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These Features Lower Your Home Value the Most

[Updated: Jun 21, 2020 ] Jun 20, 2020 by Aly J. Yale

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Feature Home value deduction Cost to repair Investment gain
Sloped backyard $6,400 $1,922 $4,478
Laminate or tile kitchen counters $4,500 $3,000 (for marble) $1,500
Chipped or low-quality paint $4,400 $1,790 (full interior) $2,610
Carpeting as primary flooring $4,100 $10,000 (1,000 square feet) -$5,900

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