Home remodeling projects that boost curb appeal pay off the most

Home renovation activity may have cooled somewhat compared with its pandemic-era frenzy, but homeowners are still investing in their spaces, particularly as the spring housing market heats up.

And when it comes to the return on investment, some projects now offer the highest return values in history — with a few home upgrades averaging returns of nearly 200% for the first time ever — according to the 2024 Cost vs. Value report from Zonda Media, a housing market research and analytics firm.

Garage door replacements offered the highest average return at 194%, followed by upgrading to a steel front door,

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4 Home Improvement Projects That Are Tax Deductible

Whether you’re a new homeowner who’s knee-deep in a gut renovation or you’re making necessary upgrades to your forever home, you might think that every home improvement is simply a sunk cost. Don’t despair, though. Home improvements can greatly increase the value of your home in the long run (especially if you decide to sell). You can also get a much-needed tax break if your renovation projects qualify. Courtney Klosterman, home insights expert at the home insurance company Hippo, is here to walk us through the specifics.

“Despite a really rocky year for homeowners in terms of rising

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Be the Gift helps single moms, widows with home repair projects

By Shelley Widhalm
The Surveyor

Be The Gift doesn’t want single mothers and widows in northern Colorado to have a home repair go unattended when there are dozens of volunteers willing to do the work.

“They have to allocate and put more of their resources into their family. Sometimes that leaves their home needing love and care and updating,” said Katie Johnson, development and event director for Be the Gift, a faith-based nonprofit headquartered in Loveland. “We can come in and fill that gap for them.”

Be the Gift provides home repairs and handyman services to female homeowners at no

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The most popular home projects are not the ones with the best return

Most homeowners are planning to remodel at some point down the road, but not everyone will get their money’s worth in improved home value.

Of all home improvement projects, the most popular are sparkling bathroom overhauls, according to newly released data from the Contractor Growth Network, followed by big-ticket kitchen and basement renovations.

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In some cases, homeowners may get that money back when it’s time to sell, but more often, these home renovations rarely deliver a great return.

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