Working on your home's curb appeal? Thinking about doing some outdoor remodeling? The National Association of Realtors (NAR) has put together this great report on outdoor remodels and the effects they have on both happiness and resale value. From

"This report takes a deep dive into the reasons why homeowners complete outdoor remodeling projects, the value of taking on such projects, and the increased happiness experienced by homeowners once a project is completed. It also contains:

  • The typical cost of 10 outdoor projects, as estimated by members of the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP).
  • How much appeal each project is likely to have for buyers, according to REALTORS®.
  • How much REALTORS® estimate homeowners can recover on the cost of the outdoor projects if they choose to sell the home."

Access the report (PDF) here: 2016 Remodeling Impact Report: Outdoor Features

Some of the report's highlights:

Remodeling Impact Survey 2016: Highlights