parent�s last retreat.
Room to Sleep and Bathe
The master suite
includes a lot...
The new master suite is the result of new home builders
finding space for parent�s to retreat. As the world becomes more stressful and
more dual-income couples are having children, the need for a quiet place to escape
has become a modern necessity.
Enter the Master Suite
What goes into the perfect retreat? Most master suites include not only a luxurious
place to sleep, but a sitting area as well. But master suites are not just about
sleeping. These suites focus on total pampering. The typical master suite includes:
sleeping area sitting area dressing room walk-in, customized closets two-person
bathroom dual sinks whirlpool or heated soaking tub shower Some of them even include
luxury items, such as:
- steam showers or steam rooms
bars in the shower
- radiant floor heating
The Key to the Master Suite
This kind of remodeling project can recoup nearly 90 percent
of its investment when done correctly. Unfortunately, master suites are not cheap
to build. Since they include a bath remodel as well as bedroom remodel, a good
design and tight budget are essential. In fact, your return will only be as good
as your design...as with any of these projects.
The Real Return..it isn�t
Sometimes the return on investment
is not enough.
Although Some Projects Pay Off BIG...
are more important things when you are talking about your home. We focused mostly
on the financial rewards of certain remodeling projects in this mini-course, but
don�t forget that there are other more important returns when it comes to your
home: your happiness. Some remodeling projects may not top the list of best investments,
but if it tops your wish list for your home, go ahead and do it. Unless you plan
on moving in the next five years, there is no rule that says you can�t do it your
Think about the changes that will enhance your life in the home, and
consider making those changes regardless of the financial return. The only reason
to stay focused on high value remodels is if you are planting the �For Sale� sign
in the morning (or near future). Otherwise, it�s your home...make it comfortable.
Now Let's Look at Some Pitfalls to Avoid...
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