#1 of the 10 Things You Should Know Before Renovating Your Home

#1 of the 10 Things You Should Know Before Renovating Your Home

Earlier this year, I was asked by Curbed.com about my recommendations for those who are about to embark on an apartment renovation in NYC.  It made me think about what I’ve advised my clients in the past and I thought it might be a good time to document at least 10 recommendations in a “white paper” that I could send to anyone who wanted it.  If you’re interested, fill out the form to the left or on the Resources page to get your complete copy.  Below is #1 of my 10 recommendations, which I think is the most important to do before even planning your renovation…

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1.            Get on the same page

Renovating or remodeling your home may be one of the biggest financial investments you make.  Typically, you will be making this investment and all the decisions with your spouse or partner. It’s important that you are both in agreement in terms of the overall goal of the project as well as the budget for the work. If you are doing this on your own or if your spouse/partner is willing to let you make all the decisions, you can move on to #2…