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2014 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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Regional Data - New England

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New England  2014 National Averages

Project
Job Cost
Resale Value
Cost Recouped
Change vs 2013
Entry Door Replacement | Steel
Job Cost:  $1,183   $1,162
Resale Value:  $1,285   $1,122
Cost Recouped:  109.0%   96.6%
$1,183   $1,162 $1,285   $1,122 109.0%   96.6%
Deck Addition | Wood
Job Cost:  $10,116   $9,539
Resale Value:  $10,219   $8,334
Cost Recouped:  101.0%   87.4%
$10,116   $9,539 $10,219   $8,334 101.0%   87.4%
Siding Replacement | Vinyl
Job Cost:  $11,903   $11,475
Resale Value:  $11,079   $8,975
Cost Recouped:  93.0%   78.2%
$11,903   $11,475 $11,079   $8,975 93.0%   78.2%
Siding Replacement | Fiber-Cement
Job Cost:  $13,914   $13,378
Resale Value:  $12,909   $11,645
Cost Recouped:  93.0%   87.0%
$13,914   $13,378 $12,909   $11,645 93.0%   87.0%
Attic Bedroom
Job Cost:  $51,621   $49,438
Resale Value:  $44,732   $41,656
Cost Recouped:  87.0%   84.3%
$51,621   $49,438 $44,732   $41,656 87.0%   84.3%
Minor Kitchen Remodel | Midrange
Job Cost:  $19,554   $18,856
Resale Value:  $17,091   $15,585
Cost Recouped:  87.0%   82.7%
$19,554   $18,856 $17,091   $15,585 87.0%   82.7%
Window Replacement | Vinyl | Midrange
Job Cost:  $10,252   $9,978
Resale Value:  $8,924   $7,857
Cost Recouped:  87.0%   78.7%
$10,252   $9,978 $8,924   $7,857 87.0%   78.7%
Siding Replacement | Foam-backed Vinyl
Job Cost:  $14,674   $14,236
Resale Value:  $12,802   $11,124
Cost Recouped:  87.0%   78.1%
$14,674   $14,236 $12,802   $11,124 87.0%   78.1%
Garage Door Replacement
Job Cost:  $2,862   $2,791
Resale Value:  $2,483   $2,315
Cost Recouped:  87.0%   82.9%
$2,862   $2,791 $2,483   $2,315 87.0%   82.9%
Garage Door Replacement
Job Cost:  $1,586   $1,534
Resale Value:  $1,353   $1,283
Cost Recouped:  85.0%   83.7%
$1,586   $1,534 $1,353   $1,283 85.0%   83.7%
Window Replacement | Wood | Midrange
Job Cost:  $11,257   $10,926
Resale Value:  $9,446   $8,662
Cost Recouped:  84.0%   79.3%
$11,257   $10,926 $9,446   $8,662 84.0%   79.3%
Window Replacement | Vinyl
Job Cost:  $13,582   $13,385
Resale Value:  $10,763   $10,252
Cost Recouped:  79.0%   76.6%
$13,582   $13,385 $10,763   $10,252 79.0%   76.6%
Deck Addition | Composite
Job Cost:  $15,733   $15,437
Resale Value:  $12,202   $11,476
Cost Recouped:  78.0%   74.3%
$15,733   $15,437 $12,202   $11,476 78.0%   74.3%
Window Replacement | Wood
Job Cost:  $17,060   $16,798
Resale Value:  $13,192   $12,438
Cost Recouped:  77.0%   74.0%
$17,060   $16,798 $13,192   $12,438 77.0%   74.0%
Master Suite Addition | Midrange
Job Cost:  $108,640   $103,844
Resale Value:  $82,571   $70,121
Cost Recouped:  76.0%   67.5%
$108,640   $103,844 $82,571   $70,121 76.0%   67.5%
Two-Story Addition
Job Cost:  $159,401   $155,365
Resale Value:  $120,938   $111,579
Cost Recouped:  76.0%   71.8%
$159,401   $155,365 $120,938   $111,579 76.0%   71.8%
Bath Remodel | Midrange
Job Cost:  $16,956   $16,128
Resale Value:  $12,477   $11,688
Cost Recouped:  74.0%   72.5%
$16,956   $16,128 $12,477   $11,688 74.0%   72.5%
Major Kitchen Remodel | Midrange
Job Cost:  $56,878   $54,909
Resale Value:  $42,062   $40,732
Cost Recouped:  74.0%   74.2%
$56,878   $54,909 $42,062   $40,732 74.0%   74.2%
Entry Door Replacement | Fiberglass | Midrange
Job Cost:  $2,848   $2,822
Resale Value:  $2,081   $1,997
Cost Recouped:  73.0%   70.8%
$2,848   $2,822 $2,081   $1,997 73.0%   70.8%
Backup Power Generator
Job Cost:  $12,049   $11,742
Resale Value:  $8,640   $7,922
Cost Recouped:  72.0%   67.5%
$12,049   $11,742 $8,640   $7,922 72.0%   67.5%
Roofing Replacement | Asphalt Shingles
Job Cost:  $20,473   $18,913
Resale Value:  $14,762   $12,777
Cost Recouped:  72.0%   67.6%
$20,473   $18,913 $14,762   $12,777 72.0%   67.6%
Grand Entrance | Fiberglass
Job Cost:  $7,376   $7,305
Resale Value:  $5,343   $5,163
Cost Recouped:  72.0%   70.7%
$7,376   $7,305 $5,343   $5,163 72.0%   70.7%
Basement Remodel
Job Cost:  $66,029   $62,834
Resale Value:  $46,299   $48,777
Cost Recouped:  70.0%   77.6%
$66,029   $62,834 $46,299   $48,777 70.0%   77.6%
Garage Addition
Job Cost:  $51,597   $49,911
Resale Value:  $35,199   $34,598
Cost Recouped:  68.0%   69.3%
$51,597   $49,911 $35,199   $34,598 68.0%   69.3%
Deck Addition | Composite
Job Cost:  $36,220   $35,158
Resale Value:  $24,753   $22,881
Cost Recouped:  68.0%   65.1%
$36,220   $35,158 $24,753   $22,881 68.0%   65.1%
Family Room Addition
Job Cost:  $85,074   $80,765
Resale Value:  $56,783   $55,540
Cost Recouped:  67.0%   68.8%
$85,074   $80,765 $56,783   $55,540 67.0%   68.8%
Major Kitchen Remodel | Upscale
Job Cost:  $112,487   $109,935
Resale Value:  $73,989   $69,973
Cost Recouped:  66.0%   63.6%
$112,487   $109,935 $73,989   $69,973 66.0%   63.6%
Bath Remodel | Upscale
Job Cost:  $52,547   $51,374
Resale Value:  $33,836   $32,660
Cost Recouped:  64.0%   63.6%
$52,547   $51,374 $33,836   $32,660 64.0%   63.6%
Roofing Replacement
Job Cost:  $38,788   $34,495
Resale Value:  $23,859   $21,731
Cost Recouped:  62.0%   63.0%
$38,788   $34,495 $23,859   $21,731 62.0%   63.0%
Bathroom Addition | Upscale
Job Cost:  $74,785   $72,538
Resale Value:  $44,692   $43,936
Cost Recouped:  60.0%   60.6%
$74,785   $72,538 $44,692   $43,936 60.0%   60.6%
Bathroom Addition | Midrange
Job Cost:  $39,786   $38,186
Resale Value:  $23,193   $22,940
Cost Recouped:  58.0%   60.1%
$39,786   $38,186 $23,193   $22,940 58.0%   60.1%
Garage Addition
Job Cost:  $84,601   $82,311
Resale Value:  $47,105   $48,065
Cost Recouped:  56.0%   58.4%
$84,601   $82,311 $47,105   $48,065 56.0%   58.4%
Master Suite Addition | Upscale
Job Cost:  $230,924   $224,989
Resale Value:  $124,528   $125,920
Cost Recouped:  54.0%   56.0%
$230,924   $224,989 $124,528   $125,920 54.0%   56.0%
Sunroom Addition
Job Cost:  $75,840   $73,546
Resale Value:  $39,530   $38,011
Cost Recouped:  52.0%   51.7%
$75,840   $73,546 $39,530   $38,011 52.0%   51.7%
Home Office Remodel
Job Cost:  $29,058   $28,000
Resale Value:  $12,885   $13,697
Cost Recouped:  44.0%   48.9%
$29,058   $28,000 $12,885   $13,697 44.0%   48.9%
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