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  • Splurging on a vacation or iPhone X is tempting, but as a homeowner, sinking refund cash into your house may be smarter, especially if debts are already under control, says Lisa Greene-Lewis, a certified public accountant and tax expert at TurboTax.
  • Even small home improvements can nudge home value — and your quality of life — in a positive direction. But how do you decide what to do?
  • The first question to ask, says Craig Webb, editor in chief of Remodeling magazine, is “How long do I plan to stay in the home?” The answer
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If you’re like many homeowners, your bathroom is the first place you think of when considering a home remodeling project. Outdated fixtures, dirty grout, and broken tiles can all impact your bathroom’s appearance, making it one of the least appealing rooms in your home. There are a number of benefits a bathroom remodel can offer.

Increase the Overall Value of Your Home

Remodeling your bathroom can be a great way to increase the overall resale value of your property. Depending on the size of your space, a bathroom remodeling project can cost anywhere between $8,000-$16,000. This may seem pricey, but many homeowners recoup  of their investment when they decide to sell. Plus, potential home buyers will find an attractive, up-to-date bathroom to be an appealing feature, so remodeling your bathroom may help you find a buyer more quickly.

Increase Space and Storage

If your bathroom feels cramped and cluttered, remodeling … Read More