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Q: Which is more beneficial,remodeling or home repairs?

Home investment is gaining more and more popularity and as such home owners are no longer afraid to venture into renovations of their house.

8 years 8 weeks ago in  Housing - Other cities

 
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I thought the market was stagnant and so called "remodelling" is mostly botched jobs. 

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If you can't repair then remodel, sometimes it's less work, unless you want a complete make over.

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8 years 7 weeks ago
 
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Home repairs are a constant from day 1. Remodelling is anyway needed after a max of 10 years, unless you like to live in a shed.

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How do you differentiate?

 

Is a home repair something like fixing a leaking ceiling?

 

Is remodeling installing new cabinets?

 

Cosmetic vs. Functional?

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obviously repairs..

remodeling needs to be done once after  a couple of yrs. repairs are constant..

esp the plumbing

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for a westerner it is a great oppertunity to play project manager and get that dream house you can't afford back home . just make sure you have some idea about plumbing and electical   or your dream will be a night mare indecision

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Remodeling is becoming more common as home owners have started opting for home improvements as an investment, since it increases the home's value and gives a good ROI.Although I agree that sometimes repairs suffice, but many renovations are insured under the home insurance plan,such as  hurricane installations and alpha impact windows.Find more info about such products.

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