Increase the Resale Value on Your Home with These Tips

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Home Stager with Caprice Weston's Home Staging

When the time comes to sell a home, emotions can run high. You might be feeling sad to leave the place you’ve called home for a particular length of time, and on the other hand, you’re looking forward to the next upcoming chapter in your life. You’ll always cherish the memories you’ve made there, and now it’s time to start thinking about what’s next for you and your family.

 

While you might feel a little emotional about moving, you want to sell the house as quickly as possible. You want to close that deal and not have to worry about it for long. Increasing the value of your home will contribute to the process of selling faster. Investing some time and money in your home’s appearance now will save you grief down the road. And, doing so will help make you a profit!

 

Consider these tips on how to increase your home’s value before you put it on the market to ensure a speedy and straightforward sale, and a smooth transition into the next phase of your life.

 

Increase the Amount of Natural Light with a Sun Room

 

Ask any potential homebuyer, and one of the first things they’ll tell you that they’re looking for is natural light — nobody likes a dark and dingy home. Ensure that there are many big windows throughout your house, letting in that gorgeous natural sunlight.

 

However, to step it up a notch, why not add a sun room to your home and devote an entire place to let in natural light? A brand new sunroom will draw attention from prospective buyers because sunrooms provide a different space than any other room in the home. A good sunroom will bring the outside into your home and will be a perfect space to relax in all year long.

 

In addition to giving your home a unique edge and a beautiful space to decorate, a sunroom will increase your home’s resale value because a bigger home demands a higher price. The extra square footage created by the sunroom enables you to ask for a higher bidding amount.

 

Upgrade the Bathroom and Kitchen

 

The kitchen and bathroom are two crucial elements to any home. If there are outdated appliances or old plumbing, people will notice and won’t be impressed. Consider hiring professional renovators to fix up these two rooms in your house.

 

A fresh coat of paint, perhaps a couple of new appliances, and some new tiles will help get both rooms back in shape before your bidding starts.

 

Landscape the Front Yard

 

The front yard is the first thing people see as they approach your home. If there are any old weeds or browning grass, get rid of them! You might want to throw some fresh sod down to ensure your lawn is in perfect, luscious green shape.

 

Before you put your house on the market, consider these essential tips. By adding a beautiful addition to your home, upgrading its crucial rooms, and beautifying the front yard, you’ll be starting the next exciting chapter of your life in no time.

Comments (4)

John Pusa
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest - Glendale, CA
Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service

Caprice Weston very valuable list of tips for to increase a home value.

Sep 19, 2020 02:10 PM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning Caprice. Before deciding what to do and what to spend consult a professional. Thanks for the tips. Enjoy your evening 

Sep 19, 2020 04:02 PM
Jeff Masich-Scottsdale AZ Associate Broker,MBA,GRI
HomeSmart Real Estate - Scottsdale, AZ
Arizona Homes and Land Group/ Buy or Sell

Perfect tips Caprice Weston and make the home "smile". Welcome to the Rain. Jeff  

Sep 19, 2020 08:39 PM
Potranco Realty
Potranco Realty - San Antonio, TX
"Sold with Potranco Realty"

These are great tips to help increase a homes value, thanks for sharing them.

Sep 20, 2020 01:29 AM