return on investment: The worst return on investment with home remodeling projects - 03/03/13 04:44 AM
The worst return on investment with home remodeling projects
Recently I was writing on the return on investment with various remodeling projects, little did I know that someone would turn that on its head and look at the worst return of investments. Bob Villa, once upon a time the host of HGTV's This Old House, wrote that the worst of the worst is a built in home aquarium and to avoid worsening the worst don't even consider turning it into a reptile dwelling. Ugh!
Just slightly better is the addition of built in electronics systems. The problem … (9 comments)

return on investment: Return On Investment With Home Remodeling Projects - 02/21/13 11:09 PM
The return on investment with home remodeling projects is frequently a concern when planning upgrades and can top 80% or be only for your own enjoyment. Sometimes we overlook the enjoyment factor when looking only at return on investment. Remember, it's your home and should be, well, homey. 
According to a recent article in RealtorMag, currently one of the best returns is on a new front door, topping 85% while a new deck returns only 77%. If you plan on listing in the near future then maybe the door makes the most sense but if you are not planning on … (4 comments)

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