Should You Move or Remodel?


It can hit you quickly. One day you wake up and realize that your current house just doesn’t fit your needs anymore.

Should you move into something new or improve what you already have?

The typical U.S. family faces this decision several times in life. Their desire for a change in living space is often precipitated by major life changes such as having children, then making room for growing teens, and again when kids move out of the home. And when families become caretakers for an aging relative, or when aging homeowners themselves need improved accessibility, it’s often time for additional changes to your home.

Whether you wish to buy new or remodel what you already have, Dwight and Bryan walk you through the pros and cons of both options in their September Building Solutions column “Should you move or should you remodel?