Home is a huge investment that you make in your life. While buying it, you pay a lot of attention to each and every detail. You don’t want to go wrong anywhere. So when it comes to selling the house, every little thing would matter the most. Being vigilant about selling your house is important, and along with that, you must focus on increasing the value of your home.
Well, how will you increase the monetary value of your home?
Here are some tips that will help you in doing so.
#1 You Must Enhance The Curb Appeal Of The House:
Well, you might have heard the proverb “The first impression is the last impression”. It is true when you want to retain the monetary value of the house. Curb appeal is something that will attract the right buyers to your house. Do you think the buyers would like the messy garden, uncleaned roof, and a broken mailbox? Well, no.
So to increase the curb appeal of the house, follow these steps:
- Clean the lawn and trim the overgrown grass.
- Give a new coat of paint to the fencing.
- Along with the corners of the garden plant some flowering plants.
- Clean the passageway through which the buyers would enter the garden.As per the real estate experts, the exterior space is ‘free’ extra square footage and is appealing to buyers.
#2 Inspect The Roofs & Siding And Get Them Repaired:
You must schedule a roof inspection so that the professionals would help you to know the actual condition of the roof. If the roof is not in good condition, get it repaired and paint it so that it looks new. If you do not want to paint it, replace the old shingles with a new one. Similarly, if the siding of the house looks old and dull, clean them and paint to provide a great look to it.
#3 Pay Attention To The Bathroom Area And Kitchen:
The bathroom and kitchen are the most common areas people forget.
According to a survey conducted by Consumer Reports, it was estimated that you can increase your home’s value by as much as 7% through small renovations in the bathroom and kitchen. For the bathroom, get the tiles changed and repair all the taps and showers that you might think would help in retaining the value of the house. You must select a neutral palette. It will help to increase the appeal of the house. It would help the buyers to easily visualize themselves living in the home, and bright colors might turn them off.
In the case of the kitchen, check the condition of all the kitchen cabinets, and ensure that they are in good shape. If you want to give a new look, clean the kitchen area, and make the cabinets look new with shining polish. You can even replace the countertop, flooring, or all the appliances so they match with each other.
When buyers just glance in the kitchen area they would feel like buying it immediately.
#4 Paint All The Door And Windows:
Well, you might be living in this house for so many years and still don’t pay attention to the doors and windows. No doubt the doors and windows become the most neglected part of the house. Actually, most people don’t know how many doors there are in the house. But when it comes to retaining the monetary value of the house, these minor details can help you a lot. Before painting the door and windows, just consider the color of the walls inside the house well as outside. Only then choose a color that would complement the color of the walls inside the house as well as outside.
#5 You Must Ensure All The Electrical Appliances And Gadgets Are In Working Condition.
Get all the electrical appliances and other accessories like lights, bulbs, fans, AC, and furnace inspected by the professional. After the inspection, you would get to know whether they are in working condition or need repair. You must get these appliances repaired immediately.
Besides this, light your house to make it look gorgeous, spacious, and desirable. You can use small bulbs and lighting in the garden area to make the house visible even during the evening hours.
Well, these are some of the important things that you can follow in order to retain the monetary value of the house.