The real question is how does this make your home more attractive as the owner or the potential buyer? If the carport is done properly, you are not only adding value to it, but you are also making use of more space and literally extending the line of your home. What was once considered the side of the house, can now be a very usable patio or carport. This can easily be the deciding factor when people are walking around looking at new homes.
The best part about this whole thing is that the carports are very reasonably priced. Something that can add the perception of many thousands of dollars worth of value can easily be found for well under a $1,000. Both Eagle Carports and Melbourne Carports have a great selection of items that anyone would be happy to have.
Carports are a great way to add value and appeal to your home. While you can spend more money on them, it is not really necessary to get the full effect. Pick something that goes well with your home and the purpose you are trying to serve and then sit back and wait for the compliments to start rolling in. It is only a matter of time before other neighbors start to join you with this new little attachment to their home.