Are you trying to decide between remodeling or building new? There is a lot to consider when starting a new build or remodel. Here are some tips on how to decide which will be best for you.
Remodeling or Building New
Deciding to remodel versus building a new home can be a daunting decision. We’re experts in working in remodels and new builds. These tips will help you to decide which route will be the best fit for you.
Which is better for your budget?
Building new can be more cost-effective than remodeling simply because you are getting to start with a new slate. With remodeling comes issues that you didn’t plan for when dealing with the homes existing structure. A remodel almost always has unexpected costs that will arise during the construction phase. If you want to stick to a schedule and not deal with all of the unexpected that can arise from a remodel, we would suggest looking into building new. Staying on track with your home project will help prevent spending more money and time on labor to achieve your result.
For the most part, when it comes to building and remodeling contractors will not be able to give you the final cost until the project is completed. These are just some things to keep in mind when it comes to staying on track and budget with your project.
Why you should remodel your home?
You should choose to remodel your home or existing home for many reasons. For instance, you love your neighborhood and it adds value to your home. Finding a new lot to build on in a well-established and rising neighborhood can be difficult. In this case, a remodel will you to increase the value of your home in your neighborhood when it comes time to sell.
Why you should build a new home?
Building a new home is for you if you’ve found a great lot in a good neighborhood. Also, if you found that remodeling a home to get what you want will cost more than you could resell for. Although, building a home may come with fewer surprises during the construction phase there are still a lot of extra costs to consider. For example, hiring an architect, builder, and buying your lot. However, you do get to more freedom by planning the floor plans of the house. It gives you more opportunity to make a home that best suits your lifestyle.
Conclusion: Remodeling or Building New
Choosing to remodel or building new there is a lot to consider. We suggest you also look into hiring an architect who is going to help out with your new home plans to discuss your best route. Feel free to contact us to talk about your next home project. We look forward to hearing from you.