Top 5 Remodeling Projects on Homes for Sale in Encinitas

One of the biggest concerns about remodeling projects on homes for sale in Encinitas is if they will result in returns on the investment. These 5 remodeling projects on homes for sale in Encinitas will give you the best returns while helping you to sell your home. [1]

Top 5 Remodeling Projects

  1. Replace Your Entry Door with a Steel Door – Replacing your entry door with fiberglass will yield a return on invest of 65.9%, but an entry door replaced with steel will cost you about $1,137 on average and has a resale value of $974, giving you recouped costs of 85.6%.
  2. Adding a Wood Deck – A deck addition made of composite will cost you $15,084 and has a resale value of $10,184, giving you a return on investment of 67.5%. A deck addition of wood, will raise your return on investment by about 10% over composite and will cost you almost $6,000 less.
  3. Replace Your Garage Door – A garage door replacement will cost you about $1,500 on average and will result in in a return of 75.7%.
  4. Minor Kitchen Remodel – A major kitchen remodel can interrupt your life for quite some time and cost upwards of $50,000. While the return on a major kitchen remodel is still good (roughly 68.9%) figuring out what really needs to change and accomplishing those goals with a minor kitchen remodel will result in a better return (75.4%) and cost tens of thousands less than a major remodel.
  5. Replacing Windows – Whether you choose to replace your windows with wood or vinyl, the return on investment is 73.3% and 71.2% respectively, with the average job cost between $9,800 and $10,700.

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By Linda Moore

[1] http://www.remodeling.hw.net/2013/costvsvalue/national.aspx

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