An article on Dear Monty: 10 Costly Homeowner Mistakes was published by Richard Mongtomery on August 22, 2017. Here are a few interesting points to consider when making home improvements or building additions.

Excerpt of Dear Monty: 10 Costly Homeowner Mistakes

Reader Question: We are selling our home we bought 40 years ago. We finished the unfinished upstairs ourselves to save money after we bought it. We raised four children here. Now the real estate agents say because one of the bedrooms is accessed through another bedroom and lacks a closet, it is not a bedroom. We are concerned because they claim the value of the home is more with an additional bedroom. Is this a fact, or are they trying to keep the price down to sell it faster?

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