There are times when homeowners want to reevaluate the status of their property and possibly make some adjustments to increase the overall value of their homes. This is not only beneficial in day to day of living, but in increasing value and helping your home become more appealing and easier to sell, if ever placed on the market.
We sifted through several blog posts and websites to compile a list of the top things that can be done to raise the value of your home. We list them in rank of cost, the lower cost items first, higher cost items listed last.
If you have a few extra bucks or a couple thousand to invest, putting money into your home is always worth it in the long run.
Whether you refresh the kitchen or living room, updating the paint on you walls can not only change the look of a space but make it look fresh and more energetic.
Hire an Inspector
Having an inspector come through and check for underlying issues can help you get a “snapshot” of the health of your home. Doing this before selling your home is essential. You are able to address any issues well in advance, and it can save you money in the long run.
Get Rid of “Popcorn Ceiling”
This is one feature that dates a home as soon as you see it. Removing this can refresh the space and make the home look more modern.
Install Water Filtration System
More and more homes today are being built with some sort of water filtrations system. Whether you install a larger one in the basement of your home or one in the sink and faucet, this is a great asset to add. Read HERE for more details.
New Entry Door
Don’t just think about refreshing the interior of your home, give your house a facelift! A new entry door can not only change the appearance of your home but it can shift the vibe and energy the entrance of your home has. By choosing a different color door or a different type of wood, curb appeal can be increased.
Not quite the most expensive on our list, but new flooring is up there. Aside from painting walls and changing wall color, this is the most powerful way to completely change the look of your home. New flooring, carpet or hardwood, will refresh the space and create a new home feel while adding the value of recently replaced and new floors.
Kitchen remodels are easily the most expensive and most time consuming update to your home. But, kitchen remodels are KING. This is the feature that is easily the most appealing and most eye catching to both prospective buyers and in adding value. If you have the funds and the time, remodeling or even just replacing appliances with stainless steel, is well worth it.
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Blog Written By: Molly Sina