So, your house needs some work. The kitchen, for one, could use an overhaul, and you've always meant to add an extra bedroom. But you have no clue how much it would cost -- and if it would even be worth it to spend the money.
According to Remodeling magazine, about how much can you expect to pay for a major kitchen renovation?
What's a good rule of thumb for how much to invest in home renovations?
10 to 20 percent of your home's appraised value
20 to 30 percent
30 to 40 percent
Remodeling magazine said that in 2005, you could recoup 103.6 percent of your investment if you replaced your home's siding with "upscale" siding. About how much would this cost?
What's the average price of a roof replacement?
According to the National Association of Home Builders, how much were Americans expected to spend on home renovations in 2009?
Electric radiant heat is one fairly inexpensive way to warm up a floor. About how much does it cost per square foot?
$8 to $15
$12 to $17
$15 to $21
One positive aspect of a slow real-estate market is the drop in home renovation costs. How much does Money magazine estimate you can save on your renovation projects in a downbeat economy?
What's the average price per square foot for a room addition?
What's the average price per square foot for a deck?
One easy and inexpensive upgrade often mentioned by experts is crown molding. About how much would it cost to add crown molding to a room?