2014 Cost vs. Value: 5 Mid-Range Remodeling Projects That Offer the Biggest Returns

March 25, 2014 8:30 am0 commentsViews: 58


Just replacing that front door may offer some of the biggest bang for a remodelers buck, according to the 2014 Cost vs. Value Report. Its one of the least expensive remodeling jobs and offers the potential of a 96.6 percent return on investment at resale the highest of 35 remodeling projects recently analyzed. Front door replacement has topped the Cost vs. Value report since the first survey in 2009.

Remodeling Magazine, in conjunction with REALTOR Magazine, each year takes a look at some of the most popular remodeling projects and gauges how well the projects retain their value at resale.

For mid-range projects, here are projects that retain their value by the highest rates, according to national averages:

1. Entry door replacement (steel)

2. Deck addition (wood)

3. Attic bedroom

4. Garage door replacement

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR Magazine

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