Once you have compiled the list of the changes that you would like to make to your house, the next step is to prioritize the list. I typically ask clients to organize their list into three categories- 1. Must have; 2. Wouldn’t it be great if…; 3. Blue sky. The exercise of prioritizing should definitely be done with your partner or spouse and usually involves some negotiating and compromise in order to arrive at a shared conclusion. You probably won’t accomplish everything on your list but it is still helpful to clarify and define the changes are most important to you and your family.