You were all ready to sell your home and even called a real estate auctioneer to evaluate your property properly so that you can get the most of your buck.
But it turns out that you can sell your home at a much higher price if you improvise your house a bit here and there. After all, the more desirable it looks, the higher are your chances of selling it at a higher price.
This article points out 4 simple Home Improvement tips that you can do without spending a fortune on your house.
This one is no surprise.
First impressions are incredibly important. Potential buyers should be able to imagine themselves living in your house. But they of course can’t do it if your house is a mess and there are cobwebs everywhere.
Make sure you thoroughly clean your home and get rid of any clutter that is occupying space. Also, clean your garden and lawn to make it look as clean as possible.
In case you're adding pictures of your house to the internet for potential buyers to see make sure there is enough lightning as it makes the house look more bright and personal.
If your walls have scratches, and the color on them is outdated, consider painting them. The right kind of paint can boost the appearance of your house and increase your chance of getting more buyers.
When looking for good paint color, common advice is to choose the one that will appeal to a wide variety of buyers. Opt-out for a neutral tone as it is always timeless and looks elegant no matter the time.
Curtain rods, light fixtures, doorknobs, and outlet covers are often overlooked but they can make the house look elegant and new. Getting new decorative curtain rods and light fixtures can be expensive, but you don’t have to opt-out for the new ones. Instead, you can buy an inexpensive one and make it look elegant and expensive.
Again, if you’re planning to sell your house, make sure you choose items in the color that will appeal to a wide variety of buyers.
Exterior lighting might seem like a detail that buyers won’t notice. But, according to Kiplinger, 92% of buyers want a home with exterior lighting. You can opt-out for spotlights, pendant lights, and solar sidewalk lights for exterior lighting.
Last words - Your home can have any update imaginable but as you increase the no. of things to update you will want to increase your budget too. So, if you have little money, stick to the things that you can easily do and are affordable to you.
Also, please tell us what other tips and techniques do you have to share besides these that helped you sell your house at a better price?