Home improvements that pay you back

1. Remodeling the kitchen. 60%-120%

You can expect to recoup 60%-1120% of your invstment on a kitchen remodel, as long as you don’t go overboard. You should never make your kitchen fancier than the rest of the house, or the neighborhood.


2. Bathroom addition. 80%-130%

If your home only has one bathroom, you can recoup a large chunk of your investment by adding another one. It’s estimated that you can recoup 80%-130% of whatever your spend adding a bathroom.


3. Adding square footage. 50%-83%

Adding more square footage to your home with a new room can be an incredibly expensive project. However, you can typically recoup between 50% and 83% of your initial investment. Just make sure you keep costs under control.


4. Deck addition. 65%-90%

If you make your deck and your backyard more appealing, your house will be more appealing to prospective buyers when you decide to sell. Homeowners can recoup 65%-90% of their investment by adding a deck.

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2770 Sea View Pkwy, Alameda, CA

4 Beds / 2.5 Baths Townhouse

Monthly Rent: $3250

2-story serene setting, 4 bedrooms and 2.5 baths townhouse by walking trail and water.

Lower level: Marble entry to wall to wall carpet in living room with fireplace, shutters provide the elegant classic setting and privacy. L shape dining area opens to a separate patio, great spot for morning coffee. Spacious updated eat-in kitchen comprises of tile floor, Corian counter top, bay window, stainless steel appliances, pantry and plenty of cabinets space. Another patio extends the outdoor living outside the kitchen.

Upper level: Staircase leading to the 4 bedrooms and 2 full baths. Hallway bath was remodeled and covered with marble flooring and shower over tub. Double sinks in the updated master bathroom and vanity setting.

Amenities and Appliances included: Two-car side by side garage, guest parking ample off street parking; stove, refrigerator and washer & dryer.

For more info: http://www.postlets.com/rts/9999136

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