The 5 Most Cost-Effective Renovations For Your NYC Apartment

The 5 Most Cost-Effective Renovations For Your NYC Apartment

The 5 Most Cost-Effective Renovations For Your NYC Apartment

An excerpt from a post that originally appeared on on April 24, 2015


Smaller projects like replacing cabinet fronts and countertops in a kitchen can increase your sales price significantly. Credit: Pablo Enriquez for The New York Times

High-end, major remodeling projects don’t always offer the most favorable return on investment when you sell your home. Lower-cost but highly visible changes can often do more to increase profits in a sale, as Tim McKeough writes in (NY Times’) cover story in the Real Estate section. Here are some simple improvements that may offer the most bang for the buck.

In apartments and houses:

Refinishing hardwood floors

Painting walls

Replacing kitchen countertops

Installing new kitchen appliances

Replacing kitchen cabinet doors and drawer fronts

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RJ Diaz is a renovation and remodeling construction management executive in New York City. RJ is passionate about high quality, well-crafted construction and started RenovatingNYC in 2010 to share news and information specific to the industry as well as profile the best resources essential for a project’s success. For advice about your own renovation or remodeling plans, preliminary cost estimates and project opportunities, please contact RJ using the form below.