It’s a question that crosses the minds of many homeowners who think it would be nice to move but lack the money or will to pack everything up: Why don’t I just add onto my house?
But adding or expanding a room isn’t much easier than moving. You have contractors to hire, important decisions to make and a lot of money to spend. Know that a portion of your home will be filled with dust, plaster, nails and other construction materials. So if you’re dreaming of a home addition, here’s what you should consider before moving forward. In fact, after thinking about it, you may decide you have the money and will to move after all. More here and here