Renovating Vs. Moving

Renovating vs. Moving

The decision to move or renovate your existing home has always been a daunting question every homeowner has contemplated at one time or another. Renovating vs. moving is not an easy decision to come to, and ultimately only you, as homeowner, can find the answer as to which makes the most sense for you and your family. As you weigh this crucial decision, here are some considerations you may want to take under advisement before making your final determination.

Whether you are leaning towards home renovation or purchasing a new home, you must consider that there are costs on both sides of the table. Home renovation requires a financial investment for the remodeling projects. If you decide to move, there are closing costs during the purchase and sale of both properties and potential remodeling costs on the new home you purchase.

Remodeling may not be for you and your family. In most cases, this holds true for anyone who is looking to change their location. Not every renovation is worth the time, money, and effort; this is a determination that a licensed general contractor can help you reach.

On the other hand, for homeowners who love their existing location and home, but feel like the structure could just use some tweaks; then home renovation is most likely the best bet. The advantage to a home renovation is that, in most cases, a general contractor would only need to make a few adjustments that could hopefully be performed within budget. This would save the considerable hassle and expense of uprooting your family and moving to a new home.

The decision between renovating vs. moving is a difficult one. Luckily, the professional general contractor team at Center Island Contracting has a wealth of knowledge in the field of home renovation. Before you decide to sell your home and move, consider having one of our general contractor team members evaluate your home renovation project. For more information, call 631-465-9765 or contact us today.