How to Increase Your Home's Value

Real Estate

How to Increase Your Home's Value

Their are may ways to increase your home value (average cost recouped, national) according to Realtor Magazine:

Minor kitchen remodel such as new light fixtures can help. (88%)

Bathroom remodel new faucet handles are an easy fix. (85%)

Major kitchen remodel (81%)

Family room addition (80%)

Deck addition (77%)

Master suite (75%)

Attic bedroom (74%)

Siding replacement (73%)

Window replacement changing to dual paned window is a plus. (69%)

Home office (55%)

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

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’. Don't over build for the neighborhood.