Homeowners Reap Remodeling Benefits Whether Selling or Staying, Say Realtors®
Posted by: The National Association of REALTORS® - MAGGIE KASPERSKI on Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 12:00:00 am
Survey Says -- The reasons homeowners choose a remodel and the increased happiness certain projects bring once completed:
- 64 percent have experienced increased enjoyment in their home after completing a remodeling project.
- 75 percent of respondents said they felt a major sense of accomplishment when thinking of their completed project.
- 54 percent of respondents felt happy about the changes to their home, and 40 percent felt satisfied.
- 38 percent of homeowners said they wanted to upgrade worn-out surfaces, finishes and materials; 17 percent wanted to add features and improve livability; and 13 percent believed it was time for a change.
What appeals most to potential buyers?
What yields the biggest financial results upon resale?