What to Expect When Renovating Your Home

Posted by Hartanov Real Estate Team on Friday, October 14th, 2016 at 12:46pm.

renovating your home


Renovating your home
can be an exciting time however it can also be a crazy time.  If you are planning to renovate your home in order to try to get it on the market but you’re not sure what all it will entail, you have come to the right place.  Below are a few things that may arise during the renovation process. 

  1.  Your daily life will be different until the renovations are completed.  You may not be able to walk into the house the same as you have been.  You may have to take a different route from one room to another while renovations are taking place in order to not get in the way.  You will likely have to stay out of the area that is being renovated all together until it is complete.  This fact is just the way it is and if you think about how your home will look once all the renovations are complete, it may be worth it to you. 
  2. Another thing that may take place during home renovations is your home will become one large mess, at least in the part in which the renovations are taking place.  Realize now that once it’s all said and done the mess will be gone so don’t worry too much about it.  If you happen to be ocd, you may want to close your eyes as you walk passed the renovations that are in progress in order to not lose your cool.  Rest assured that the contractors will be done and out of your hair soon and all will be normal again. 
  3. Another thing you might find while having renovations done on your home is that your stress level may be heightened.  As mentioned earlier if you have to close your eyes and try to ignore the situation as you walk past the area of renovation, then you will have to do just that.  Try not to let it stress you out and focus on what your home will look like in the end.  Again, if you are thinking about selling you can concentrate on how much more of an offer you will likely get as a result of the renovations and this should help with your stress level. 
  4. Many times once you start the renovation process  you realize half way in that it is going to cost you a bit more than you had anticipated.  Be ready for this issue because it will likely arise. 

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