Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Is Now the Time to Remodel?

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As a large percentage of the country finds their home "under water" many people are taking a fresh look at their existing home.  The neighborhood is still great and the neighborhood still is home to many dear friends so why move?  The obvious problem is the family abode is getting a little dated.  Many of our living and entertaining patterns have changed from more formal to an informal lifestyle.  Entertaining often is centered around the kitchen or outdoor living room space. These spaces flow into the great room area.  It is hard to believe that 50 years ago, guests were not even allowed in the kitchen.
Now most guests expect to be welcomed into the kitchen and we need to craft the floor plan to accommodate this change. As an added benefit of having a space where your guests feel comfortable, your homes will be more enjoyable to you as well. 
Whether you remodel your kitchen, add an outdoor room or finally add a master bath to go with the master bedroom.  With interest rates at an all time low and contractors aggressively trying to fill their schedules,right now is a great time to begin your remodel.