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How Hiring An Interior Designer Can Help Save Money On Renovations And Increase The Value Of A Home

  • January 27, 2020
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How Hiring An Interior Designer Can Help Save Money On Renovations And Increase The Value Of A Home

Real estate investments are the by the far the most expensive most people will make in their lifetime. Every dollar spent is an investment not just in cash, but also in time and energy. So, many homeowners wonder if it’s financially viable or even wise to hire an interior designer. Do professional fees end up taking too large a percentage from the overall budget to make using an interior designer truly worthwhile?

The answer is a resounding no. Anyone with a realistic budget should hire an interior designer, ideally at the very beginning of a project, according to Donna Hoffman of Interiors By Donna Hoffman.

“Get a designer onto your team sooner than you think so they can guide you about what to ask and how to speak with builders and architects,” she says.

Designers can also help with the bidding and negotiation process. “With this newfound wisdom, homeowners are able to procure bids that have accurate materials allowances so there are no surprise overage invoices mid-way through a project or at the end,” Hoffman explains.

It turns out that interior design services often end up paying for themselves. Here are some more reasons using an interior designer can help homeowners save money.

Read the full article at Forbes.com

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