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When it comes to your home, you want a space that is perfect for your family’s needs. Some can achieve this by finding a house that has everything on their checklist, or even building their dream home. Others use their current home as a foundation and renovate it to their specifications. But which is better: to build your own home or renovate your current home? According to the 2018 Houzz & Home study of annual renovation trends, 58 percent of homeowners renovated their homes with a median renovation cost of $15,000. While renovations are so common, it is an expensive process and you may want more than what your current home can offer you. Building your dream home allows you to personalize everything, but it can be hard saying goodbye to your family’s home and location. There are pros and cons, whether you build a new home or choose to renovate your current home. Here are some of the things you should consider before deciding if renovating or building is the best choice for you.

Remodeling your home can be intimidating to say the very least. Finding a contractor can make your dreams come to life. Here at Holland Homes, we know what designs will work and fit in your space and will guide you from the very beginning to make reality out of your vision. At this point, you may be asking yourself:

Home building and design trends are always changing with the newest technology, better materials, and new inspiration. According to Statista, residential building improvements in the United States are estimated to value of over 200 billion U.S. dollars. The home building industry is at an all time high, with more people building personalized homes for their family, or renovating their homes to cater to their specific needs, than ever. Here are some of the current home building trends you need to know about for your own home improvement!

Home layouts are different for everyone. Some people like one-level homes some like having an upstairs. Some even like having their kitchen in their basement. To each their own. However, in recent years there has been a trend of building and locating a master suite downstairs in a home with two floors. This means that all of the regular bedrooms, the bedrooms for guests and children, are located upstairs.

While it is all based on personal preference according to City-Data, some may be wondering the pros and cons of each. Let’s take a further look into the pros and cons of locating your master suite on the first floor to help you make a decision that suits you and your family the best.

Here at Holland Homes, we understand that there is both a significant investment and a significant amount of stress that can develop during a remodel. Remodels are fantastic for a wide variety of reasons. The main reason being because they give a customer the opportunity to personalize a home to ensure it fits all their needs. During a remodel, people often focus on the larger and more exciting features like the kitchen, the bedrooms, the bathrooms and the basement. Although exciting, these larger features can often lead individuals to forget the smaller factors that are just as important in terms of functionality of your home. One of the most commonly overlooked features is where to consider and place custom storage. A home with poorly placed storage or a lack of storage space can significantly decrease resale value. There is a wide variety of locations within a home where storage can be added. Holland Homes wants to provide our clients with some information on the most popular and unique locations to add custom storage solutions throughout a home.

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