The Very Worst Home Improvement Projects

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Let’s face it, most home improvements don’t offer a good return on investment. But then again, there’s the benefit of having certain creature comforts and accessories added to your lifestyle that you can’t put a price on. Regardless, for those of you wanting to know which home improvements are real money suckers with the poorest return on investment, we’ve prepared this information.
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Kitchen Remodeling

The cost for this major kitchen remodeling job is: $59999. The resale value is $38,938. Cost recouped here is only 64.9 percent
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Adding A Composite Deck

Cost for this deck: $16,798. Te resale value: $10,819. Percentage of cost recouped: 64.4 percent.
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Adding To Your Master Suite

In the mid-range category, having a master suite addition like this cost: $115,810. The resale value: $74,224. Percentage of cost recouped: 64.1 percent
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Upscale Kitchen remodeling

Cost for this upscale remodeled kitchen is: 119,909. Resale value: $73,707. Percent of cost recouped: 61.5 percent
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Backup Generator

For the security of having a power generator as backup you’ll spend: $12,712 The resale value: $7556. Cost recouped: 59.4 percent.
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Upscale Composite Deck

So you want to go for a more upscale look? This composite deck will set you back $37,943. Resale Value: $21,877. Cost recouped: 57.7 percent.
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Upscale Bathroom Remodeling

This bathroom remodeling job cost $57,411. The resale value: $32,998. Cost recouped: 57.5 percent
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Upscale Master Suite Addition

To update your love nest the way celebrities do, you’ll have to part with $245,474. Resale value: $140,448. Cost recouped: 56.7 percent.
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Upscale Bathroom Addition

Bath in luxury with this new and improved bathroom for only $79,380. Resale value: $45,006. Cost recouped 56.7 percent
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Mid-Range Bathroom Addition

For a bathroom upgrade in the mid-range class, be prepared to pay out $42,233. Resale value is $23,727. Cost recouped: 56.2 percent.
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