Real estate improvements that count

It’s what’s on the outside that counts!

Posted on April 17, 2008

A recent study produced by Hanley Wood LLC in cooperation with the National Association of Realtors' REALTOR Magazine found that the most profitable projects for return on your dollar around the house were outside projects. When looking for the top returns for the dollar, upscale siding and/or fresh paint on the exterior recouped the highest percentage at 88%. Buyers first judge a home by its curb appeal. The "Cost vs.

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