True Costs vs. Resale Value of Home Renovations

And cost versus resale value also depends on where you live. You may love the idea of a fancy new bathroom–and you may not care what it costs–but how does much does a renovation like that really add to the value of your home? Turns out, it depends, and some of the most aesthetically pleasing re-dos may not be the projects that help you recoup your investment. Let’s take a look at what’s popular nationwide for home renovation projects: landscaping, a new roof or windows, a bathroom upgrade, and a kitchen remodel all top the list. But when you flip that equation—what gives homeowners the most bang for the buck nationwide—the answer is a deck addition, followed by a roof replacement and new vinyl windows What’s tops in our region, and how does that change your renovation outlook? This graphic can help you sort through the details.


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