Designed to sell updating an 80s bathroom
When we moved into our 1941 abode nearly four years ago, we definitely had our list of projects.Before we moved in, we replaced the flooring in almost the entire house and painted nearly the entire interior.
The upgrades also covered some “not as sexy, functional stuff,” like new siding and exterior paint, a new roof, and updated windows, insulation, plumbing and furnace.We can’t believe that this sophisticated upgrade only cost about $300.Sabrina, the remodeler behind “Pink Little Notebook,” completely transformed a boring, builder-grade bathroom with texture, color, and practical storage.Try to avoid anything that’s too extreme, as there’s already a lot of activity going on in the kitchen and you don’t want it to seem even busier.And always opt for a high-quality paint to ensure a durable finish.Laing purchased the house for $270,000 in 2009, and he reports it was recently assessed by a realtor at $460,000.
He says the best money he spent was the $1,000 to 2,000 it took to hire an interior designer/architect to help with planning before starting renovations.
For me, there was just way too much white, and the space felt impersonal.
I had been dreaming of gutting this little space since the day we first got the keys, but this wasn't a small project, so it took some saving, some time, and some prioritizing.
Some home renovations pay off at a much better rate than others, according to a report from ISold My House.com, a for-sale-by-owner website.
"Projects geared toward the homeowner's particular tastes, like the addition of a home music studio, have the least positive effect on asking price," says Owen Gilman, President of ISold My
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