Ziger/Snead Architects

(410) 576-9131
www.zigersnead.com

Business Description
Architects who believe in the power of design to have a positive impact on our quality of life
Location:
Baltimore, MD US 
Type:
 
Address
1006 Morton St,
Baltimore, Maryland,
United States, 21201 
Fax:
(410) 587-9159 
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What to Know About Budgeting for Your Home Remodel

Plan early and be realistic to pull off a home construction project smoothly Full Story
     Comment   April 7, 2014
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corinan
Things always cost more than you think. Changing your mind costs.

Agree with the comment re planning ahead for what you cannot afford now. When we built. we thought that we might like a spa pool one day. There was no room in the budget for that but we did pay $90 for an exterior electrical socket so that we can easily go ahead if we are in that position (i.e. paid off the mortgage). Factoring in the cost of interest on top of the purchase price of a spa pool could almost double the price over the long term. Maybe I am stingy.

On the other hand, there are some things that I had to have done at the time of building, like the landscaping, as last time we waited 12 years and 3 days for a proper driveway before the earthquake ruined the land (lateral spreading and liquefaction). Though my husband thought that was a plus as he looked out over our yard as soon as the sun came up!
on Sunday at 12:46pm   
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