For buyers , today's hot buttons include " green" Upgrades .According to the Appraisal Institute of Canada , energy efficient upgrades delivered an average payback of 61% . And bathrooms and Kitchens continue to attrack buyer attention, delivering 75% to even 100% payback on renovation dollars.
Popular Upgrades and Potential payback:
. Adding a cooking island in kitchen-65%
.Installing a Jacuzzi or Whirlpool separate from the shower stall -64%
.Installing a Spa -style shower system -36%
While even the most popular renovation may not give 100% of the dollars back, a renovation adds enjoyment to the home.