Consider the Return on Investment (ROI) if you update your home and plan to sell. Will you get the money you put in back in the sale?

One of the most common questions we are asked is, "How much will my project cost?"

Budgeting for a project early on provides the information needed to decide not so much how, but rather "if" a project moves forward at all. Establishing a realistic budget is necessary, though it can be a daunting task for most homeowners. There is help.

For more do-it-yourself tips, go to An Arizona home building and remodeling industry expert for 35 years, Rosie Romero is the host of the Rosie on the House radio program from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturdays on KTAR-FM (92.3) in Phoenix; KGVY (1080AM 100.7FM); 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. in Tucson and KNST-AM (790) in Tucson.

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