Best Return on Investment in Your Back Yard

I often get phone calls from past clients, friends and home selling seminar attendees asking me if it is worth it for them to do this repair or that repair.  And I am always happy to answer!  So please feel free to reach out to me if you have any questions regarding your home.

When consumers remodel, it is to add features and improve livability (35 percent), to upgrade worn-out surfaces, finishes, and materials (24 percent), and because it is time for a change (18 percent). Most consumers are satisfied with the overall result, and 66 percent would tackle the project the same way, while 28 percent would make a few different choices, such as finishes or materials.

After remodeling, 68 percent of owners have a greater desire to be in their homes. Sixty percent have increased enjoyment in their home. Fifty-two percent feel happy, and 45 percent feel satisfied when they see their completed project. Sixty-four percent feel a major sense of accomplishment when they think of their completed project.

Thirty-seven percent reported that the single-most important result was beauty and aesthetics, 29 percent cited better functionality and livability, and 11 percent reported durable and long-lasting results and materials.

Forty percent of consumers did the entire project themselves, including labor and purchasing materials. Thirty-seven percent of the owners hired a professional for the whole job, 13 percent contributed some do-it-yourself (DIY) labor, and 10 percent hired the labor but purchased the materials. This report provides a cost recovery estimate for representative outdoor remodeling projects. The actual cost of each remodeling project and cost recovery is influenced by many factors, including project design, quality of materials, location, age and condition of the home, and homeowner preferences.

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