It if for your personal residence, you may be choosing the kind of material, color, floor plan that fits your family's preference. Spend some money here and it will be worth the comfort.
If it is for re-sell, consider where your property is located, what buyers you might want to attract, and the season that you are ready to sell it. Sometimes the color/ lighting/ material matters for winter months and summer months.
You are both a buyer and seller? So if you are looking into investing, talk to general contractors who work with other investors and who are efficient in speed and quality, and can get permits and pass inspections. The one who may seem to be expensive could possibly finish your project in a short time frame with good quality to save you other troubles.
Check with Ken at Eversound Construction & Development. 415-601-9898. They have been general contractor in SF area for 16+ years and have worked with pretty much any kind of projects.... more