These Home Improvements Worth For Sellers When Selling Home

When homeowners are ready to sell their homes they usually want to do just enough updating and remodeling to make the house more attractive to potential buyers. They don’t want to spend a lot of money on improvements or upgrades that aren’t going to result in more interest in the house or getting a higher price for the house. When sellers want to pick the improvements that are the best ones to spend their money on to increase the resale value of their homes, they should focus on these:

Adding Square Footage

home improvementsA great investment for homeowners that want to get the best return on their money is to add usable square footage to the home. This can mean finishing the basement or attic and creating usable space or reconfiguring the existing floorplan to find more usable space. Especially in a smaller starter home finding creative ways to add square footage will pay off for the homeowner.

Creating an Open Concept Floor Plan

Home buyers in 2019 still want an open concept floor plan, even though the definition of an open concept is rather flexible. If it’s impossible to open up the entire first floor of the home homeowners can still impress buyers if they can open up the kitchen and family to create a communal space where the entire family can eat and hang out together. Formal dining rooms are making a comeback in popularity, but buyers still want to have at least a joined kitchen and family room for living and entertaining space.


Updating Bathrooms or Adding Bathrooms

Investing in a bathroom upgrade or adding more bathrooms will pay off in a big way for homeowners. Getting rid of old outdated fixtures and replacing them with a modern shower, soaking tub, upgraded hardware, and a fresh clean look in the bathroom will generate a lot of interest from buyers. An en suite bathroom is a must and carving out space for a new bathroom on the main floor or in the basement or attic bonus space will add a lot of value to the home.

Custom Cabinetry and Closets

Homeowners who don’t have a huge remodel budget but still want to make an investment in updating the home in preparation to sell it should invest in some custom cabinetry and closet design. Storage is always something that buyers want and custom-built cabinets that are designed to fit the home’s unique angles and spaces will provide great storage while keeping the beauty of the home intact. Making the most of existing closet space by having custom closet built-ins added to the walk-in closets and adding more walk-in closets will impress buyers who want a home with plenty of storage options.




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Listing information last updated on March 24th, 2023 at 7:46am CDT.