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Fiberglass attic insulation is a worthwhile upgrade

Fiberglass attic insulation is a worthwhile upgrade

If you are looking for a relatively inexpensive upgrade project for your home that will warm your cockles as well as add resale value, look up! Up into your attic, that is. Adding fiberglass insulation to your attic may not be sexy, but it’s a good investment for now and the future. According to the “Remodeling 2016 Cost vs. Value Report”, the nationwide average cost of the project is about $1,300, with an expected return of about $1500 upon resale….

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Estimating the true cost of a fixer-upper

Estimating the true cost of a fixer-upper

Everyone loves a bargain, but when you are talking about homes, how wise an investment is a fixer-upper? The answer is, it depends. Here are some key considerations. How much of the work can you do yourself and how much will you need to contract out? If you can’t do a quality job, don’t attempt it. Repairs that have obviously been done by an amateur do not increase the value of your home. True professionals earn their money, but the…

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Remodel or sell?

Remodel or sell?

You’re probably aware that we are smack dab in the middle of a strong sellers’ market, but that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s a good time for you to sell. If you’ve concluded that it’s best for you to stay put right now, despite the high prices that many homes are commanding, you may be interested in doing some remodeling. If so, the next question is what project to tackle first? Perhaps you want to find a happy medium between making…

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