We Asked the Network: Which Home Improvement have the Best ROI?

November 8, 2018

Featured in Luxury Real Esatate Magazine

Every homeowner wants to get the most out of their home improvements. Whether you’re looking to put your house on the market soon or waiting for years to come, it is comforting to know that the investment of time and money is worth the effort and adding value to your home. ChartWith that in mind, we took the issue to the experts. We asked the leading minds of Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate members to rank, in their experience, which improvement projects provide homeowners with the best return on investment when selling their house. Read on to see what they had to say and to discover where in your home your improvements will ultimately have the biggest impact.

Results from Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate Members

  • Kitchen Remodel
  • Bathroom Remodel
  • Upgraded Appliances
  • New Roof
  • Designer Landscaping
  • Deck or Patio Addition
  • Upgraded Windows
  • Additional Space (finished basement, attic, added room, etc.)
  • Exterior Improvements (manufactured stone veneer, siding, garage door, etc.)
  • Updated with Smart Home Technology

A Couple Words from Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate Members

“Open up the floor plan to create more open space (remove walls) for a large open floor plan. Open living is hot right now and it’s a top selling point. Less walls the better.”

- Michael Chez, Rodeo Realty Fine Estates

Remodel“Today’s buyers seem to have more money than time to invest in their homes. In many families, both spouses work, or one spouse is busy raising the family and they want turn-key properties. For today’s buyers it’s all about lifestyle. People want places to gather with family and friends, beautiful outdoor living areas, great working chef’s kitchens and luxurious baths to relax in. Buyers value hardwood floors, closet systems and above all, improvements that speak to quality.”

- Jane R. Poppelreiter, Compass San Francisco

“Install an A/C system, as this isn’t common in Germany due to general weather conditions, but over the past five years it has become more sought after to have one. A garage upgrade as well, perhaps more parking space or a fast loading station for electronic cars.”

- Peter Rabitz, Koch & Friends Immobilien

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