Most home owners would love to undertake home renovation with unlimited budget. Unfortunately very few home owners are in that position. Once a desire to renovate becomes strong budget planning is the first decision to be made. Budget will be influenced by your renovation vision, design, material, labour and disciplined management of the renovation experience. As a home owner you don’t want things that will surprise you. Surprises come with arguments, frustration, being over budget and home renovation failures. Amanda Oboza, Communications Director, Greater Lansing Association of REALTORS® wrote a helpful article about staying on budget when renovating your home. This is the link or you can read copy in PDF below.