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To Renovate, or NOT To Renovate

Consider the costs of renovating and how they compare to the value of your house, neighborhood real-estate values and the availability of other properties that could meet your needs.  Many times, renovations are not, or are just barely, cost effective.  Kitchens and master bedrooms typically bring higher return.  Once you have analyzed your wants and […]

Six Steps Toward Building Your Dream Home

Although conditions may vary, the design and construction of your new home will typically follow these basic steps from inception to completion:   Step 1: Deciding What to Build This first stage, called programming, is probably the most valuable time you will spend with your architect.  It is at this time you will discuss the […]