Updating a kitchen or bath with a full remodel isn’t always the best return on investment. It can help you sell faster but you may not get 100% of your money back. That is the risk.

Here’s a list of projects that may help you decide where to put your time and money when getting ready to put your home on the market.

ProjectLong-Term ROI
New Roof
Hardwood Floors100.0%
Entry door replacement (steel)98.0%
New garage door87.0%
Siding replacement (fiber-cement)83.9%
Minor kitchen remodel (midrange)81.8%
Window replacement (vinyl – mid-range) 78.6%
Bathroom remodel (midrange) 77.1% 

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