Model homes are built to sell every upgrade the builder offers. We loved the kitchens in the models we toured, but after pricing out each upgrade with the builder, vs. what it would cost to DIY or hire it out later, we realized the kitchen was one place we could save some cost and DIY. … Continue reading DIY or BUY: Under Cabinet Lighting
Kitchens can be the most expensive area to upgrade during the new home construction process. The included options are the absolute base items available from the builder. While we might all be willing to make sacrifices in upgrades in our upper levels, where we spend most of our time sleeping, we all want Pinterest-worthy kitchens … Continue reading DIY or BUY: Cabinet Hardware
So many factors weigh into the decision to build new vs. purchase an existing home, and those factors are different for every family. We remodeled our last home, and while it was worth the financial investment, we decided that this season of life wasn't the right time for new projects. We spent a few months … Continue reading Building New: Should you use a Real Estate Agent?