We are frequently asked what home improvements have the best return on investment. Every year Remodelling magazine in cooperation with the National Association of Realtors and Realtor Magazine provide an annual report comparing the actual cost of a project and the homeowners return on investment when it comes time to sell.
In a real estate transaction, the “cost recouped” for a remodeling project depends on a variety of factors. These include the home’s layout, the quality of finishes, the condition of the rest of the property, the value of similar homes nearby, supply and demand in the neighbourhood and the property’s specific location.
These 2 charts demonstrate the percentage cost that a homeowner recouped for the improvement of their Remodels & Additions.