to-do list:

If you’re looking to invest some money in larger updates, you may want to consider the following:

A bigger question than “Which renovations should I complete?” could be “How am I going to pay for this?” If you’re considering making significant updates, you may want to consider a Home Equity loan, which would allow you to use the equity you’ve built up in your home to make updates and renovations.

And of course, if you’re making these updates in anticipation of selling your home, why not talk to a member of RBFCU Realty’s team of local experts? They can meet with you and put you on the fast-track to completing a successful home sale.

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