Arizona kitchen remodeling has become more popular among homeowners this year. Why? There is some good news for Arizona home owners: home prices are on the rise for the nation in 2013!
Homeowners are starting to put their home improvement projects into action in order to boost their home value. But what are the biggest opportunities to improve home value thru remodeling? If you answered ‘kitchen’ you are correct.
Even a moderate Arizona kitchen remodeling project will return an average of 80% of its cost! Take a look at the average cost of remodeling for high-end, mid-range, and lower-budget kitchens to get an idea of what you should expect to spend.
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Top 10 Arizona Kitchen and Home Remodeling Projects:
1. Replace exterior siding.
Replacing your old siding can greatly improve energy efficiency and enhance the curb appeal of your home.
2. Replace an entry door.
As with the siding, a new front door can dramatically improve curb appeal of your home.
3. Remodel an attic bedroom.
There are not too may attics here in Arizona, but in other parts of the country this is a sure way to add value to your home.
4. Minor kitchen remodel.
Major work in the kitchen is not always warranted. If you can get away with a minor remodel of the kitchen, this will likely net you a higher ROI.
5. Major kitchen remodel.
We get it. Sometimes a small Arizona kitchen remodel is just not enough. The good news is that you can still recoup most of your investment even in a large kitchen remodel.
6. Master bath remodel.
An outdated master bath can reduce the appeal of your home to prospective buyers. Homeowners are opting for larger walk-in showers over the traditional bathtub.
7. Mid-range garage door replacement.
As with the front door, a new garage door can greatly enhance the curb appeal of the home.
8. High-end garage door replacement.
In higher-end neighborhood, custom garage doors can further enhance the value of your home. These only make sense on homes in the top 5% of home values.
9. New deck or patio.
Backyards help sell homes. Making sure your deck or patio is attractive to buyers can add value.
10. Window replacement.
This enhances the external look of the home and also improve energy efficiency. Be careful though. Windows can be very expensive but you do get what you pay for. Cheap windows will not give you the value that a higher quality window can provide.