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2013 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.
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South Atlantic  2013 National Averages

Project
Job Cost
Resale Value
Cost Recouped
Change vs 2011-12
Entry Door Replacement | Steel
Job Cost:  $1,096   $1,137
Resale Value:  $1,010   $974
Cost Recouped:  92.2%   85.6%
$1,096   $1,137 $1,010   $974 92.2%   85.6%
Siding Replacement | Fiber-Cement
Job Cost:  $12,167   $13,083
Resale Value:  $10,692   $10,379
Cost Recouped:  87.9%   79.3%
$12,167   $13,083 $10,692   $10,379 87.9%   79.3%
Deck Addition | Wood
Job Cost:  $8,550   $9,327
Resale Value:  $7,128   $7,213
Cost Recouped:  83.4%   77.3%
$8,550   $9,327 $7,128   $7,213 83.4%   77.3%
Basement Remodel
Job Cost:  $56,432   $61,303
Resale Value:  $44,949   $43,095
Cost Recouped:  79.7%   70.3%
$56,432   $61,303 $44,949   $43,095 79.7%   70.3%
Siding Replacement | Vinyl
Job Cost:  $10,374   $11,192
Resale Value:  $8,194   $8,154
Cost Recouped:  79.0%   72.9%
$10,374   $11,192 $8,194   $8,154 79.0%   72.9%
Attic Bedroom
Job Cost:  $44,429   $47,919
Resale Value:  $35,021   $34,916
Cost Recouped:  78.8%   72.9%
$44,429   $47,919 $35,021   $34,916 78.8%   72.9%
Garage Door Replacement
Job Cost:  $1,431   $1,496
Resale Value:  $1,127   $1,132
Cost Recouped:  78.8%   75.7%
$1,431   $1,496 $1,127   $1,132 78.8%   75.7%
Garage Door Replacement
Job Cost:  $2,632   $2,720
Resale Value:  $2,017   $2,046
Cost Recouped:  76.6%   75.2%
$2,632   $2,720 $2,017   $2,046 76.6%   75.2%
Siding Replacement | Foam-backed Vinyl
Job Cost:  $12,825   $13,818
Resale Value:  $9,813   $9,926
Cost Recouped:  76.5%   71.8%
$12,825   $13,818 $9,813   $9,926 76.5%   71.8%
Window Replacement | Wood | Midrange
Job Cost:  $10,160   $10,708
Resale Value:  $7,592   $7,852
Cost Recouped:  74.7%   73.3%
$10,160   $10,708 $7,592   $7,852 74.7%   73.3%
Minor Kitchen Remodel | Midrange
Job Cost:  $17,476   $18,527
Resale Value:  $13,023   $13,977
Cost Recouped:  74.5%   75.4%
$17,476   $18,527 $13,023   $13,977 74.5%   75.4%
Window Replacement | Vinyl | Midrange
Job Cost:  $9,268   $9,770
Resale Value:  $6,906   $6,961
Cost Recouped:  74.5%   71.2%
$9,268   $9,770 $6,906   $6,961 74.5%   71.2%
Window Replacement | Vinyl
Job Cost:  $12,624   $13,055
Resale Value:  $9,266   $9,295
Cost Recouped:  73.4%   71.2%
$12,624   $13,055 $9,266   $9,295 73.4%   71.2%
Major Kitchen Remodel | Midrange
Job Cost:  $51,044   $53,931
Resale Value:  $36,258   $37,139
Cost Recouped:  71.0%   68.9%
$51,044   $53,931 $36,258   $37,139 71.0%   68.9%
Deck Addition | Composite
Job Cost:  $14,389   $15,084
Resale Value:  $10,181   $10,184
Cost Recouped:  70.8%   67.5%
$14,389   $15,084 $10,181   $10,184 70.8%   67.5%
Window Replacement | Wood
Job Cost:  $15,849   $16,361
Resale Value:  $11,113   $11,194
Cost Recouped:  70.1%   68.4%
$15,849   $16,361 $11,113   $11,194 70.1%   68.4%
Bath Remodel | Midrange
Job Cost:  $14,612   $15,782
Resale Value:  $10,194   $10,295
Cost Recouped:  69.8%   65.2%
$14,612   $15,782 $10,194   $10,295 69.8%   65.2%
Two-Story Addition
Job Cost:  $144,436   $152,470
Resale Value:  $99,855   $99,674
Cost Recouped:  69.1%   65.4%
$144,436   $152,470 $99,855   $99,674 69.1%   65.4%
Roofing Replacement | Asphalt Shingles
Job Cost:  $17,302   $18,488
Resale Value:  $11,574   $11,633
Cost Recouped:  66.9%   62.9%
$17,302   $18,488 $11,574   $11,633 66.9%   62.9%
Garage Addition
Job Cost:  $46,123   $48,806
Resale Value:  $30,461   $31,091
Cost Recouped:  66.0%   63.7%
$46,123   $48,806 $30,461   $31,091 66.0%   63.7%
Family Room Addition
Job Cost:  $73,082   $79,006
Resale Value:  $48,168   $50,013
Cost Recouped:  65.9%   63.3%
$73,082   $79,006 $48,168   $50,013 65.9%   63.3%
Master Suite Addition | Midrange
Job Cost:  $94,589   $101,873
Resale Value:  $62,339   $64,390
Cost Recouped:  65.9%   63.2%
$94,589   $101,873 $62,339   $64,390 65.9%   63.2%
Grand Entrance | Fiberglass
Job Cost:  $6,916   $7,088
Resale Value:  $4,434   $4,528
Cost Recouped:  64.1%   63.9%
$6,916   $7,088 $4,434   $4,528 64.1%   63.9%
Entry Door Replacement | Fiberglass | Midrange
Job Cost:  $2,694   $2,753
Resale Value:  $1,694   $1,813
Cost Recouped:  62.9%   65.9%
$2,694   $2,753 $1,694   $1,813 62.9%   65.9%
Deck Addition | Composite
Job Cost:  $32,359   $34,403
Resale Value:  $20,180   $20,532
Cost Recouped:  62.4%   59.7%
$32,359   $34,403 $20,180   $20,532 62.4%   59.7%
Roofing Replacement
Job Cost:  $30,305   $33,880
Resale Value:  $18,826   $19,194
Cost Recouped:  62.1%   56.7%
$30,305   $33,880 $18,826   $19,194 62.1%   56.7%
Backup Power Generator
Job Cost:  $10,918   $11,410
Resale Value:  $6,698   $6,014
Cost Recouped:  61.3%   52.7%
$10,918   $11,410 $6,698   $6,014 61.3%   52.7%
Bath Remodel | Upscale
Job Cost:  $47,786   $50,007
Resale Value:  $28,910   $29,162
Cost Recouped:  60.5%   58.3%
$47,786   $50,007 $28,910   $29,162 60.5%   58.3%
Major Kitchen Remodel | Upscale
Job Cost:  $103,317   $107,406
Resale Value:  $62,307   $64,113
Cost Recouped:  60.3%   59.7%
$103,317   $107,406 $62,307   $64,113 60.3%   59.7%
Bathroom Addition | Midrange
Job Cost:  $34,852   $37,501
Resale Value:  $20,581   $20,569
Cost Recouped:  59.1%   54.8%
$34,852   $37,501 $20,581   $20,569 59.1%   54.8%
Bathroom Addition | Upscale
Job Cost:  $67,157   $70,969
Resale Value:  $39,443   $39,730
Cost Recouped:  58.7%   56.0%
$67,157   $70,969 $39,443   $39,730 58.7%   56.0%
Garage Addition
Job Cost:  $76,258   $80,511
Resale Value:  $43,769   $44,034
Cost Recouped:  57.4%   54.7%
$76,258   $80,511 $43,769   $44,034 57.4%   54.7%
Master Suite Addition | Upscale
Job Cost:  $209,125   $220,086
Resale Value:  $114,132   $114,569
Cost Recouped:  54.6%   52.1%
$209,125   $220,086 $114,132   $114,569 54.6%   52.1%
Sunroom Addition
Job Cost:  $68,181   $72,179
Resale Value:  $33,975   $33,529
Cost Recouped:  49.8%   46.5%
$68,181   $72,179 $33,975   $33,529 49.8%   46.5%
Home Office Remodel
Job Cost:  $25,645   $27,292
Resale Value:  $11,176   $11,911
Cost Recouped:  43.6%   43.6%
$25,645   $27,292 $11,176   $11,911 43.6%   43.6%
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