Staying in your home for an extended time is often because you love the area, have established great connections with the schools and clubs, and often have neighbours who have now become your friends. But after being there for some time, you might have outgrown the current space, due to a growing family, or want to make changes to allow you to stay even longer. Either way, planning for the future requires making a significant change to your home.
At Leonard Design and Construction we collaborate with our clients to understand the items that are really important to you and create a design to fit. We appreciate you are now planning for your future and how your home will best work for this next phase of life. During this design phase, we also undertake a number of pricing exercises to understand where your money will be spent.
It’s at this point you might hit a bit of a crossroads and start to wonder if it’s easier and cheaper to simply move home altogether? Weighing up the cost of your planned work against the likely cost of buying something that might already have many of your boxes ticked can be really and hard to figure out. So we have put together a calculator to help you through this process. We’ve done the thinking around many of the often forgotten areas, so that you can understand all the costs involved of both options before making your decision.
*Note- These calculations are a guide only, Leonard Construction Limited does not take any responsibility for decisions based on these calculations. We advise that you engage and pay for professional advice. Please contact us, for more information for your specific project.
Of course, it’s not all about the money. Where you live now has multiple links to your current life and how you live. Re-creating those links and ties takes time and you can’t put a value on them, nor guarantee they will exist in the new location. So making that decision to now go ahead and renovate or alternatively move home takes time and consideration. We hope that having the financial side of the equation covered, allows you to focus on the rest.
So if you are thinking about staying and carry out a home extension, or renovation, get in contact. We’d love to hear why you love your home and what it is you want to do to improve it for your future. Leonard Construction & Design are your home extension and renovation specialists.
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