Anyone considering a home renovation project has had to consider the question of whether they'll see a decent return on their investment. In order to appeal to today's decerning buyer, it's a good idea to keep up on the latest property trends. The last thing you want to do is plunge a large amount of money into a remodeling project that really will not add any substantial value to your home.
Two of the most common areas of the home that receive makeovers for the sake of increasing the resale value are kitchens and bathrooms. As any real estate agent will tell you, these two areas are sure to receive the most attention during an open house; for many people, having an updated and beautiful kitchen or bathroom floor can be a make-or-break issue in terms of purchasing a home.
Walk-in showers have replaced whirlpool tubs as the must-have bathroom inclusions, most people will ditch the tub to have a big walk-in shower if they don't have room for both.
The bathroom is considered to be the workhorse of all the rooms in your house; it’s subject to more wear and tears on a daily basis than probably any other room. Walk-in showers have replaced whirlpool tubs as the must-have bathroom inclusions, most people will ditch the tub to have a big walk-in shower if they don't have room for both. Many of us just don't have time to take a bath, so a walk-in shower makes way more sense than giving away all that square footage for a tub that rarely gets used. If you're in search of a great Sandpoint Idaho tile contractor, Shipton Tile Works does wonderful shower tile installations at a fair price and they're located right here in Sandpoint. For the money you'll spend, you will really get something that you'll use everyday.
On the other hand, it may not be wise to spend money remodeling the bathroom if it's the only one you've got. Your money would probably be better spent adding a second. As charming as older homes are, the charm wears off for most people somewhere between three and four bedrooms with just one bathroom.
The important thing to remember is that your remodeling project needs to reflect your neighborhood. It may not be the best idea to invest thousands of dollars into luxurious renovations unless your neighborhood is full of very high-end houses. On the other hand, if your kitchen or bathroom looks about 20 years out of date compared to other houses in your neighborhood, you’ll definitely be at a disadvantage when your home hits the market.
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