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Can I afford a designer?

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Davidy7

We are planning to buy an old house that needs to be renovated almost top down. Can we afford to appoint a designer within our budget, and still able to have the renovations done? Thanks

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Beach lady

Designers typically charge around $100 - $120 per hour and you would need their services for many hours to do an entire house.You don't say what your budget is and it depends on how deep you want to work with the designer. For basic suggestions without working plans, you could probably get away with spending under $1,000, but to have them working with you every step of the way, you're probably looking at at least $10,000...

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