A few weeks ago, we touched on how certain home remodeling projects can go a long way in adding value to your home. Unfortunately, not all home improvements increase the value of your home. Some can even make your home more difficult to sell. A general rule of thumb is that home improvement projects that are extremely personal are less likely to have a positive effect on resale value. Here are four home improvements that may not increase your home’s value:
If you are making home improvements, focus on increasing the comfort and livability of your home. If you plan to stay in your home for a while, your options on remodeling projects are wide open. However, if your improvements are intended to add resale value to your home, think about potential buyers and how your improvements might be viewed by them.