Even if you were lucky enough to land your dream home, it might not suit your needs forever. After all, a once-perfect home can become too small for a growing family, too big after the kids move out, or too crowded if you work from home. Likewise, preferences change over time, and features you once loved can feel outdated (or even annoying).
If your home no longer works for you — for whatever reason — you generally have two choices: sell or renovate. Right now, however, staying put and updating your digs might be a better option than buying a new home. Here’s why.