If you have been considering to Relocate to the Santa Clarita Valley or other Southern California community – you might want to consider doing a small amount of remodeling. This is if there are other homes in competition that have been remodeled. Some love Corian Counters – but to some Granite is the true update. You need to have an agent that knows the true value when it comes to remodeling – you need to work out the numbers to make sure your money, that is invested in the remodel, will return to you. (times X a Certain Amount x).
There are many popular remodel items which turn into trends for the home, and a recent list has been compiled of the most popular remodel items for 2011. The list includes many past favorites like bathrooms and decks, recent hits like going green, and, of course, popular color trends of today. Added to the list is how remodel items are paid for, pointing out the trend to pay in cash as opposed to taking out a loan to have improvements made to a home.
It is always interesting to read about what is “in” as far as home design goes, but the bottom line when remodeling is to make your home match your needs. If you are thinking about remodeling your home and are planning to live in it for quite some time then the changes that you make should reflect your lifestyle and what you want from your home so that it suits your needs. On the flip side, if you are remodeling your home in the hopes of selling it and maximizing your profit then you may want to take note of the current trends so that your home attracts the most buyers.
We operate under the REMAX of Santa Clarita Brokerage – We have been utilizing our own Custom form of REMAX Relocation Services. We are Head Quartered in the Santa Clarita Valley and serve all of Southern California – We have some guest Bloggers – a Young Lady that specializes in Las Vegas Relocation – Renee will be talking from time to time on our Relocation Blog, please welcome her Guest Authorship!
Click here to read the “12 Biggest Remodeling Trends for 2011” from CBS Money Watch.