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Comparing 4 ways to pay for home renovations

After months of lockdown during the pandemic, many have become aware of the failings of their homes. Whether you want a cosmetic update or think your home may have a more serious problem, how to pay for a renovation may be your main concern.

We asked Todd Nelson of home improvement lender LightStream for suggestions on how to decide which projects to do and how to stretch your budget without derailing your long-term financial plans.

“Rather than procrastinate because you don’t know what to do first, it’s best to prioritize your projects,” wrote Nelson in an email. “If you’re not sure about the condition of your home, consider having your home assessed by a licensed home inspector. Tackle structural and mechanical system issues as soon as possible to ensure your home’s physical integrity and safety, as well as to prevent costly repairs in the future.”

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Cricketer Steve Smith request approval for luxury home renovations



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Former Australian cricket captain Steve Smith and his wife Dani Willis have lodged paperwork for extensive renovation to their recently purchased $6.6 million home in Sydney’s Vaucluse.

The athlete, 31, is seeking to completely remodel each level of his four bedroom and six-bathroom abode from the basement to the master suite.

A larger gym, a mammoth extension to the kitchen and a no-expense-spared living room for entertainment purposes is all part of Steve’s vision for his impressive new three-storey property, according to The Sunday Telegraph.



Steve Smith standing posing for the camera: Remodelling: Former Australian cricket captain Steve Smith and his wife Dani Willis have lodged paperwork for extensive renovation to their recently purchased $6.6 million home in Vaucluse


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Remodelling: Former Australian cricket captain Steve Smith and his wife Dani Willis have lodged paperwork for extensive renovation to their recently purchased $6.6 million home in Vaucluse

Plans for the renovation by Precision Planning has been lodged by Steve and Dani’s finance adviser Trent Tavoletti from Titan Finance.

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How to finance home renovations and improvements

If your home is your castle, but your castle can use a little sprucing up, here’s everything you need to know about paying for home improvements.

Financing home renovations

Home improvement projects abound. Whether you’re turning a dank old basement into a home theater, installing a new pool, or creating a kitchen a chef would be glad to call their own, a home renovation allows you to put your personal stamp on how your castle looks and functions. Wondering how to pay for home renovations? Fortunately, there are plenty of options for financing home renovations.

Ways to finance home renovations

Home remodel financing doesn’t have to be complicated. If paying cash is not in the cards, here are some of the ways you can finance home renovations:

Personal loan
Financing a remodel can be as easy as taking out a personal loan. Available through banks, credit unions, and online lenders,

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