Thinking about improving your yard? Here are the projects that provide the greatest return when you sell your home. Courtesy of Florida Realtors and sources National Association of Realtors and 2018 Remodeling Impact: Outdoor Features.

  1. Landscape Maintenance. Job cost: $3,000. Cost recovered: $3,000. Equals 100%
  2. Overall Landscape Upgrade. Job cost: $6,000. Cost recovered: $5,000. Equals 83%
  3. Tree Care. Job cost: $2,000. Resale value: $2,000. Equals $100%
  4. New Wood Deck. Job cost: $10,000. Cost recovered: $8,000. Equals 80%
  5. New Patio. Job costs: $7,200. Cost recovered: $5,000. Equals 69%
  6. Landscape Lighting. Job costs: $5,000. Cost recovered: $2,500. Equals 50%
  7. Fire Feature. Job cost: $6,000. Cost recovered: $4,000. Equals 67%
  8. Irrigation System. Job cost: $3,500. Cost recovered: $3,000. Equals 86%
  9. Outdoor Kitchen. Job cost: $14,000. Cost recovered: $10,000. Equals 86%
  10. New Pool. Job costs: $57,500. Cost recovered: $25,000. Equals 43%