Leveraging Your Tax Refund for A Kitchen Renovation

Mar 24, 2014 Comments Off on Leveraging Your Tax Refund for A Kitchen Renovation by

Tax season, for some, is an exciting time. You anticipate your tax return for a variety of reasons: you can pay off some debt, save money for the future, or simply splurge on something you’ve been waiting awhile to have. One thing that people like to do with extra money is upgrade certain areas of their home. Whether it’s for your own enjoyment, to increase your home’s value, or to make your house more appealing to buyers, when done efficiently, home improvements are a great investment.

A common way to upgrade your home is to redo the kitchen. Upgraded floors, countertops and appliances are a way to really enhance the home’s beauty and functionality. Matching your stove, refrigerator and microwave in brushed nickel and replacing old countertops with a complimenting color of granite is so exciting to think about. How sophisticated does that sound? If you have a family, most of the current trends in refrigerators are awesome. Large bottom freezer drawer, double doors on top for maximum space and that pristine finish on the outside is enough to make anyone want to upgrade! Another nice upgrade to the kitchen area is the addition of a freezer. A freezer really helps your family save on budget year round.

If you can redo your kitchen and enjoy it for awhile, then decide to sell your home, everybody wins. You may have provided that potential buyer with the look they’ve been searching for. Let’s face it – we spend a lot of time in the kitchen. The functionality of a kitchen and how well appliances like your refrigerator or range function for your family is important to homeowners, renters and potential buyers. We all want to love the room that we are in the most. If you are just looking for that little boost in finances to get started on a project like this, this is the perfect season to take that leap!

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