The first day of Spring is just around the corner and the thought of improvements to your home may enter your mind. Whether you may be thinking of selling or just improving your home, you may want to check out the return value on specific home improvement projects. When you own a home, it seems like there is almost always something you would like to do to make it more comfortable, attractive, or eco-friendly. But, home remodeling experts tell us, if you plan to sell your home at some point, put your time and effort into one of more renovations that are proven to pay you back because they increase the value of the property.
Each year Remodeling Magazine in cooperation with National Association of REALTORS® and REALTOR® Magazine compare the average cost for 36 popular remodeling projects with the value those projects retain at resale in 102 U.S. markets. Here, is my summary of the 2015 report and you can find the entire report here.
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Rolf Kramer, REALTOR®, ABR, SRES, e-PRO 757-564-4455 Licensed in Virginia with Liz Moore and Associates, 5350 Discovery Park Blvd, Williamsburg, VA 23188 Williamsburg has become a Mecca for retirees over the past dozen years because of its history, charm, vacation amenities, proximity to major cities and airports, and affordable cost of living. Check out www.retiringinwilliamsburg.com for information about the Williamsburg community, lifestyles available, and search for homes for sale.