Monday, October 30, 2017

Tips Before Selling Your Home

If you're trying to sell your home, you may want to consider remodeling it first. The right remodel can make your home much easier to sell and increase the amount you can ask for it. Here are a few of the most effective remodels you can do.

1. Paint
Paint is relatively inexpensive and fast. Repainting the exterior of your home can greatly improve its curb appeal and tie the landscaping together, while painting the interior of the home can give it a fresh look and hide any blemishes on the walls.

2. Kitchen Remodeling
Remodeling the kitchen is an expensive process, but it's also one of the make-or-break rooms of a home. Trying to sell a home with a dated kitchen is difficult, as most buyers will try to negotiate a lower price so they can renovate themselves. Modern appliances, a new paint job, and updated countertops can go a long way toward bringing a kitchen into the modern age.

3. Bathroom Remodeling
Homes with a single bathroom are very difficult to sell. Most buyers look for a home with at least one and a half baths, if not two full baths. If you can turn a half bath into a full bath, you greatly improve the asking price and salability of your home. This can be an expensive process, but is well worth it. You should absolutely try to add a half bath if your home only has one bathroom. Convert an unused closet into a bathroom.

4. Extra Rooms
Adding additional rooms onto a home can cost more than $25,000 in costs. However, it can also add to the appeal of a home and create a selling point that you didn't before have. For example, adding a dedicated home media room or a game room can make your home appealing to a much larger audience.

No matter your reason for remodeling, take the time and do the research to make sure it's a profitable remodel. Start your remodeling project today; the sooner you begin work on your home, the sooner you can reap the benefits of it. Whether you just want to update your kitchen or make it easier to sell your home, remodeling is the way to go.