Budget Friendly Projects With A Big ROI

Dated: 04/06/2017

Views: 55



Not all home improvement projects are created equal. Some renovations may cost a lot but not add significant value to your home. This list goes in the opposite direction: Here are some inexpensive home improvement projects that will not only increase your enjoyment of your home, but will also increase the home's value.

  1. High quality ceiling fans: In a recent National Association of Home Builders survey, ceiling fans ranked No. 1 as the most-wanted decorative item. If your ceiling fans are outdated, replace them with something in the $400 range-it'll make a big difference when it's time to sell.

  2. Trees: Mature trees can be worth as much as $10,000 toward the value of your home. Trees also protect your home from the elements and prevent erosion.

  3. Energy efficiency: Buyers are increasingly interested in saving energy, so any efficiency update is worthwhile. Switching from a wood to gas fireplace is a great start.

  4. Outdoor lighting: Exterior lighting is great for highlighting the accents of your home, and you can typically expect a 50 percent return on investment.

  5. Molding: You can finish a room with crown molding or railing for as little as $1.50 per foot if you take a DIY approach, and it's extremely desirable among prospective buyers.


Denver CO Real EstateJennifer Gaines TheREALTOR┬« that WORKS for you! #thegainesadvantage Specializing in matching people to homes and professional home resale services in Aurora, Castle Rock, Centennial, Parker and surrounding areas. While helping you find the home of your dreams or sell your home for top dollar, your experience will be beyond FUN!. Get the Gaines Advantage today and call or text me: Jennifer Gaines303-906-8218   google.com/+JenniferGainesAdvantage

Blog author image

Jennifer Gaines

Welcome to my resourceful web site! I hope you enjoy all the features offered here. I am a native Colorado and have lived in S.E. Aurora for the past 15 years. I love all of the variety and the p....

Want to Advertise on this Site?

Latest Blog Posts

6 Things To Know When You Relocate To Denver

Denver has so much to offer and the world is on to all the greatness Denver provides to families, singles, young, old, internationals, and a variety of industries and demographics.  Here are

Read More

Beautiful Knolls West Townhome

7106 S Knolls WayCentennial, CO 80122Knolls West Townhomes SouthGlennFantastic townhome! Clean and inviting in highly desirable location, popular Knolls West Townhome Community! Walking &

Read More

HUTCHINSON HEIGHTS Open House

Bring your rackets! You must see this large, beautifully maintained home that backs to a park with public tennis courts! Aurora's Hutchinson Heights neighborhood is centrally located,

Read More

What Is APR Or ARMS Quick Explanation

The annual percentage rate (or APR) is the amount of interest on your total loan amount that you'll pay annually (averaged over the full term of the loan). A lower APR could translate to lower

Read More