cost vs. value Archive

5 Remodeling Projects with the Lowest Paybacks at Resale

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine If you want to get the biggest bang for your remodeling buck, replace the entry door to steel, according to the 2014 Cost vs. Value Report, produced by Remodeling Magazine in conjunction with...
September 15, 2014

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

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Traditional Entry by West Palm Beach Paint & Wall Coverings D’Avco Painting Contractors Inc. Just replacing that front door may offer some of the biggest bang for a remodelers’ buck, according to the...

Top 10 Remodeling Projects That Offer the Biggest Returns

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR(R) Magazine Home owners are investing in their homes once again, according to recent industry surveys that point to a strong rebound taking hold in home remodeling. Home owners also may be seeing higher gains...
February 18, 2013

Are These Home Projects Really Worth It?

A recent article at The Street lists 10 common home projects that drain home owners’ budgets and offer little return on investment, in citing findings from Remodeling Magazine’s annual Cost vs. Value survey. Do you agree with some of...
August 13, 2012

Cost vs. Value: Share Your Remodeling and Home Valuing Expertise!

Every year, REALTOR® Magazine teams up with Remodeling magazine to provide the Cost vs. Value Report–an annual report that reveals which remodeling projects offer the biggest returns at resale. They are now collecting data for the 2011-2012 report and...
August 12, 2011

How to Make $5,000 Stretch in a Kitchen Remodel

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine A “minor” kitchen remodel will cost home owners, on average, $21,695, according to the Cost vs. Value survey, an annual report by Remodeling magazine, in cooperation with REALTOR® Magazine, that reveals the top...

Knock, Knock. Who’s There? A New Door

By G. M. Filisko, contributing writer, HouseLogic Sellers who replace their front door may get a full return on their investment or even turn a profit from the increase in their home’s value, according to Remodeling Magazine’s most recent...
June 23, 2010

Remodeling and Short Sales Don’t Mix

By Filomena M. Thompson Short sales and remodeling … NOT a good idea!  If your client is unfortunate to have to sell their home as a short sale, the last thing she’ll want to do is make any home...
February 9, 2009