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2020: Home Improvement Projects with the Highest Return on Investment (ROI)

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Trying to choose between home improvement projects with a sale on the horizon can be difficult. What do you invest in and what do you leave for the buyers to handle? While this can be different from neighborhood to neighborhood, a general study of projects that pay off can be fruitful. Lucky for you, Remodeling Magazine has once again released …

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The Math to Determine if a Property is a Good Investment

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No two real estate markets are exactly the same: economic growth, buyer demand, and the overall design of the market’s physical landscape influence how properties are sold and rented. An investor must have a personal understanding of the market (or know someone who does) in order to choose a profitable property. However, when sorting through the multiple homes listed for …

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2019: Home Improvement Projects with the Highest Return on Investment (ROI)

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Remodeling Magazine has once again released their “Cost Vs. Value Report” highlighting the home improvement projects that deliver the highest return on investment (ROI). The data was collected from real estate professionals via an online survey conducted by Hanley Wood and calculated by RemodelMax’s popular estimating software, Clear Estimates. The results are based on generic projects and doesn’t take into …

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Does a Swimming Pool Have a Good Return on Investment (ROI)?

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If you’re considering installing a swimming pool on your property but are planning to move in a few years, you may be considering the return on investment (ROI). According to HomeAdvisor, the average cost in the United States to build a new swimming pool is $23,482 (the average cost in North Carolina is $35,092). Then, once it’s built, you need …

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6 Landscaping Tips to Increase Your Home’s Value

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Want to increase your home’s value before you put it on the market? A study from the Department of Horticulture at Michigan State University showed that good landscaping can increase a property’s perceived value by 5% – 11%, and buyers are more likely to choose a home for having good landscaping over poorly landscaped competitors. So, don’t just focus on …

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2018: Home Improvement Projects with the Highest ROI

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Which home improvement projects have the highest return on investment (ROI)? Remodeling Magazine has the answer! Every year, they release the Cost Vs. Value Report highlighting home improvements that provide the biggest payoff. The assessment includes the job cost, resale values, and cost recouped – all of which are determined by a national survey and calculated using RemodelMax’s popular estimating …

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Winter Projects to Get Your Home Ready to List in Spring

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Spring and Summer are the two busiest seasons of the real estate market when buyers are out in full force looking at homes and making offers. However, these are also the months when the most homes are on the market. If you’re thinking about putting your home on the market to take advantage of the increased number of buyers, you …

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What are the Home Features Buyers Most Want?

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One of the keys to maximizing your return when selling a home is having some of the home features that buyers most want. But how do you know which to choose and which investments will pay off? There are a lot of finishes and appliances to choose from, and the ones you see a lot of aren’t necessarily the most …

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Even Stephen Curry Isn’t Immune to This Big Seller Mistake

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Price, Condition, Location: the real estate trifecta. We’ve said it many times. These are the facts that determine how well a home will sell. Stephen Curry appears to have learned this the hard way when he sold his Mediterranean-style mansion in Walnut Creek, CA, proving that even celebrities aren’t immune to one of the biggest seller mistakes that can be …

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Are Co-Living Apartments the Key to More Affordable Housing?

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One of the biggest challenges that people in their 20s face is housing affordability. Looming student loan bills and rising costs of living are some of the contributing factors. While we love, love, love to help people to buy homes, the fact of the matter is that not everyone can afford to. For the person fresh out of college or …