A family that decides to undertake a minor, midrange kitchen remodel can expect to recoup 62% of their investment should they decide to sell their home.
A major midrange kitchen remodel carries with it a recoup rate of 54%.
Finally, a major upscale kitchen remodel comes with a recoup rate of 51%.
What about bathrooms? A family that undertakes a midrange bathroom remodel will get back 59% of their investment.
Upscale bathroom remodels offer 48% back.
As for window replacements, vinyl windows promise to keep 62% of their cost, whereas wood windows allow you to recoup 46% of their cost.
Last, but definitely not least, is the recoup rate for door replacements. A steel entry door carries with it a rate of 69%, and a fiberglass grand entrance will carry a 54%.
It pays to be mindful of the fact that a homeowner’s net cost of remodeling is not the list price of the remodel, but rather the recoup rate multiplied by the list price.