Remodeling That Pays

Upgrading your home is always appealing, but which enhancements really get you a good return for your money when it's time to sell? A 2002 survey by Remodeling Magazine and REALTOR Magazine has the answer.

Project%Percent Recouped at SaleAverage Cost
Bathroom remodeling91%$22,639
Basement remodeling79%$33,911
Master suite addition77%$131,471
Bathroom addition81%$37,639
Family room addition79%$41,514
Roof replacement67%$7,644
Siding replacement79%$5,622
Window replacement77%$15,502

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