How to Prioritize Home Projects as an Alaskan Homeowner

When you first move into a home in Fairbanks, Anchorage, Eagle River, Palmer, Wasilla or North Pole, you might be overwhelmed with home project ideas. From painting the house to renovating the kitchen, it's hard to prioritize what needs to be done and how to stay on budget.

If you've just moved into your Alaskan home or are in the process of house hunting and deciding which home to buy, below are a few tips to help you stay on task.

Take notes around the home
Any time you decide to take on a home project, you should plan out the process and assess the conditions of the space. For instance, what needs to be done versus what you'd like to get done first. Is the flooring damaged? Are the appliances not running their best? These may be prioritized ahead of simply changing out paint colors that you don't love.

Determine your budget
Just as you did before buying a home in Fairbanks, Anchorage, Eagle River, Palmer, Wasilla North Pole, or the surrounding areas, you need to set a budget. It's easy for home projects to get out of hand, especially if you don't have a dollar amount in mind. You do not want to go into debt over one single home project, so be mindful of what you're spending!

Write out your plan
Now that you know what needs to be done and how much you can spend, it's time to make a plan. Write out your strategy for your home projects, whether that means you go from room to room or you plan to tackle the home as a whole, such as painting every space. Also take into account how much energy you have to devote to each project. If you've just moved into your Alaska home, you might not feel up to a big task!

As your Alaskan real estate experts, Madden Real Estate has decades of experience to help homebuyers, home sellers, and homeowners alike make a smooth transition into communities like Fairbanks, Anchorage, Eagle River, Palmer, Wasilla North Pole, and beyond

Contact our team of experts at Madden Real Estate today! We look forward to hearing from you!

The Madden Real Estate Team
Madden Real Estate with Keller Williams Realty Alaska Group
(907) 452-3000
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