4 Reasons to Renovate
Your Apartment Instead of
While moving to a new apartment may sound like an exciting prospect, is it
necessarily the right thing to do? Do you need to move, or could you save money
by staying right where you are and renovating your apartment to make it more
comfortable, spacious, stylish and functional?
And that’s the million-dollar question! But to help you answer it, here are 5
compelling reasons why a renovation project could be the answer to all your
1.It can help you stay in an area you love
If you have great neighbors, good local amenities and feel safe and content in
your area, renovating your apartment could help you stay right where you are
and continue enjoying all the benefits of your location.
Oftentimes, the decision to move is one based upon the apartment itself and its
condition, rather than a desire to move out of the neighborhood or to another
area of town. By talking things over with a professional construction company
and having their designer sit down with you to talk over your existing apartment
and the issues you’re facing, you can come up with a range of renovation
solutions to avoid a costly move out of a neighborhood you love.
● Gain extra space by creatively using the space you already have
While this isn’t always possible in an apartment – and a lot will depend upon its
size – refiguring the layout and adding a room or two can help solve your space
issues, and prevent you from having to up sticks and move.
● Get a great return on your investment
Some renovation projects give a greater return on their investment than others,
while some give none at all. Talk your project over with a reliable construction
company to determine the extent of the work, and then discuss it with your real
estate agent to get a better idea of the local market and how much you could
expect to get back on your investment when you sell your home.
● Get a stand-out apartment in your block
Again, a conversation with your local real estate agent can