By the way, large kitchen remodeling tends to offer a low return on investment. As we detailed in “The 10 Worst Home Renovations for Your Money,” mid-range and high-end kitchen remodels offer some of the lowest returns of any home renovation. Kitchen remodeling was the third most common pandemic project, with 43% of homeowners taking over this improvement in The kitchen is the nerve center of the house and, according to Marine Sargsyan, senior economist at Houzz, it is consistently the most common project homeowners undertake when renew. In general, the recent increase in residential mobility and working from home, which remains a common practice, means that households have greater flexibility.
Of all types of improvements to a yard or land, fences and walls were the second most common, according to the JCHS report.