Blog Posts about Real RenoFi Customer Stories
Before and After: Co-founder & CEO Justin Goldman’s RenoFi-powered renovation in the Philadelphia Suburbs
Original Home Location: Devon, PA Built in 1963 2,050 sq. ft. 4 beds, 2.5 baths Valued at $545,000 The Renovation Additional 445 sq. ft. Added an addition that became a new kitchen & an adjoining great room Transformed old kitchen into mudroom/laundry room, redid bathrooms Turned old dining room into office, added a porch After renovation value: $830,000 In a world before RenoFi Loans ever existed, Megan and Justin Goldman stumbled upon a widespread issue: renovation financing.
Original Home Location: Queen Village, Philadelphia, PA Built in 2003 1,197 sq. ft. 2 beds, 2 baths Valued at $385,000 The Renovation New kitchen with open floor plan and new patio Completely gutted the entire home New electrical, painting, flooring 2 beds, 2.5 baths Total Cost: $230,000 After renovation value: $505,000 Danielle in her newly renovated kitchen Does size matter? When it comes to the square footage of your forever home, sometimes it’s quality over quantity.
Original Home Location: Fairmount, PA Built in 2003 Roughly 2,000 sq. ft. 3 beds, 2.5 baths The Renovation Remodeled kitchen Remodeled master bathroom Added an additional guest bathroom Custom / enlarged french patio doors Remodeled second floor guest bathroom When Kelly and Jeff found RenoFi, they were almost ready to give up on completing their entire renovation wishlist all at once. They had moved into their Philadelphia townhome in 2017, with the intention to renovate in the next few years.
Current Home Location: Malvern, PA Built in 1958 2,000 sq. ft. 4 beds, 3 bath Valued at $472,000 The Renovation Blow out walls between kitchen, living & dining rooms to transform entire first level into an open concept Completely update kitchen with all new finishes & appliances No additional sq. ft. Total Cost: $55,000 Post-renovation value: $510,000 For Joanne and David, moving from their current home was never an option.
Current Home Location: West Chester, PA Built in 1930 1,800 sq. ft. 4 beds, 2.5 bath Previous renovations: remodeled kitchen, hardwood flooring throughout Valued at $405,000 The Renovation Additional 850 sq. ft. New great room with entry from backyard New master suite with walk-in closets All new exterior siding & roof Total Cost: $200,000 Post-renovation value: $807,500 Five years ago when Justin and Nicki found their current home in West Chester, they had no doubts it was exactly where they wanted to be.
Current Home Location: Villanova, PA Built in 1958 2,768 sq. ft. 5 beds, 3.5 baths Valued at $780,000 The Renovation Additional ~350 sq. ft. Transform 3rd floor into full Master Suite Redo the back porch with fire pit & add new front porch Total Cost: $256,000 Post-renovation value: $900,000 When DJ and his wife, Vanessa, found RenoFi, they were just about to close on a traditional construction loan, having accepted the fact that they would need to refinance their first mortgage — which would also mean additional closing costs and higher interest rates — to do their home renovation.
Current Home Location: Ardmore, PA Built in 1940 1,700 sq. ft. Valued at $385,000 The Renovation Additional 700 sq. ft. Full eat-in kitchen, with heated floors New master suite with luxury bath Total Cost: $185,000 Post-renovation value: $550,000 When Ken and Katie bought their current home in Ardmore over 11 years ago, it was a great starter home for the two of them. But since it lacked the qualities they envisioned in their dream home — like a true Master Suite and large, eat-in kitchen — they were prepared for an eventual move.