How to Increase Your Home's Value

Real Estate

Here are some proven method's to Increase Your Home's Value:

  • Project (average cost recouped, national) according to Realtor Magazine:
  • Minor kitchen remodel (88%)
  • Bathroom remodel (85%)
  • Major kitchen remodel (81%)
  • Family room addition (80%)
  • Deck addition (77%)
  • Master suite (75%)
  • Attic bedroom (74%)
  • Siding replacement (73%)
  • Window replacement (69%)
  • Home office (55%)

Other projects that may increase your home’s value include: Jacuzzi; permanent hot tub; in-ground pool; security system; sprinkler system; substantial out buildings; and vaulted ceilings.

These projects may not add value to your house: above-ground pool; ceiling fans; garden pond; and light fixtures.

Basic rules to follow:

  • Remodel with mass appeal in mind.
  • Use durable, quality materials.
  • Keep the value of your property within 15 to 20 percent of your neighbors’.

Contact me for more helpful suggestions or to evaluate your home's current market value!