We are often asked about the best place to spend money on a home and get the best value when selling. Remodeling Magazine recentlycompleted a Denver area report on the return on investment for home renovations. Here a peek at the top 10 in order with the percent recouped:

  1. Kitchen Remodel (Approx $20k), 87.8%
  2. Manufactured Stone Veneer, 82.9%
  3. Attic Insulation, 80.4%
  4. Two Story Addition, 76.7%
  5. Vinyl Window Replacement, 72.1%
  6. Wood Deck Addition, 71.0%
  7. Family Room Addition, 69.9%
  8. Garage Door Replacement, 69.8%
  9. Siding Replacement, 67.2%
  10. Entry Door Replacement

Rounding out the bottom 5 for those who are curious:

  1. Backup Power Generator, 37.4%
  2. Bathroom Addition, 49.7%
  3. Backyard Patio, 55.4%
  4. Major Kitchen Remodel (Approx. $60k), 60.5%
  5. Bathroom Remodel, 61.2%

The full report can be downloaded here: http://www.remodeling.hw.net/cost-vs-value/2017/mountain/denver-co/

Of course, every situation is different and locale and overall saleability have the largest effect on value. Contact us for a personal assessment walkthrough or for recommendations of qualified contractors and professionals.