01/05/2011

Leaky faucet? Creaky floorboards? Whatever vexes us most about the state of our homes, it's probably going to cost money to fix the problem. And anyone who's gone through the process of home remodeling knows that prices can escalate as quickly as you can say, "granite upgrade." But what's the best way to pay for the updates, and will they be worth the investment? The answer can depend on a number of factors, including the homeowner's overall financial picture, their ability to finance the overhaul through a home-equity line of credit or other means, and how long they plan to stay in the home. Ameriprise financial advisors are available to offer insights on these and other considerations that should be taken into account when facing the question, "To remodel, or not to remodel?"