Many people assume that remodeling a home is a good idea, and for the most part, they’re right. If you’re thinking of remodeling your home, though, there are certain factors you need to take into account to make it a successful project. To help you with this, I’m interviewing homeowners and recent remodeler Vivianna Laprea inside her own house so she can share her experience and give you further insight.

Follow along in the video above to see our full conversation. For your convenience, I’ve provided timestamps so you can skip ahead to various sections: 

1:08—Qualifications to seek out and red flags to watch for when hiring a contractor 
1:53—How important is an architect in the remodeling process?
2:17—What you can do ahead of time to make your project more affordable 
2:50—Preparing your timeline 
3:32—Vivianna’s original timeline versus the actual timeline 
4:23—Which areas they put more money into for resale purposes 
5:39—What she learned doing this project and what she would do differently if she could do it again
6:49—The top tips she would give to someone embarking on a remodel 

If you have any more questions about this topic or you’re thinking of remodeling your home, don’t hesitate to get in touch with me. I’d be happy to guide you through the process.