Renovations That Can Increase Property Values

Real Estate Broker/Owner with Premier Realty NC


Whether you plan on selling your house soon or are just wanting to make a change, there are certain renovations that are more likely to add value to your home. Some are more pricy than others. Some renovations that can increase property values are below.

Kitchen Remodeling

Kitchens are one of the most critical features in a home. Think about the time spent in that particular room. The utility of a kitchen is very influential to impending home buyers so it may be worth enlarging. The layout of the kitchen is also crucial, so improving access to the dining room and any additional entertaining areas is a smart move.

Sunroom Additions

Sunrooms offer many benefits. First, they expand the living area. They also bring in more sunlight, making a home feel larger and more welcoming. Just picture yourself relaxing in the morning sun with a drink! Buyers buyer might envision a similar scene.

Patios and Decks

Outdoor spaces are always desirable and a great selling point. Think about their position and entry to the inside of your home (mainly the kitchen). Also make sure to think about privacy and landscaping. Because of exposure to the elements, making use of up-to-date and resilient resources will improve the life of your deck or patio.

Refreshing a Space with Paint

Adding a new coat of paint is a slight change that can have a huge impact. To improve resale potential, opt for neutral color palettes. This allows others to visualize their own possessions in the home instead of being focused on your bold paint colors.

Renovations That Can Increase Property Values

From big to little, there are several renovations that can increase property values. A project as simple as repainting can be revitalizing and completely alter the look and feel of a home. If you want a bigger project, kitchen and bath renovations are always a smart investment. Increasing living space with new rooms and utilities also leads to improved values. If you are going to spend money on your property, why not focus on changes that will benefit you when it comes time to sell?

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Troy Erickson AZ Realtor (602) 295-6807
HomeSmart - Chandler, AZ
Your Chandler, Ahwatukee, and East Valley Realtor

Debbie - Like you said, if you are going to spend money on your home, why not focus on things that will provide you the highest return.

Apr 19, 2015 03:14 AM