How to Increase Your Home's Value

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How to Increase Your Home's Value


Project (average cost recouped, national) according to Realtor Magazine:

Minor kitchen remodel (88%)

Bathroom remodel (85%)

Major kitchen remodel (81%)

Family room addition (80%)

Deck addition (77%)

Master suite (75%)

Attic bedroom (74%)

Siding replacement (73%)

Window replacement (69%)

Home office (55%)


Projects that may increase your home’s value include a Jacuzzi (4 jets or more); permanent hot tub; in-ground pool; security system; sprinkler system; substantial outbuildings; and vaulted ceilings. These may not add value to your house: above-ground pool; ceiling fans; garden pond; and light fixtures.

Remodel with mass appeal in mind. -  Use durable, quality materials. - Keep the value of your property within 15 to 20 percent of your neighbors’.