If you sale a home move into a large home you have realtors fees and closing costs. Confer with CPA determine what would be tax advantage for you. However many families cant withstand the process for home remodeling.
Build above garage nice however cutting thru a roof can be expensive tie into the remainder of home apartment would be great feature for a home.
Basement finish out could reduce your cost not involved with roof construction. However would it have windows? Families could see that nice room with no light.
Search for homes in your area inspect tour open houses and etc. determine how your reno' would work with other homes in area. Many families make HUGE mistakes costly they did not work within home sales for area. I seen some families updated add $75K AND could not sale the home till years.
Appraiser is a professional who can also assist in decisions worth money spent for opinions rendered.... more