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2010-11 Cost vs Value Report

This site compares average cost for 30 popular remodeling projects with the value those projects retain at resale in 100 U.S. markets. Check out this year's trends and how they compare to prior years. Editor's Note: Please see here for an important update.

Regional City Data - Chicago, Illinois

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City data for 23 projects, including:
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Chicago, Illinois  2010-11 East North Central Averages

Project
Job Cost
Resale Value
Cost Recouped
Change vs 2009-10
Siding Replacement | Fiber-Cement
Job Cost:  $14,477   $13,576
Resale Value:  $11,337   $9,369
Cost Recouped:  78.3%   69.0%
$14,477   $13,576 $11,337   $9,369 78.3%   69.0%
Minor Kitchen Remodel | Midrange
Job Cost:  $25,214   $22,239
Resale Value:  $18,148   $14,169
Cost Recouped:  72.0%   63.7%
$25,214   $22,239 $18,148   $14,169 72.0%   63.7%
Attic Bedroom
Job Cost:  $71,988   $54,517
Resale Value:  $51,309   $38,934
Cost Recouped:  71.3%   71.4%
$71,988   $54,517 $51,309   $38,934 71.3%   71.4%
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