Are you thinking of a home improvement project? Wondering whether you should attempt the project on your own or enlist the help of a professional? The infographic below might be for you.
The Home Projects Council suggests which home improvement projects the homeowners felt comfortable doing on their own and which they felt the need to hire a pro for.
As well, Remodeling Magazine does a Cost vs. Value study each year. Based on the 2015 results the following infographic was produced comparing the relative cost of an improvement and the estimated return in additional value that a homeowner receives when the home is sold.
Not surprisingly the projects that improve the “curb appeal” of a home are the projects that seem to net the most value upon sale. Here are the results for the San Francisco Area.
If you are thinking of selling your home, it is important that you don’t needless fix items that won’t return value to you as the seller. Speaking with a professional, full-time agent is imperative to get insight into what buyers are looking for.