remodeling: Replacing Roof May Yield the Most in Resale Value - 01/03/16 06:25 AM
The first "Remodeling Impact Report" from the National Association of Realtors and the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) surveyed agents and remodelers to determine the resale value and owner satisfaction of various remodeling projects.
The report shows which projects had the greatest cost recovery and calculated a "Joy Score" based on owners' happiness with the results of their project.  The project that rated high both in cost recovery and a high Joy Score was a new roof, which has a 105 percent recovery of the average
$7,600 cost and a Joy Score of 9.6 out of 10.
The five projects out of the … (0 comments)

remodeling: Budget Kitchen Remodeling: 5 Money-Saving Steps - 12/28/15 07:03 AM
Major kitchen remodels are among the most popular home improvements, but a revamped cooking and gathering space can set you back a pretty penny. According to the "2015 Remodeling Impact Report" from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®, a complete renovation of a 210-square-foot kitchen has a national median cost of $60,000, and you'll recover 67% of that cost come selling time.
Despite the big price tag, you'll be glad you upgraded. In fact, homeowners polled for the "Report" gave their kitchen redo a Joy Score of 9.8 -- a rating based on those who said they were happy or satisfied with their … (2 comments)

remodeling: 7 Smart Strategies for Kitchen Remodeling - 08/30/15 02:17 AM
Homeowners spend more money on kitchen remodeling than on any other home improvement project. And with good reason: Kitchens are the hub of home life and a source of pride.
A significant portion of kitchen remodeling costs may be recovered by the value the project brings to your home. Kitchen remodels in the $50,000 to $60,000 range recoup about 68% of the initial project cost at the home’s resale, according to recent data from "Remodeling" magazine’s "Cost vs. Value Report."
A minor kitchen remodel of about $19,000 does even better, returning more than 79% of your investment.
To maximize your return on investment, follow … (2 comments)

 
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