Move or Improve?


Whether you decide to remodel your home or move to a new one, it could cost you big bucks. Here are some things to consider when making the decision.

Reasons to stay
You will create the home you want.
Remodeling can be a good investment.
You like your neighborhood and the schools are good.
You enjoy remodeling.

Reasons to move
You want better schools.
Your home has an awkward layout.
Your home already is the largest and nicest on the block.
You dont like your neighborhood.

Source: Adapted from Remodel or Move? Make the Right Decision by Dan Fritchen, ABCD Publishing LLC, 2005.

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