July 17th, 2012 by admin
Many buyers in the housing market have been able to find a home in the short-sale market. Yet, there are still buyers looking for homes. Here are a few ways that will male your home stand out among the rest.
1.Update your Home- if you have an older home, it may be a smart decision to upgrade your home’s energy efficiency. . If you decide to upgrade any items or materials in your home, make sure the materials and style still go with the flow of the home. Obtain a HERS evaluation before and after you invest in the home’s energy efficiency to document the improvement. Provide an estimate of the dollar value savings for potential buyers.
2.Give your home a facelift- First Impressions start as soon as prospective buyers arrive at your home. It is vital to have a clutter free driveway In some cases, it maybe a smart idea to buy a new doorknob and give the front door a fresh coat of paint.
3.Focus on the Kitchen- If you only have enough money to improve one room in the house, go for the kitchen. Simple ways to improve the kitchen include simply clearing surfaces, painting unit doors and replacing handles.
4.Extend- In terms of adding value, extra square footage that can be used as a bedroom, gym or office is one of the most profitable improvements you can make. Never get rid of a room, it will devalue your home’s value.