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%)

Home features that may increase your home’s value include: mudroom; first floor laundry; exterior kitchen; security system; sprinkler system; privacy fenced in yard with maintenance free composite materials ; and cement board composite siding. These may or may not add value to your house depending on your buyer: above-ground pool; garden pond; and attached garage.

l Remodel with mass appeal in mind. 

l Use durable, quality materials.

l Keep the value of your property within 15 to 20 percent of your neighbors’.