Consider using all or part of your tax refund to tackle some projects that have a high rate of return. (Photo: Todd Henon Properties)
Whether thinking of putting your home on the market or not, improving your home's functionality or curb appeal is a great way to use all or part of your tax refund. Tennesseans receive an average of nearly $3,000 each spring after taxes are filed, and that money is more than enough to accomplish or at least put a dent in one of the following upgradeswhich, according todata from the National Association of Realtors, are the best bangs for your buck in terms of return on investment.
There's a big difference in terms of appeal and value when it comes to the real estate market, but the following projects offer a boost in both:
Entry door replacementWith an average cost of about $1,000 or a little over, depending on size, type and style, a new door costs comparatively little and doesn't take a lot of time to put into place. The National Association of Realtors ...