Category Archives: Remodeling Budget Ideas

10 Common Pitfalls of Remodeling, Part 1


It is true in remodeling, as it is in world history that people are likely to repeat the mistakes of those that have gone before them. To help address this issue, I have compiled a list of the 10 most … Continue reading

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Budgeting your remodeling projects


The simplest way to decide your budget is to use Remodeling Magazine’s Cost Versus Value chart for the San Francisco Bay Area.  This is a user-friendly chart which lists the most common types of remodeling projects and the average cost and … Continue reading

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Estimate the upside potential of your home’s value


Use Zillow.com to research the estimated value of the homes in your neighborhood.   Evaluate how your existing house compares to the neighborhood average and what the upside potential will be with improvements. If you are remodeling an existing living space … Continue reading

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