How to Increase Your Home's Value
Project (average cost recouped, national) according to Realtor Magazine:
Minor kitchen remodel (88%)
Bathroom remodel (85%)
Major kitchen remodel (81%)
Family room addition (80%)
Deck addition (77%)
Master suite (75%)
Window replacement (69%)
Home office (55%)
Projects that may increase your home’s value include: Jacuzzi (4 jets or more); permanent hot tub; in-ground pool; security system; and vaulted ceilings. These may not add value to your house: above-ground pool; ceiling fans; garden pond; and light fixtures.
In the Tucson area, different areas of the home could add more value and enhance the way you enjoy your home. For example, outdoor space - We have great weather for outdoor kitchens and entertainment areas.
l Remodel with mass appeal in mind.
l Use durable, quality materials.
l Keep the value of your property within 15 to 20 percent of your neighbors’.