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Jason Taub - Realtor

10 Tips for a Successful Home Remodel

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Whether you’re prepping before a sale or renovating the home you just bought, these tips can ensure you come out the other side sane and happy with the result.

1. Don’t over-improve. Ask a local Realtor for listings on comparable homes so you can determine if it make sense to invest as much as you plan. This is especially important if you expect to sell in the near future.

2. Set a realistic budget. Include a cushion for unforeseen expenses.

3. Hire good help. Interview several contractors for each part of the job and look for workers with at least three years’ experience and good reviews. Also, check references and, ask to visit their current work sites to make sure they’re safe and well organized.

4. Insist on a detailed contract and timeline.

5. Prepare for noise, dust, delays and inconvenience

6. Safeguard children and pets from harmful chemicals, power tools and open doors.

7. Photograph every room so you have a record if something goes missing.

8. Pack valuables and cover furniture in adjacent rooms

9. Communicate frequently with your contractor, especially if you’re not satisfied with some aspect. It’s better to get problems resolved during construction that trying to get them fixed later.

10. Conduct a careful inspection before final payment.

Sources: Angie’s List, US News & World Report, BH&G, homeadvisor.com

About Jason Taub - Realtor

Native South Floridian. Resident of downtown Fort Lauderdale for 8 years. Served on the Board of Directors for condo association of 400+ units. Extensive knowledge of the Fort Lauderdale area and Broward County. Buy, Sell, Rent - I've got you covered.

About D'Angelo Realty Group

From the inception of the downtown Fort Lauderdale condo market, consistently year after year, D’Angelo Realty Group has been the local market leader with a proven track record and longevity of listing and selling luxury estates in the greater East Fort Lauderdale area. Closing well over 1,200 condominium transactions and over $2 billion in real estate sales, the expertise within our full scale real estate brokerage will secure the highest market value for sellers and negotiate the most equitable price attainable for our buyers.

Contact Jason today for all of your real estate needs. Available 24/7.

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