According to their annual Cost vs. Value report published at the end of 2004 by Realtor Magazine, remodeling of 25 year or older bathrooms received the highest percentage recoup of costs at time of sale (90.1%), followed by addition of a deck and then by window replacements.
For the top 10 improvements nationally and their average costs, see http://www.realtor.org/rmomag.NSF/pages/costvaluedec04b?OpenDocument
See also see additonal NAR Cost vs Value reports for various years.
For more related current information, read our Remodeling Cost vs Value article.
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