In a previous post, Value of the Most Popular Home Improvement Projects, we outlined for you where your clients can expect the greatest return on investment for remodeling the rooms of their homes. While none of the most popular home improvements offered an overwhelming return, bathrooms and kitchens consistently showed the best ROI. Here, we present some of the most profitable kitchen upgrades to improve the ROI of a remodel.You can use these tips to help close the deal on kitchen upgrades when you have a client that wants to “think about it some more”.Recessed lighting, double sinks and ample room to sit and eat are the top trends in kitchen designs, according to a recent National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) survey. Yet, according to Realtor.com, custom cabinetry, a kitchen island, creative lighting, granite counters, large pantry, stainless-steel appliances, tile backsplash, and breakfast bar.
Hot Trends in Kitchen Appliances
High-end appliances, also known as “kitchen bling”, are typically the most expensive renovation, usually with an equally high ROI. Call it a need for eye candy, but shiny new appliances – fridge, stove, stainless-steel dishwasher – have a huge impact on prospective home buyers, which is good news for the current homeowner.From retro to contemporary, appliances can “make the space” when it comes to kitchen renovations.
Custom Cabinetry in the Kitchen Offers Good ROI
After appliances, cabinets are the most expensive item on a kitchen upgrade checklist, averaging between $3,900 and $12,000.Custom cabinets say something about the homeowner, reflecting both taste and functionality. (Ikea.com)
While a trip to the Bahamas might be nice, island life in the kitchen has huge potential for increasing the value of a renovation. Combined with granite counter tops, another popular improvement, a kitchen island should always be considered, if space is available. (Mutfak Modelleri)
Stone Countertops are Hard to Beat
Pure white is making a comeback. When added to the countertops, you may be creating an unbeatable combination for your client. (Mutfak Modelleri)While the immediate goal of a kitchen renovation is to make the most popular room in the house even more livable, it’s always wise to keep the eventual return on investment of kitchen upgrades in mind for your client.Looking for more new design trends, tips, and ideas? Get in touch with TD Fall today.