Getting the most bang for your home remodeling buck! (Infographic)

If many things in your house need to be redone, how do you decide which ones to do first or at all? 

If the old homestead needs a little attention the homeowner may need to prioritize about which to do first or, if funds are limited, which ones to do at all.

If that is the case, one aspect of the thought process might be about which of the projects will retain the greatest amount of their cost over time.

Put another way, when the time comes to sell or refinance the home after the renovation has taken place, which of the Top 10 most common fix-it jobs will have depreciated the least?

From, this infographic ranks the Top 10 projects that actually retain value and an estimation of how much that will be.


Written by Michael Haltman, President of Hallmark Abstract Service, New York.

HAS is a provider of title insurance in New York State for residential and commercial real estate transactions specializing in the areas of New York City, Long Island and Westchester.

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