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8 Home Renovations That Pay Off When It’s Time to Sell


Harry J. FournierMaking home improvements is an exciting perk of homeownership. But, not all renovations are created equal if you’re planning to sell your home down the road. According to RISMedia, there are eight renovations that add tremendous value both while you are living in the home and when you’re ready to sell. Among the list is a wood deck. Not only does a well-crafted wood deck help make summer more enjoyable, remodeling experts say it yields an 80 percent return on your investment when it comes to improving your home’s resale value. New energy-efficient windows also offer a big payoff yielding a 79 percent return on a $10,000 investment.

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