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04
Apr
2016

Should You Renovate Before Selling?


If you want to sell your home for a good price within a short period of time, you need to make sure that your home is as attractive as possible to potential home buyers. This means arranging for repairs as well as renovations in order to fix your home's most glaring flaws, each of which can be a significant obstacle in the home selling process. Furthermore, it is worth noting that choosing the right renovations can raise your home's value on the local real estate market by more than what you spent, particularly if you are careful with your choices.

How Can You Choose the Right Renovations?

Here are some suggestions if you want to make sure that your renovations get you the best returns:
Since the kitchen is a popular area of the home, you want to make sure that it looks as presentable as possible. Although you want to avoid anything that is too expensive, too extensive, and too time-consuming, you should at least make sure that it gets the cosmetic renovations it needs to look good. Common examples range from a new coat of paint to more expensive measures such as replacing the countertops and the flooring. If you have cash to spare, you can even consider replacing old and worn-out appliances with their energy-efficient counterparts since forward-looking home buyers love energy efficiency.


Similarly, since your bathroom will also be seeing a lot of use, you should consider giving it some cosmetic renovations as well. At a minimum, you want to make...

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