Remodeling Cost vs. Value

Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Estates Properties 00598848


I am often asked by owners of Palos Verdes real estate which remodeling projects will give them the greatest return on their investment.  The answer is siding replacement, window replacement and major kitchen remodel according to the December 2008 Realtor Magazine.  This article covers areas around the country and states, "Pacific Coast cities recorded the best payback on remodeling by a wide margin.....replacement projects that boost curb appeal - siding, windows and decks - give you the greatest chance of recouping your money.  Inside, only kitchen remodels can compare..."Click here to read more.....


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David Wang
Prudential California Realty - Millbrae, CA
Prudential | 650.504.8190

Elaine, that is a big question.  that is a fantastic picture is that a updated or need to be updated pic.  it already looks fantastic

Jan 09, 2009 08:54 AM #1
Sonny Kwan
Quantum Group Commercial - Residential - Lease Seattle, WA - Mercer Island, WA

I always tell my investors to put their money in the kitchen or bath , do you still feel that is true?

Jan 09, 2009 09:13 AM #2
John Walters
Frank Rubi Real Estate - Slidell, LA
Licensed in Louisiana

Yea I think kitchens or bath are the best room to update.  We love our kitchens and our baths.

Jan 09, 2009 09:51 AM #3
DJ Swanepoel
Real Estate Wiki - Los Angeles, CA

Good to know specifics Elaine, thank you for the post:) If you have a chance, please consider checking out The Real Estate Wiki. We're looking for new contributors and volunteers in 2009, would you be interested? Its super easy to register and add an entry on any topic that might be useful for other people looking for real estate information.

Jan 09, 2009 10:21 AM #4
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