While you are preparing to sell your home, it’s important to think about any last-minute renovations you could try that would add more value to the property. Many times when homeowners suddenly need to place their home on the market, they don’t have much time to plan home improvements. Fortunately, there are a few quick home renovations that will increase your home’s value and not take up too much time.
3 Ways to Quickly Improve Your Home’s Value for Resale
Most home renovations require plenty of planning. But when it comes to reselling your home, you may not always have time to plan out an extensive home renovation project. If you are preparing to sell your home in a hurry, here are a few last minute improvements you can do to help add more value to your property.
Make Rooms Look Larger by Increasing Light and Space
A dark room that appears to have limited space will not be a major selling point for your home. Therefore you should look for ways to enhance natural light in your home and brighten up your space. The addition of skylights and vaulted ceilings are two options for you to consider that will give the illusion of more space in any room. Skylights can also help you add more natural light to large areas such as your living room. An open floor plan is another home renovation to consider, depending on how much time you have before your house goes on the market.
Finish Your Basement Renovation Project
If you started on a basement project years ago and never got around to completing it, now is the perfect time to do so. Transforming your basement into a den or an additional bedroom can help you gain the interest of more potential buyers. And depending on its size, there are so many different things you can do with your basement that could help entice buyers to consider your home over others they have in mind. Adding another bathroom to your basement is another option that is sure to add more value to your home. Plus, it is a home improvement project that wouldn’t take very long to complete.
Improve Your Home’s Curbside Appeal
The way your home looks on the outside is just as important as it’s interior design. Buyers often drive around neighborhoods looking at homes for sale from their cars. Enhancing your home’s curb appeal is a great way to increase the amount of buyers interested in your property. Consider adding a new coat of paint to your home’s exterior, or hiring a landscaper to improve the look of your front yard and hedges. You could also improve the look of your deck by staining the wood or updating your outdoor furniture.
If you could use some help with your home improvement projects, get in touch with our team today here at Eakman Construction. We are happy to serve the homeowners located in the Seattle and Kirkland areas.