Step1: Analyze the Numbers

About Home Remodeling Step 1

Before you start your home improvement project, run some financial numbers to determine whether your project is a smart investment. The numbers include the estimated costs, home value assessment, financing costs, and other related calculations.

let's start with analyzing the numbers

Review cost-related issues to home remodeling vs. buying a new home. Your factors include the estimated cost of remodeling, home and neighborhood assessments, tax implications and payback benefits:

link to notes: analyze the numbers
estimate the cost of your project
get your home value

budgeting and saving money

If you decide to move forward after your assessment, let's view tips on saving construction costs and budgeting. You want to avoid spending more money that what you should to keep your overall assessment in-line:

view money saving tip$ to reduce costs
see what's needed for budgeting

for quick reference

download home remodeling map   
download our rolodex file