Priority #2 – Bathrooms
After kitchens, bathrooms are a home buyer's biggest concern. The good news here is that, according to the nationwide home improvement contractor ReliableRemodeler.com, bathroom renovations typically realize a homeowner an 80-90% return on their investment. For a small space, $1,000 can go a long way to helping you boost your home's value.
Tiling the floor. Ceramic tile is the flooring preference for today's home buyer. If you have a small or moderate sized bathroom you may be able to find discounted tiles that you can install yourself (many tiling stores and home improvement centers offer free weeknight or weekend courses).
In addition to tiling the floor, you could upgrade the vanity and sink. Depending on the size of your vanity and the number of sinks you would like to install you can buy a premade, finished piece at most home improvement stores (i.e. Lowe's, Home Depot) and sink for several hundred dollars. Or opt for a pedestal sink (or two) and freestanding cabinets for storage – a hot new trend .