If you’re anything like us, you’re probably constantly on the prowl for ways to make life at home sweeter and more luxurious—while, not incidentally, boosting your property’s value and without breaking the bank.
Luckily for you, you can indeed have it all. Here are some big-impact improvements you can pull off that can be surprisingly cost-efficient—especially when you take into account the return on investment. Because it’s all about the ROI and living the good life.
1. Spruce up your patio
Average cost of a new patio: $3,007
Increase in home value: 3% to 4%
It’s no secret that more homeowners regard their backyard as an extension of their living space. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that outdoor kitchens and furnished patio areas alongside a fire pit are increasingly popular.