11/30/2018

7 Ways To Improve The Value Of Your Home


If you use these seven ways to improve the value of your home, you are going to fetch a good price for it in the market. If you are planning to sell your home in the near future, get busy right now, start renovating.
Here goes:
Upgrading your bathroom
The bathroom is pretty much the one room in the house that breaks or seals the deal. In fact, a home that does not look too good in the exterior can sell faster just because of a good bathroom.
The good thing is that a bathroom renovation does not have to be too costly. In fact, it can be quite affordable. Start by the simplest things such as installing some shelving to create more storage room, replacing those old and haggard faucets with new ones.
You should replace the toilet bowl with a modern water-saving and more stylish one. You may also install heated tiles. That alone can help sell a home faster.
Renovate that basement
That is right, make the basement worth it and people will love the extra square footage. Besides, the price of your home will shoot up. While not many people can afford a home with an upgraded basement, the truth is that when you eventually do get a buyer, it will be well worth it. Should you make a kitchen down there and add a bathroom, it can actually be leased out to a tenant.
Install a good front door
Buyers will judge the value of your home by what they see of the exterior. Thus, if the front door is appealing to the eyes, it has a subconscious effect of making them think that everything inside is in neat condition. If the front door is dilapidated, just replace it with another one, a better-looking one.
Repaint the bad spots
The good thing is that you really do not need to repaint the whole of your interior. Just get the exact paint as is on the walls and give all the bad spots a touch. Go to the kitchen, see whether the wallpaper looks nasty. If you don’t like it, then no customer will like it. Replace with newer wall paper.
Make your home as energy-efficient as possible
If you have been running your home on appliances that are decades old, they have already been replaced by more advanced and more energy efficient ones. If you can make your home green, you can save more than 30 percent on your energy bills.
That 30 percent that you will save on the energy bills can be added to the overall cost of the home, fetching you good money. Homebuyers have no problem paying more if they will get the full value for their money. Install a solar water heater, energy-efficient air conditioning and energy-friendly appliances.
Work on the landscape
Landscape increases the curb appeal, but it has to be done with care. You may plant trees if you do not plan to sell fast. When selecting shrubs, trees and flowers, choose the ones that are native to your region because such can withstand pests and diseases much better than exotic plants.
Manicure that lawn
This is something that you can do on your own or hire grass-cutting services for the job. A shabby and unkempt lawn attracts negative attention. However, a well kept lawn, good curb appeal as discussed above and an outstanding front door will capture the attention of the buyers.
Conclusion
If you want to sell your home for good cash, applying the above-mentioned tips can give you good results. If you are considering moving to a new city like Brentwood, you can find a luxury realtor Brentwood to help you out make the best real estate investment decision. Condos are hot in popular cities and you can look out for best condos for sale in the city or residential area of your choice. 

1 comment:

  1. This post has perfect timing! I am looking into selling my house and want to get the most out of it. It is great to know what to focus on and where to invest to get the best ROI.

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