That's also the picture around Boston, with a couple of notable exceptions. A mid-range major kitchen remodel (average cost $65K) has a 70% return, comparable to the siding and window replacements percentage return. But a mid-range minor kitchen remodel (avg cost $21K) gives back 80%. An attic bedroom remodel is another higher yield project at 72%. See the full set of Metro Boston data for rankings of all types of home improvement projects in our area.
|Hands-On kitchen remodel project from 2011|
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