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REALTOR Mag 2015 Remodeling Cost Vs Value Less Is More
REALTOR® Mag | 2015 Remodeling Cost vs. Value: Less Is More
REALTOR® just posted the 2015 remodeling cost vs. value. The report shows projects, especially those that enhance curb appeal, remain the most effective way for sellers to improve value. First impressions are everything so it’s no surprise that a new garage door or new siding can get you the most bang for your buck.
According to REALTOR® the following projects recoup the most nationally:
Entry door replacement (101.8%)
Manufactured stone veneer (92.2%)
Garage door replacement (88.5%)
Siding replacement, fiber cement (84.3%)
Garage door replacement (82.5%)
According to REALTOR® the following projects recoup the most in Washington, DC:
Entry door replacement (125%)
Garage door replacement (114%)
Deck Addition (112%)
Minor Kitchen Remodel (99%)
Siding Replacement (99%)
For the full story or to see all 36 projects broken down by region click here.
Melody Hall Visser is a passionate Realtor who lists, sells, and dwells in Northern Virginia. Currently, she serves as a REALTOR at eXp Realty, LLC. As a life-long resident of Virginia, Melody has....