Upgrades that Matter

The results of the 2007 Remodeling Cost vs. Value Report are in and three of the four projects with the highest national percentage of costs recouped this year were exterior upgrades.

The most profitable projects included:

Siding replacement recouped 88 percent of costs upon resale
Wood deck additions and wood window replacements recouped more than 80 percent
Minor kitchen remodeling recouped 83 percent
The midrange garage addition returned nearly 70 percent
Back-up power generator only returned only 58 percent

Learn more from the National Realty News.

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