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In most cases
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Question: Will installing laminate floors reduce the value of my home?
Top Answer (53% of 32 votes): In some cases.

Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Not generally however as in all cases anything done in poor taste or quality can work against you. Stay up with trends
KF Home Sales @ Quality First Real Estate Group
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Depending of the neighborhood and value of homes around.
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Depending on the quality of construction. You never want to install a material that is considered to be inferior to the construction rating of the property.
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Depends on the price of the home.
Saunders & Associates
Answer: Never
Explanation: Laminate flooring is a choice not a requirement.
EA Realty LLC
Answer: In most cases
Explanation: Depends on the quality of the laminate and the installation. If it has to be ripped out and reinstalled, then no. If it's a gorgeous job, then yes.
RE/MAX Realty Group
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Yes and no. It depends on your market and what the home you are competing with have. If they have tile and you have laminate, it could effect the price, but not by much.
Myra Strickland Real Estate at KW
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Well if you rip out beautiful travertine or hardwood to install laminate, then maybe! However, many buyers have pets and children who are hard on floors, and laminate is a totally acceptable flooring and should not "reduce" the value of your home!
Rodeo Realty
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: This depends on several issues. If most homes in a given area have high quality hard wood floors, and you install an average grade of laminate in your house, it is likely that you created a deficiency. On the other hand, if you install a good quality laminate, and the houses in your neighborhood have similar quality laminate or good hardwood flooring, then you have probably not created a deficiency.
Todd G. LiPira, SCGREA
Answer: Never
Explanation: installing flooring will usually help the value of your home and if the laminate flooring is installed correctly it is acceptable some people like it some people don't so installing laminate floors will not reduce the value of your home and it is easily removed if needed.
buelow appraisal service
Answer: In most cases
Explanation: the greatest effect in real estate is location and secondly it is the beauty of your building and or your home
Answer: Never
Explanation: NEW products enhancing the appeal of your home wouldn't generally decrease the value. However, if you were to remove REAL hardwoods (a higher value product)and put it laminate. It is a possibility it would decrease value.
Reece Nichols-Mary Wilcox
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