Home Improvement Projects That Will Add Value to Your Home
Renovating a home can be an exciting (and stressful) time. Taking the steps to master your dream house can be a huge accomplishment. The key word there is YOUR. Do the projects that will bring the most joy to your life. But if you plan on selling your house, be mindful, as not everyone will have the same taste and style as you. When you’re ready to swing that hammer take into consideration these home improvement projects that can add the most value to your home.
Garage Door Replacement
Though this may not be the most glamorous project, upgrading your garage door can not only add some nice curb-appeal but could also recoup your cost up to 98.3%. Look for a garage door that is made out of durable material like steel, aluminum, or wood composites. These options provide more insulation, weather-resistance, and less maintenance.
Manufactured Stone Veneer
Stone veneer is a man-made material that is cheaper than real stone, allowing it to really pack a punch on your return, with a national average of 97.1%. This accent can add lots of character to your home, even if it’s just a portion of it. Try placing it around your entryway to bring a new breath of fresh air.
Do you see a trend? Exterior improvements tend to reap the most return. If you’re lucky enough to have a large backyard, having a deck can be a peaceful place to enjoy your weekends. When it comes to adding a deck, wood is considered the best, with an 82.8% average return. Make sure that it’s proportionate to your home and contains a railing system.
If you’re looking to make an enhancement to the interior of your home, consider your kitchen, but make sure it’s within reason. The kitchen is widely considered the heart of the home. By making upgrades, it can increase the joy of cooking and hosting company. It can also be a nice investment, if and when you decide to sell. But don’t go overboard. Minor kitchen remodels can give you a return of 81.1%, while major remodels only provide a 53.5% return.
Whether you’re remodeling your home for yourself or for potential resale, Pioneer has you covered with our new home improvement loan. Speak with a branch representative or visit our website for more information today.
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