Top Ten Return On Investment Remodeling Projects

Remodeling your home is a great way to increase the value as well as the appearance. But beware, you may not be able to recoup your money when it comes time to sell. If you are like me, don’t worry about the return on investment. I’m staying in my home for the rest of my life (I hope), and it does not matter how much I invest as long as I enjoy the end result.

The following is an article entitled “Top 10 Remodeling Projects For Adding Value To Your Home” by Ilyce R. Glink.

 

No. 1 - Steel Entry Door
National Average: $1,162 Return on Investment 96.6%

 

 

No. 2 - Wood Deck
National Average: $9,539 Return on Investment 87.4%

 

No. 3 - Fiber Cement Siding
National Average: $13,378 Return on Investment 87.0%

 

 

No. 4 - Attic Bedroom Conversion
National Average: $49,438 Return on Investment 84.3%

 

 

No. 5 - Garage Door Replacement
National Average: $1,534 Return on Investment 83.7%

 

No. 6 - Minor Kitchen Remodel
National Average: $18,856 Return on Investment 82.7%

 

 

No. 7 - Wood Replacement Windows
National Average: $10,926 Return on Investment 79.3%

 

 

No. 8 - Basement Remodel
National Average: $62,834 Return on Investment 77.6%


 

No. 9 - Bathroom Remodel
National Average: $16,798 Return on Investment 74.0%

 

 

No. 10 - Two Story Addition
National Average: $155,365 Return on Investment 71.8%

 

Ilyce R. Glink is an award-winning, nationally syndicated columnist, best-selling book author, and radio talk show host who also hosts "Expert Real Estate Tips," an Internet video show. She owns ThinkGlink.com as well as Think Glink Media, a privately held company that provides consulting, content and video services to companies and non-profit organizations.

 

Source: http://www.cbsnews.com/media/top-10-remodeling-projects-for-adding-value-to-your-home/4/

 


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