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Top 10 Home Improvement Returns on Investment

By: Danny Lipford

Not all home improvement projects are created equal as far as the return you’ll get on your investment when you sell your home. While the rate of return varies depending on where you live, here are the top 10 home improvement projects for 2010-2011, as compiled by Remodeling magazine:

  1. Replace Entry Door: 130% return on investment (learn more).
  2. Replace Siding: 84% return on investment (learn more).
  3. Attic Addition: 83% return on investment (learn more).
  4. Build Deck: 80% return on investment (learn more).
  5. Minor Kitchen Remodel: 78% return on investment (learn more).
  6. Replace Windows: 77% return on investment (learn more).
  7. Finish Basement: 75% return on investment (learn more).
  8. Major Kitchen Remodel: 72% return on investment (learn more).
  9. Bathroom Remodel: 71% return on investment (learn more).
  10. Replace Roof: 67% return on investment (learn more).

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  • Ariel Says:
    February 18th, 2012 at 2:57 pm

    @ 11:50 amI spoke about this very thing in a ‘Making Money with Change’ smeanir I presented in Costa Rica recently. The audience struggled with the concept of inflated house prices; so entrained were they in the lie that they were making lots of money on their house.


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