Archive for February 15, 2016
Although the cost of a new bathtub can be enticing, homeowners may reconsider their options once they realize that they could be spending thousands more for the installation of a new bathtub. With a new bathtub costing between $250 and $800, installation costs can be considerable, especially in older homes. Often, the width of the bathtub exceeds the width of the bathroom’s door frame; homeowners could find that they need to remove door jambs or even sections of their homes’ walls in order to complete their tub replacement project.
Add in the cost of professional contractors and labor, and many homeowners are considering refinishing bathtub surfaces themselves. Experts advise taking care to cover floors and adjacent tile surfaces, and allotting at least a full day for the newly refinished bathtub surfac
When you decide it’s time to buy a home, you can choose between existing homes and new ones. There are pros and cons to both, and the decision of what real estate for sale to buy can come down to personal preference.
Whether you are looking for beach property, a condo or a single-family home, existing homes are likely to be cheaper than new homes of a similar size and scope. This is because labor, materials and land costs have continued to rise over the years faster than the appreciation of existing homes. So if you want a new home, you should be prepared to pay a premium for it.
Another advantage to focusing your real es