Boost Your Home’s Value

With the Florida real estate market so uncertain these days, many people are choosing to renovate their current home instead of buying a new one. Most of us are thinking about how to get the most value out of any improvements we may be considering.

Here are some of the top 5 according to the NAHB (National Association of Home Builders)

1- Steel Entry Door Replacement
Cost Range : $1009 – $1500
Amount Recouped: 73 percent

2-Window Replacement
Cost Range: $15,000 – $ 20,000
Amount Recouped: 68 percent

3-Bathroom
Cost Range: $10,000 – $21,000
Amount Recouped: 62 percent

4-Great Room Addition
Cost Range: $11,000 – $60,000
Amount Recouped: 60 percent

5-Landscaping
Cost Range: $5,000 – $25,000
Amount Recouped: 65-100 percent

Many a potential homebuyer may never enter your home if it lacks curb appeal or has a poorly maintained landscape. The front yard should be your focal point. Studies show that well landscaped homes sell up to 6 times faster than comparable homes in the same neighborhoods. Usable space, proper space planning and the use of quality materials such as natural stone, quality woods, or exotic plants will enhance the return provided.

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