Planning a Kitchen Upgrade? These Are the Renovations That Will Really Pay Off When You Decide to Sell

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Real Estate Broker/Owner with Home Buyers Realty BRE 01247457

Kitchen renovations can be expensive and, depending on what improvements you move forward with, it may not be the soundest investment when you decide to sell in the future.

Luckily, there are plenty of improvements you can make to your kitchen that will not only make for a better experience of your kitchen today, but can also make your home more attractive to buyers if you decide to list your home—and help you fetch top dollar in the process.

So what, exactly, are those improvements? A recent article from realtor.com outlined the improvements you can make to your kitchen that will pay off in the future (and can help you sell your home!), including:

  • Upgrading appliances. Outdated appliances can be a major turnoff for buyers. Swapping out-of-date appliances for more attractive, modern, and higher-quality appliances can make your kitchen more attractive to buyers—which can translate to an easier, more profitable home sale.
  • Adding a new sink. Your sink is typically the most used item in your kitchen—which means that it’s also typically the first to show signs of wear and tear. Upgrading your kitchen sink can have a dramatic impact on the look and feel of your kitchen, making it seem newer (and more appealing to buyers)—and all at an affordable price.
  • Refreshed cabinets. Cabinetry is a major focal point in most kitchens. So, if you want to breathe new life into your kitchen (and make it more appealing to buyers in the process), consider refreshing your cabinets—for example, by adding a fresh coat of paint or swapping out the hardware.

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