Real Estate Secret # 5

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Real Estate Secrets: Why (and How) Kitchens Sell Homes

 

The kitchen is the heart of the home. It’s a bustling center of activity where people gather to cook, eat, socialize, and entertain. As the central hub, the kitchen is one of the most important rooms of the home. This space will immediately attract buyers or turn them off. It’s much easier to look passed a small bedroom or an outdated powder room than to get over an undesirable kitchen. The kitchen must be designed to meet the needs of their lifestyle. If it’s not a good match, the buyer will likely eliminate the home as an option. To prevent this from happening, homeowners can make strategic efforts that will improve their property’s culinary appeal.

Refurbish rather than replace: Cabinetry is a significant factor in a kitchen’s appeal. Since replacing cabinets is an expensive endeavor, many homeowners are reluctant to take on this project. Fortunately, other options won’t break the budget. Consider repainting the cabinetry or replacing only the doors. New cabinet hardware can also create a brand-new look. Invest in appliances:

Modern, matching appliances offer immense appeal. They look sharp, offer convenient features, and typically provide high efficiency to reduce utility bills. Make it sparkle: Cluttered countertops have never helped sell a home. Buyers want to see the kitchen, not the mess. Keep counters clear and clean and ensure the entire space shines.

Consider the market: When considering kitchen improvements, homeowners should always consult with a trusted real estate agent to ensure upgrades are in alignment with their neighborhood, the target buyer, and current trends. Reach out with your questions. We are happy to help

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Peter Mohylsky kitchen receives the most attention in a house.

Nov 22, 2019 02:14 PM #1
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Carla Freund
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The kitchen is what I look at first. I put it as the next set of photos on my listings after the front exterior. It is rare to find a buyer who doesn't care about what the kitchen looks like. 

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