How To Improve Your Home’s Value On A Budget

Selling your home? You will want to get the maximum amount possible for the property so that you can put it towards a new place or simply have a bit of extra cash in your pocket and there are a few straightforward ways that you can do this. Sometimes you may need to spend a bit of money to improve the resale value, but you should recoup this in the extra money that you make from the sale. So, here are a few quick and easy ways that you can boost the resale value before putting the property on the market.

Fix Minor Maintenance Issues

Nobody wants to move into a house that they know requires immediate work. If you have any mi-nor maintenance issues then be sure to get these fixed – this could include a clogged drain, mold, leaky faucet, etc. In many cases, you will be able to fix these yourself (be sure to look for guides online), but if not then it is worth calling out a professional to fix the issue. You can do this by searching for the best local handymen online. By doing your research, you can ensure you find the best plumbers in Toronto, for example.

Improve Curb Appeal

First impressions count for a lot in life, and this is true in real estate too. Improve your curb appeal to make the property more enticing to prospective buyers so that they enter through the front door with a positive mindset. There are many ways that you could improve curb appeal, including replacing the door furniture, placing flowers out the front of the home, erecting an arbor and gen-erally tidying the area directly out front.

Upgrade The Bathroom

Nothing will deter a buyer faster than a dingy bathroom, and it is a guaranteed way to slash the offering price. Spend some time improving the area so that it is bright, fresh and attractive. This can include removing stains, replacing the toilet seat, improving the lighting, adding a mirror, im-proving the fragrance with flowers or candles, and giving it a deep clean.

Garden Makeover

It is important to remember that the garden is a part of the home, so you should always spend time giving the backyard a makeover, particularly if selling during the warmer months of the year. This should include mowing the lawn, removing debris, giving the fence, shed and gate a fresh coat of paint and placing furniture out (so that they can see that there is a space for socializing).

Kitchen Improvements

The kitchen is one of the key areas of the home, but it is also one which can be unattractive if not maintained. Give it a deep clean and consider new cabinets, replacing the backsplash and adding more lighting.

These are a few quick, easy and affordable ways to improve the resale value of your property. Some may require a small amount of cash, but the improvements can add on a fair amount to the value and make the property much more appealing – this could also speed up the sale and allow you to swiftly start a new chapter in a new home.

Thanks to Ana

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