Build New or Improve Old

Interested in building a new home or improving your current one?

It will be a lot of hard work. It will be time-consuming. It will be worth it. Whether you are looking to build a brand new home or make additions and improvements to your existing home, we're here to offer some neighborly advice on how to make the process easier on yourself, and your wallet.

remodeled home ready to be sold

Moving out of your longtime home may feel daunting. Leaving behind comfortable spaces, and memories to explore new adventures isn't easy, but there are a few actions you can take to increase your home's equity as you begin the selling process.

Selling your home is a big step that requires some work beyond hiring a savvy real estate agent. There are steps that you can take to maximize the value of your home without making drastic repairs and improvements that cost thousands. Appearance is everything in selling your home.

Mortgage Your First Fixer Upper

You've spent years watching HGTV home renovation shows, scrolling through DIY projects on Pinterest, and drooling over Insta-perfect houses. Now it's time to stop dreaming and start tackling your own fixer-upper! But where do you begin?

Do you have big home improvement plans, but can't complete them without financial assistance? If you answered yes, you might consider a home equity loan, a home improvement loan or a personal loan to finance your project.

Home improvement tools around a house

Summer marks a great time for making home improvements. Whether it’s a remodel or you’re just making small fixes here and there, we’ve got some tips on how you can improve your home smartly and cost-effectively.

Home Improvement Financing

With summer approaching, many homeowners have remodeling projects on the brain, and that includes the financial side of making improvements to your home. If you’re in the process of planning a major project, you may have realized you’ll need some extra cash to make it happen.

Would you like to make home improvements to boost your curb appeal and property value? If the answer is yes, you might consider applying for a home improvement loan with North Country Savings Bank.

couple in their kitchen cooking dinner

When you are contemplating doing some work on your property, you need to consider whether it will fall under the category of home repair or home improvement. This is a crucial distinction because home improvements are tax-deductible, whereas home repairs are not.

Your home is more than an investment, it's an asset. Over time, the value appreciates and the equity that builds can be leveraged for a home equity loan. If you've been considering building an addition, making repairs or even a major remodel, read on.