If you are selling your home check out $100 Down Pay Balance when your House is sold.
In this case you are looking for a good quality carpet that will look good and perform well for you.
On average for good quality carpet that holds up well to a busy family I would budget $5.50/ft.
The reality is you take better care of your carpet. You don’t need an expensive carpet but you may choose a beautiful pattern or a thick Quality Nylon Carpet. Bellera is a Fantastic Value at a great price.