Biggest Bang for Your Buck: 2018 Upgrades

Some renovations are better than others. While installing a jetted bathtub may be cool, the ROI is not so high. If you’re putting up homes for sale in Napa CA, it’s important to consider which home improvement will get you the biggest bang for your buck. Check out these projects that will add significant value to your luxury Napa real estate property.

High-End Garage Door Replacement

The garage is one of the first things people see. So if your luxury Napa real estate property lacks a new and beautiful garage, the value will go down. If the current door is old, dysfunctional, unattractive, remove it and the tracks. Replace with new high tensile strength steel, 4-section garage door on heavy duty galvanized steel tracks. Reuse the existing motorized opener and you have 98% ROI. This is essential for homes for sale in Napa CA.

Manufactured Stone Veneer

Luxury Napa real estate homes need proper aesthetic and function. Starting this project means removing existing vinyl siding from bottom third of street facing façade and replacing with adheres manufactured stone veneer. Luxury homes for sale in Napa CA require this and more. Though it’s a $9000 job, the average ROI is 97%.

Deck Additions

When it comes to this Napa real estate project, using pressure treated deck boards or composite material in simple linear pattern is ideal. Built in benches, planters, and stairs are preferred and rails and posts are safe. Homes for sale in Napa CA using wood lead to an ROI of 82% ROI while composite is 63%.


Minor Kitchen Remodel

The key here is to update the functional but dated kitchen. This means reface the cabinets, replace the countertops and appliances, installing a mid-priced sink, painting, and updating the flooring. Even minor kitchen remodels can end up costing $20,000+ but the ROI on homes for sale in Napa CA is 81%

Roof Replacement

A roof is a sign of the structural condition of the home – to buyers at least. Luxury Napa real estate market expects a high-end roof. The project consists of removing roofing, installing asphalt fiberglass shingles with a  new underlay, a galvanized drip edge, and mill finish aluminum flashing. The ROI? 68%+.

Bathroom Remodels

Midrange bathroom remodels in homes for sale in Napa CA means new updated tiles, replaced fixtures, solid surface vanity counter and medicine cabinet with new lights. These remodels can add up but the ROI is about 70%. Luxury Napa real estate properties require upgrade bathrooms that won’t cause problems to the buyers.

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