Cost vs. Value - Deciding what improvements are worth your time & money

Vendor resources

Average costs for local services

Seattle-specific upgrade information:

  • Oil tank remediation/removal
  • Earthquake retrofitting
  • Drainage
  • Heat pumps & HVAC
  • Solar panels

How to shop for contractors

Ways to pay for upgrades

  • HELOC (Home Equity Line of Credit)
  • Home Equity Loan
  • Cash or credit card
  • Windermere Ready (pre-sale "work loan")