How to Increase Home’s Value

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How to Increase Home’s Value

Now is the time for clients to improve their home and make it more appealing to potential buyers.

Start with the 4 home improvement basics: foundation, roof, plumbing and electrical.

Here are some fix-up steps:

Repair: Look at the state of the home, inside and out. Fix the obvious areas that need maintenance especially the roof, plumbing and electrical needs.

  1. De-clutter:  Find ways to store odds-n-ends in containers, cabinets, or donate belongings to charity. Don’t forget to remove family photos and personal items.
  2. Lighten up: Brighter, light-filled rooms are more appealing and make a house feel more spacious. Consider replacing heavy drapes with shutters, shades or blinds.
  3. Add Eco Value; Replace old windows with energy-efficient versions to reduce home energy costs and add value.
  4. Update: Water heaters, air condition units, toilets are good to update for energy and water conservation. (new ones won’t add value but will show energy efficiency)
  5. Refinish: If wood floors are looking tired, refinish them. Replace worn carpet.
  6. Kitchen clean up: The kitch is an obvious focal point for buyers. Up-grade sink and cabinets try solid surface, granite or quartz-based materials.
  7. Bathrooms: Consider upgrading, buyers frequently request double vanities and walk-in showers. Typically bathrooms are less expensive to upgrade than kitchens.
  8. Remodel: Garage shelving, cabinets and finished flooring are all possibilities
  9. Curb appeal: Spruce-up landscaping by weeding, maybe adding new plants and shrubs. Pressure wash, paint the front door and replace exterior lights. These are low cost ways to add to your curb appeal.

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