When setting out to do home improvements home owners should carefully consider their objectives. Are you making changes for yourself, or are you making changes with the intent of increasing your property value?
Not all home improvements translate into higher home values. A recent Cost vs. Value Survey conducted by Remodeling Magazine provided some interesting insights into high value remodeling projects. The best projects to take on when making improvements with an eye to later resale include kitchens, bathrooms, and backyard decks.