One glance at your tired and out-of-date kitchen might suggest that a renovation is necessary. However, when considering kitchen renovations, questions about cost and whether you could recover the renovation costs when you sell the home come to mind. Kitchen Renovation Factors to Consider: Cost The cost of any home improvement will vary depending on […]
Four Upgrades that Add the Most Value to Your Home
Remodeling and upgrades can help increase the return on investment (ROI) of a home; however, it is unlikely the homeowner will recoup the total cost of most upgrades. Generally, an upgrade project must fix a design or structural flaw to recover the construction cost. A home remodeling project can help increase a home’s value. But […]
Eight Simple Ways to Increase Your Home’s Curb Appeal
Curb appeal is the first impression a potential buyer gets of your home. A home’s curb appeal refers to its attractiveness when viewed from the street and is essential to consider when putting a home on the market for sale. It helps set expectations for potential buyers and positively influences a home’s value and marketability. […]
How Much is My Home Worth?
Like most everything, home values are generally subject to the law of supply and demand. However, determining a home’s worth can be difficult due to the current economic conditions, location, comparable area sales, interest rates, and other factors. Knowing a home’s current value means greater control for the homeowner. Why Understanding Home Values is Important […]
What Are the Requirements for Mortgage Pre-Approval?
A pre-approval letter is a document from a lender based on certain assumptions, stating the maximum the lender is willing to lend to purchase a home. When applying for a mortgage pre-approval, the lender typically requires information about your credit, employment, income, debts, and assets to determine your creditworthiness. Documents Needed for Mortgage Pre-Approval Here […]