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What is the Best Pre-Sale Investment?

Money Magazine [1]According to 2000 real estate agents surveyed by the real estate website www.homeGain.com [2] and published in the June, 2003 issue of Money magazine washing windows is the number one pre-sale improvement that generates the best return on investment as measured by a higher selling price.*

Project Typical Cost Return on Investment
Lighten and brighten home, wash windows *$86 to $100 768%
Clean and unclutter $305 to $339 594%
Landscape and trim front yard and backyard $432 to $506 266%
Repair electrical and plumbing problems $338 to $381 196%
Spruce up decor, including flowers $812 to $1,089 169%
Update kitchen and bathroom $1,546 to $2,120 138%
*Window cleaning costs have increased since 2003 but the benefits of having clean windows in a home for sale remains the highest return on investment.