Home remodeling is for many homeowners an investment that is necessary, especially if you are looking to sell your house. Indeed, home renovation can significantly increase the value of your home on the real estate market. But it’s sometimes difficult to plan properly and keep your cool as you do! Assuming you can experience stress-free home remodeling projects, here are the list of the top four projects that will help you sell your home at a better price.
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Change Your Kitchen For A Buyer’s Dream
It is a common mistake to assume that buyers research deluxe kitchens and will only invest in home with modern looking kitchens. If your house has the charming appearance of an old building, you shouldn’t try to lose the spirit of your house with a hyper-modern cooking space that will look foreign in this décor. What matters for the kitchen area is to keep it charming and practical. With the right details and proper energy-efficient appliances, your kitchen will look expensive and inviting to all new buyers. Make sure to give your walls a fresh layer of paint to give the impression of a clean and fresh kitchen.
Reinvent A Room
It is not uncommon for houses to have an unused space that can be turned into an additional room. Generally, this will be about converting the attic space or the basement into a bedroom, a fitness studio, a home office, etc. Naturally, this project implies more that just giving the space its own door and a fresh coat of paint. You will need to insulate the walls, if it hasn’t been done, and to ensure that the electric and heating systems are reaching the new room. A last tip on this one: Large basements are often turned into a second apartment for an aging relative to move in. This will be a serious advantage to attract new buyers and land a very interesting deal on the house.
Add Energy-Efficiency Windows
Windows need to be replaced every ten to fifteen years to maintain a high quality of insulation in your house. You will find that a project for replacement windows can seem like a high investment at first, but it will significantly reduce heating and cooling costs, which is guaranteed to be a strong selling argument for new buyers. Additionally, as you plan your window project, you might find that you can qualify for a tax credit from your state or even your utility company. The energy star-rated window credit ends on in December 2016, but there are other programs that are relevant to your needs. Do make sure to research your possibilities before your plan your project.
Add A New Bathroom
As a rule of the thumb, houses with more than one bathroom tend to do better on the real estate market, as they are more attractive to buyers. If your house has only one bathroom, don’t worry: You can make the most of small, underutilized spaces, such as a closet or the free space under the stairs. A half-bath only needs 18 square feet, which you could easily find. A full bath with standing shower requires a minimum of 30 square feet, and can definitely help to sell the house!
For assistance with your home remodeling, contact All About Interiors in CT.