Here Are Some Good Ideas in How to Increase Your Home's Value
Listed below is a list of projects (average cost recouped, national) according to Realtor Magazine:
Kitchen: minor kitchen remodel (88%) Major kitchen remodel (81%)
Remodeling a Bathroom (85%)
Family room addition (80%)
Master suite Addition (75%)
Adding a Deck (77%)
Adding a Attic bedroom (74%)
Siding replacement (73%)
Window replacement (69%)
Home office (55%)
Here are some other 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.
Some items that may not add value to your house: above-ground pool; ceiling fans; garden pond; and light fixtures.
l When you embark on a remodel have the mass appeal in mind.
l Always use durable, quality materials.
l It is best to keep the value of your property within 15 to 20 percent of your neighbors, you don't won't to price yourself out of the neighborhood.