Considering a remodeling project, then be sure to check out this article about 8 Mistakes to Avoid when Remodeling. A home remodel can be a daunting project and it is imperative that you start by making a plan of the scope of the remodel.
Another very important consideration is hiring the right contractor for the job. Be sure to fully vet the contractor, verify the license, check references and talk to past clients.
Budgeting is another major consideration when planning for a remodel, and you want to be sure to have about 10-15% put aside for the unexpected surprises.