If you’re considering selling your home in the future, completing home upgrades now will be a gift that keeps on giving. For one, you’ll be able to enjoy the upgrades while you live in your home, but they’ll also boost the overall value of your South Florida home. When your home goes on the market, upgrades will attract more buyers and justify a higher asking price, allowing you to recoup much of the cost of the renovations.
Among the best upgrades to boost the value of your home in the new year include:
Many people consider the kitchen the heart of a home, which makes it one of the best rooms to update for a higher home value. Buyers often head straight for the kitchen during an open house, so you can rest assured that kitchen updates won’t go unnoticed.
Remodeling your kitchen doesn’t have to be a budget-breaking project. Even a minor kitchen remodel can sizably increase the value and appeal of your home. Think about which part(s) of the kitchen would benefit the most from an upgrade. It could be the cabinet and drawer fronts, countertops, appliances, or even the paint job on your kitchen’s walls.
Curb appeal is a key concern among home buyers today. When buyers first arrive at your home for a tour, their first impression can make a major difference in whether or not they choose to put in an offer or to even get out of their car. Two of the aspects of your home’s exterior that you can replace for the greatest impact are a new garage door and a touch-up for your home’s exterior paint.
The garage door often makes up a significant portion of a home’s exterior. By updating it, you’ll likely be able to recover most of the cost once you choose to sell your home. Plus, by choosing a modern garage door design, you can instantly make your home look far newer.
Touching up your home’s exterior paint can be a simple, budget-friendly project. In many cases, you don’t have to repaint the entirety of your home’s exterior to give it an updated look. Consider exterior painting projects that make a big impact for little efforts, like painting your front door.
Here in Florida, where the weather is hot in the summer and mild in the winter, a pool is a major selling point for any home. Having your pool upgraded by resurfacing or retiling it will add aesthetic value to your home’s exterior. While you’re at it, you can also consider revamping the pool patio with a new pool deck, fresh landscaping, and updated pool furniture.
Whether now or in the future, if you decide to put your South Florida home on the market, the team of experienced real estate agents at Great Florida Homes is here to help you. Contact us today to learn more about what we offer.
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