A question we often get asked is about updating a house and how much remodeling should owners do. And, my first question back is to find out whether they plan to stay for longer term or preparing to sell soon. So many times we see owners let their houses become dated over years of living there then turn around and do expensive updating in order to sell so only the buyer gets to enjoy the new decorating and materials. Instead, it would be a better investment to make updates every year or two in order to keep up with the trends, enjoy what you pay for and most likely, get a better return on the investment when selling. Easy updates that aren’t too expensive are things like painting, cabinetry hardware and even changing out wall art, pillows and bedding.