Investing in a remodel is a venture that benefits your quality of life for many years to come. From simple, money-saving upgrades and layout refinements to full-fledged additions, there are a variety of avenues to pursue when embarking on a remodel. While it may seem like a lot of work on the front end, keep in mind these reasons why remodeling your house now makes more sense in the long run.
A remodel boosts your home’s value.
With the real estate market on the rise, the median price for homes in the Denver area has skyrocketed. Very few homeowners are opting to list their property; most are sitting tight and electing to remodel.
Regardless of intentions to list, a freshly remodeled home allows your property to stand out from the rest. Appraisers assess the value of your home by examining a variety of factors beyond basic curb appeal. When determining the worth of your property, appraisers evaluate the condition of its interior, whether or not it has upgrades and extras, and how it compares to other homes in your neighborhood.
If your home has an extra bedroom, a state-of-the-art kitchen, a finished basement or a professionally designed interior, appraisers take note and the price of your home will positively reflect these improvements. Should the time ever come to list your property, a remodel differentiates your home from the multitude of other options on the market.
Investing in energy efficiency saves you money.
An investment in your home, the environment and your savings account, renovating your home to be more energy efficient will benefit you now and far into the future. From energy-efficient heating, cooling, and hot water systems to Energy Star rated appliances and windows, there are ample opportunities to make these kinds of efficiency improvements.
The sooner you update your spaces to be more environmentally sustainable, the sooner you’ll start saving on energy bills. For many energy-efficient products, there rebates available and rebate finder resources online. In addition to initial discounts, investing in energy efficiency saves you thousands of dollars over the years and makes your home more desirable, increasing its value in time.
Renovating makes your home more comfortable.
Remodeling your house is about optimizing and enhancing the level of comfort you get from your space. Your home should feel like a relaxing retreat, reflective of your personal style. If your current house leaves you wanting more, don’t waste time wishing it was different, plan for a remodel now and achieve the level of contentment you deserve.
Improve the functionality of your home.
As you age and your family grows, what you need out of your home inevitably changes. Perhaps your kitchen layout is difficult to navigate or your children have outgrown their shared childhood bedroom. A remodel is the perfect opportunity to update the functionality of your home and accommodate your shifting lifestyle demands. With more space for living and storage, you won’t feel like every nook and cranny in your home is on the verge of overflowing. If you plan to be in your house for a long time after retirement, consider remodeling according to the Aging-In-Place Checklist.
With so much competition in the home remodeling industry, gone are the days of long wait times when dealing with contractors. Today’s renovation professionals are waiting in the wings to help you get underway with planning and executing the home upgrades you want. Contact Factor Design Build today and prepare to achieve a home environment that will benefit you years into the future.