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woman remodeling orland park home for sale

This is another Throwback Thursday post I wrote in December 6, 2005, that still holds true today.  The link to the Cost vs. Value Report still works and gives you a choice of years to choose from.

Cost vs. Value Report

One of the reports I really look forward to each year is the National Association of Realtors’ (NAR) “Cost vs. Value Report“.  This report can help you make your own determination on whether a remodel project is worth it to you and gives you an idea of what you should be able to expect as a return on that investment.

If you’re thinking of doing a remodeling project for the sake of selling your home I would suggest speaking to an agent or home stager before doing anything.  I’ve noticed that sometimes sellers want to do too much

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remodeled orland park home As a licensed REALTOR® I have a subscription to REALTOR Magazine, a comprehensive publication provided by the National Association of REALTORS®.  One of my favorite issues is the annual issue featuring a real estate Remodeling Cost vs. Value Report compiled for the current year (2006).  Download their report here.

I like to save this article to bring along on listing presentations to help back up some items sellers might think are worthwhile expenses to sell their home when I feel they won't get their money back.  In my opinion, this is one of the most informative articles the magazine puts out every year.

You Can't Always Get Back What You Paid

One seller insisted that he wanted to add the $5,000 onto the market value of his home because that's

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