Remodeling Projects With The Greatest Return

Which remodeling projects will pick up the greatest return when a home is sold? Remodeling Magazine asked real estate professionals, and here are their estimates for the South Atlantic states.

68.2%
Roofing Replacement (asphalt shingles)
Job cost: $22,450
Resale value: $15,303

66.7%
Bathroom Remodel
Job cost: $19,680
Resale value: $13,130

53.9%
Bathroom Addition
Job cost: $45,310
Resale value: $24,433

73.2%
Window Replacement (vinyl)
Job cost: $16,992
Resale value: $12,431

66.1%
Window Replacement (wood)
Job cost: $20,724
Resale value: $13,702

80.5%
Siding Replacement (fiber-cement)
Job cost: $15,582
Resale value: $12,550

76%
Siding Replacement (vinyl)
Job cost: $13,153
Resale value: $10,000

88.7%
Garage Door Replacement
Job cost: $3,599
Resale value: $3,191

67%
Entry Door Replacement (steel)
Job cost: $1,798
Resale value: $1,205

94%
Manufactured Stone Veneer
Job cost: $8,797
Resale value: $8,265

58.7%
Major Kitchen Remodel
Job cost: $65,166
Resale value: $38,249

76.3%
Minor Kitchen Remodel
Job cost: $22,125
Resale value: $16,884

77%
Deck Addition (wood)
Job cost: $12,714
Resale value: $9,786

66.6%
Deck Addition (composite)
Job cost: $18,506
Resale value: $12,327

Source: Remodeling Magazine, 2020 Cost vs Value Report, Mid-Range Projects