10 Remodeling Projects with Big Payoffs

 

Bathroom Remodel

Job Cost          Resale Value    Cost Recouped
$10,233           $8,649             84.5%

Minor Kitchen Remodel

Job Cost          Resale Value    Cost Recouped
$14,509           $11,398           78.6%

Siding Replacement

Job Cost          Resale Value    Cost Recouped
$7,913             $5,068             64.0%

Attic Bedroom

Job Cost          Resale Value    Cost Recouped
$37,908           $30,873           81.4%

Deck Addition

Job Cost          Resale Value    Cost Recouped
$11,302           $8,486             75.1%

Basement Remodel

Job Cost          Resale Value    Cost Recouped
$49,878           $45,956           92.1%

Window Replacement

Job Cost          Resale Value    Cost Recouped
$9,302             $6,863             73.8%

Roofing Replacement

Job Cost          Resale Value    Cost Recouped
$9,215             $6,300             68.4%

Family Room Addition

Job Cost          Resale Value    Cost Recouped
$53,646           $47,868           89.2%

Home Office Remodel

Job Cost          Resale Value    Cost Recouped
$12,349           $7,008             56.7%

source: Realtor Magazine, December 2005 for Denver, CO