Renovation Education

Everything you need to know about the home renovation process.

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Loan Education

100% Loan-to-Value (LTV) on a HELOC: Everything You Should Know

This guide will help you understand 100% LTV HELOCs, a financing option that lets you access your home's entire value. We’ll discuss the pros, cons, and how to determine if it fits your financial plans.

Home Repair Loans: Everything You Need to Know

This introduction outlines the guide to navigating home repair financing, covering loan options, assistance programs, and strategies for making informed decisions on securing funds for home renovations.

Turning A Closet Into An Office: A Complete Guide

This introduction sets the stage for a comprehensive guide on transforming a closet into a functional and stylish workspace, offering design tips, practical advice, and resources for creating a "cloffice" in the modern home.

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Which home improvements and renovations really pay off?

No matter what the motivation for your home renovation may be, you’ll want to know that your money is well spent. RenoFi is sharing the improvements that provide the best return on investment (ROI) to increase your home's value.

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Learn which home renovations have the best ROI (return on investment)? Get expert tips on how to understand and calculate home improvement ROI. We'll help you learn everything you need to know about the potential value of your home renovation project.

Find the 10 best ROI home improvement projects for 2023. No matter what the motivation for your home renovation may be, you’ll want to know that your money is well spent. These are the home improvements that provide the best return on investment (ROI) to increase your home’s value.

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6 dumbest things homeowners do when paying for a renovation

You’ll have a lot of decisions to make during your home renovation—how to pay for it is probably the biggest. That’s because making an investment in a home you love right now shouldn’t end up costing you for years to come. But too often homeowners make really bad choices when it comes to financing their project, and that’s exactly what happens.

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Can I ask my contractor these questions?

You’re not the only one wondering what is and is not ok to ask your contractor. Check out these acceptable and smart questions.

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Contractor vs. homeowner disputes: should you take legal action against your contractor?

We talked to an attorney with two decades of experience to help you learn everything you need to know about involving the law in a dispute between you and your contractor.

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General Liability Insurance and Construction Bonds:

Why your contractor should have these two items before they start your renovation project.

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How long these 6 types of renovation projects take

How long will your renovation project take? Let’s break down the timeline on the top remodeling projects.

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How to pay for a renovation as a first time homebuyer

In this guide, we’ll discuss renovating as a first time homebuyer.  Which renovations can you do in your first five years in your home? Which ones should you take on? Read on to learn more about all of your options. 

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Is it cheaper to renovate or move?

Moving and renovating are both stressful events - so how can you decide?

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Consequences of renovating without a permit

Learn what will happen if you renovate your home without applying for the necessary building permits. Gain insight into the type of renovations homeowners can and cannot do without a local permit.

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Do I need a building permit for my renovation project?

Everything you need to know about building permits for your upcoming home remodel.

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How to get a building permit for a renovation in Philadelphia

When it comes to permits for home improvements and renovation requirements, no city is exactly the same. Here's a guide to obtaining building permits for home improvements in the Greater Philadelphia Area.