Thursday, April 29, 2010

Out: Granite Countertops, In: Fiber-Cement Siding

After the recession, there are signs we're starting to downsize here in the U.S. and to scale back our big renovations as we discuss here on CNBC. Big kitchens and master bedroom suites are out, according to Remodeling Magazine's 2009-10 Cost vs. Value report. What's in: insulated doors and fiber-cement siding.
Update: More in-depth report here on ABC News' "Good Money" show.