1. We remodeled our home some years ago without a permit. We want to sell now and the question is on the condition report. How should we deal with it?

    Reader Question: Back in 2001-2002, we remodeled our home without a permit. We didn’t know it was required. Now we want to sell, and the question is on the seller condition report. Is there any way to overcome that issue now? Monty’s Answer: Permits can be a challenge for several reasons; ordinances change over time, […]

    July 14, 2019
  2. Do all home improvements make financial sense?

      Reader Question: I am worried that my home improvements are not going to pay off at all when I sell my house. Do all home improvements make financial sense? Jason C. Monty’s Answer: Not all home improvements make financial sense. Some homeowners make improvements because they want a particular feature or “feel, ” without […]

    April 12, 2016