Remodeling Impact

Considering remodeling? Before you get started, you may want to determine what changes will bring you the most return on your investment. Small changes can often have a big impact on the livability and buyer-appeal of a home. Regardless of whether you are looking to spend tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars, the Steven Cohen Team would be happy to share ideas and provide referrals for whatever project you have in mind. 

DIY vs HIRING A PROFESSIONAL

  • 38% of owners did the projects themselves
  • 28% of owners hired a professional for the entire work
  • 20% of owners hired the labor but purchased the materials
  • 13% of owners contributed some DIY labor

PERCENTAGE OF OWNERS REPORT THE SINGLE MOST IMPORTANT RESULT FROM REMODELING IS:

  • 34% better functionality and livability
  • 17% durable and long-lasting results, materials, and appliances
  • 15% beauty and aesthetics
  • 15% the change added more of the owner’s personality to the house 
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Sources: National Association of Realtors, Forbes