Wednesday, July 11, 2018 / by Amy McLeod
One way or another, you need more room. But do you break ground on your current home or break your budget on a new house? The decision to move or improve can be complex and emotional. On one hand, you love your neighborhood and the memories you've made. But on the other hand, you love space. So how do you choose?
The answer depends on your neighborhood, your budget, the housing market, and (sorry) your mom. Here's how to tell whether you should start over in a new place—or transform your existing property.
First, ask yourself the tough questions
You might be salivating over the houses for sale or dreaming of your double-size, custom-built master bedroom—but don't make a snap decision based on a fantasy.