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101 Cost-Effective Ways to Increase the Value of Your Home

3.0 of 5 stars 3.00  ·  rating details  ·  17 ratings  ·  3 reviews

Every year, millions of Americans spend varying degrees of time and money on home improvements. Which improvements are likely to add the greatest value on resale? What kinds of small, inexpensive projects can really make a difference? How do homeowners get started on the project of their dreams? Real estate expert Steve Berges draws on his more than 25 years of experience

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Paperback, 304 pages
Published June 1st 2004 by Kaplan Business
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Robin
The book’s title says it all. Bergers, a real estate investor with plenty of experience in “flipping” homes, rates the relative value of home improvements in terms of resale price. Ratings run from one star (weak) to five stars (strong). This subject might have been quite dry, but the author's anecdotes and unpretentious writing style, plus the design of the layout, make it enjoyable. There are sections on overall improvements, indoor and outdoor improvements, electrical, heating & plumbing. ...more
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This book was just helpful a medium amount. It did have a lot of good advice and also provided ratings for how much projects could affect the sale price of your home. However, I really wanted to know how installing radiant heat flooring would affect the value of my house. While this book did have a chapter on heated floors it was totally tailored to the author's real estate market in Canada and not helpful to my situation in NC.
Michelle
Jun 22, 2007 Michelle rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Home Owners
The book was a pretty quick read. It had some really good tips. Most of what was inside is common sense. There were some things I didn't really think about. However, most of what was listed as "the highest priority" were things I was already planning on doing. Overall, a nice simple guide to look at if you are planning on fixing up your house. This is really not something I would buy, but would definitely check out from the library.
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