How to Increase Your Home's Value in Chicagoland

Real Estate


Undertaking (normal expense recovered, national) as indicated by Realtor Magazine:

Minor kitchen rebuild (88%)

Washroom redesign (85%)

Real kitchen redesign (81%)

Family room expansion (80%)

Deck expansion (77%)

Ace suite (75%)

Loft room (74%)

Siding substitution (73%)

Window substitution (69%)

Home office (55%)

Activities that may expand your home's estimation include: Jacuzzi (4 planes or more); perpetual hot tub; in-ground pool; security framework; sprinkler framework; generous out structures; and vaulted roofs. These may not enhance your home: over the ground pool; roof fans; plant lake; and light installations.

l Remodel in view of mass interest.

l Use solid, quality materials.

l Keep the estimation of your property inside 15 to 20 percent of your neighbors'.