Kitchen Improvement Cost Saving Measures

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Kitchens are always one of the most critical features of a home and traditionally have the most impact on market price. You do not need to implement thorough remodels to add to the value of real estate. There are fixes that brighten up your kitchen without spending a lot of funds. Below you will find Boston kitchen improvement cost saving measures.

Effective Improvement Tasks                    

Brighten Up The Space

A fresh coat of paint on all surfaces can have a huge impact on kitchens. Pick lighter colors and try using semi-gloss paint to reflect daytime light and make it easier to clean. Also evaluate interior lighting. A area that is not well lit feels smaller. Include additional lighting that highlights the best features of your kitchen.

Swap Appliances

Appliances are the highlights of a kitchen. Look into upgrading and select complimentary colors. You do not need to purchase brand new. Monitor prices on used appliances, floor samples, or scratch and dent models (as the damage might be in an area that will be hidden after the appliance is put in place).

Organize the Space

Buyers tend to browse inside closets and cabinets, so organize these spaces and make them suitable for showing. This takes attention away from your personal belongings and enables buyers to notice more of the actual kitchen. A messy kitchen is not liked by any buyer.

Modernizing Cabinets

Despite how clean a residence is, grease accumulates on cabinets. Wash cabinets, in and out, to remove the build-up. For aged cabinets, look into refinishing or adding a coat of paint. New knobs and hinges may also improve the look and feel of kitchen cabinets.

Kitchen Improvement Cost Saving Measures

Spending a little time and effort on your kitchen can lead to big results. Although property owners rarely get back the complete amount of money spent on any type of repair, kitchens tend to have better returns. Making minor kitchen changes can help real estate sell quicker and for a higher amount. The Boston kitchen improvement cost saving measures offered in this article are a just a few of the things that prepare real estate for placement in the market. Contact Ingrid Johnson at The Russell Realty Group for more advice.

Comments (1)

American Brokers Realty Group
American Brokers Realty Group, Inc - Cape Coral, FL

Excellent points!  These are three areas that garner so much attention and seller's just do not see past their own personal preferences to allow input.

Apr 02, 2014 12:21 AM