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Tips to Increase Resell Value of Your House

Tips to Increase Resell Value of Your HouseWhen you’re selling your home, getting the highest offer possible is one of your biggest priorities. Although you can’t control factors like the current mortgage interest rates or the state of the economy, you can utilize these tips to increase the resell value of your home.

Improve Curb Appeal

When potential buyers visit your home, they’ll make a first impression within seconds of arriving. In fact, many buyers won’t even visit a house if they don’t like the pictures that they see online.Therefore improving your curb appeal is vital since you won’t get a second chance to make a first impression. Be sure that all of your landscaping is trimmed, carefully maintain your lawn and add some flowers for a splash of color. Pressure washing is another great way to give new life to your sidewalk, front porch and driveway.

Update the Kitchen

You’ll get a lot for your resell dollars by making improvements in your kitchen. Of course, a full kitchen remodel can be very pricey, but you don’t have to make huge changes to increase your home’s value. Start with a fresh coat of paint, and consider painting or refinishing your cabinets if they appear dated and you won’t be replacing them. The flooring in a kitchen often shows its age, so you can make a big impact by replacing worn out vinyl flooring with modern tile or laminate.

Increase Storage

Today’s homebuyers want to know that there will be plenty of room for all of their belongings if they take possession of your space. Therefore, you can increase the resell value of your property by adding additional storage options. Many times, this is especially important for older homes that are not known for large closets or other spacious storage spaces. You can make a difference by adding some custom shelving to your closets makes them appear to be more spacious and well-organized.

Add Insulation

Buyers love homes that are energy-efficient because they know this can help keep their monthly heating and cooling bills low. Adding insulation to your home is an excellent way to help its interior temperature stay at a comfortable level.

To learn more, contact USI online to get a free quote. USI believes that excellence in every step of the process ensures timely completion and quality service, time after time.