Home RenovationsSelling your home is not an easy task, despite how much you think you know and how experienced your real estate agent is.  Consider home renovations that will bring your home up to today’s standards and this will greatly increase your chances for a quick sale.  There is a certain risk associated with this task, since you are not merely renovating to live in that same home for the coming years.  You are making your property more presentable and desirable so that you can hopefully strike a better deal.

If you want to sell your home during relocation, it is even more important to make sure you get the most out of it.  For this reason, you have to find the balance between spending too little and looking cheap and spending too much, which is an investment that won’t return. To be successful at this, you need to consider renovating the areas of your home that will make the most impact on the potential buyer.

Upgrade your home and appeal to all buyers

Here are 3 projects that you must consider:

Curb Appeal

Even though we live in a world where people looking to buy a new property can do so from home and just browse the web, ensuring that your home looks great on the outside is still a thing. You will be surprised to find out just how many people find their homes by driving past them and liking what they see. So without further questioning the need for facade renovation, you must get down to it. You should ensure that your home looks great, with a fresh new coat of paint and no flaws around windows and doors. These are likely during furniture removals so be careful and considerate. It is a good idea to acquire the help of professional contractors. This can be a bit tricky if you don’t hire the right people for the work. Always look for contractors with experience in facade work and ask to see their projects.

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Kitchen and bathroom upgrades

If there is one thing realtors mostly agree on, it is that the kitchen and bathroom are two rooms of extreme importance when selling. Before you initiate your house removal, make sure you have a plan on how to upgrade them so that you get the most out of the deal. Countertops should be your number one priority, since they take the most visible space. Most homeowners place their money on Silestone or Corian, and avoid tile counters. Replacing cabinets cost a fortune, but thankfully you can get away with just repainting and re-facing. Fixtures and hardware make another important area of your bathroom and kitchen you need to look into. In comparison with other upgrades, this one is not as expensive, but certainly important. Sometimes it is small details that may tip the scales in your favour, which is always a great thing.

The lack of proper home renovations can cost you the sale!

Floor renovation

Ideally you want to avoid wall-to-wall carpeting, because that gives the impression you are desperately trying to hide something underneath. Instead you should look for laminate at least, since it is more preferable. Wood floors make the best hit among homebuyers, so that is one thing to consider before you hop on the moving van for your new home.

Renovating your home may be expensive, but it is most certainly necessary in some situations. Consider each of the aforementioned upgrade projects and you have every chance of striking a better deal.

 

For more information on home renovations that will sell your home, please feel free to contact us or leave a comment below.  We’d appreciate the opportunity to assist you.

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