Menlo Park

With mortgage rates at near all-time lows, home prices rising and inventory at 20-year lows, the housing market is making a recovery and homeowners are once again primed to make home improvements.  However, this time around homeowners are cautiously weighing options to pursue improvements that will not only provide enjoyment but better resale value.

According to the Zillow Digs Summer Home Improvement Trend and Spending Survey, 60 percent of homeowners plan to make a home improvement or addition this summer with 40 percent being outdoor projects.

Cedar Street

Here are the top 3 trends we uncovered:

  • Landscaping is the simplest and most affordable way to add visual interest to your outdoor living space. Adding a garden, pond or fence is a sure way to add curb appeal to your home.
     
  • Build a deck or patio.  Lifestyle plays an enormous roll in home purchasing decisions.  Adding a deck or patio for leisure time or entertaining guests is the number one choice to improve your home’s value.
     
  • Add a bifold door system to combine indoor/outdoor space.  The hottest trend in home improvement is the growing popularity of bifold door systems.  Awareness among homeowners desiring the anesthetic, lifestyle and exclusivity has fueled this demand.  LaCantina Doors pioneered folding doors design and offers the most comprehensive range of bifold door systems manufactured in in the U.S.

As you determine the summer improvement project that’s right for your home, keep these value adding trends in mind.

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