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The Most Important Things to Remodel in 2019 Before You Sell

Written by Posted On Tuesday, 03 September 2019 23:29

Some houses need a bit of work before they are ready to sell. And the best way to do this is by giving a home a makeover. This article explains the most important things to remodel in a house before it is put up for sale.

Where to Start

The decision to sell a house is a huge one. It is essential to plan exactly what to do before it goes on the market, decide when it will go on the market, and ideally, know how long it will be up for sale. There may be many parts of the house that need a lot of work. Set a plan showing what needs doing, when it's going to be done and who is going to do it.

Can a Renovation be Cheap?

The answer to the question is yes! There are many ways to get a house looking good enough to sell without spending too much money. It is imperative to set a budget, know what it is, and stick to it. Also, remember to add any unexpected costs to the budget. Research the contractors. Cheaper materials can still add flair to a house. 

 

If the cash flow is tight, then the most important issue is to get it on the market as quick as possible. Once remodeled, there are numerous places to put it on the market without incurring extras real estate agent fees. Getting cash for your Florida house fast might be something that you want to think about, and there are a few places online to research that can help generate cash quickly for home sellers.

The Bigger Picture

So let's start with the actual remodeling. It is a good idea to make smaller rooms look bigger than they are. A quick splash of paint can transform a room. Use lighter colors on the walls and don't forget to paint the ceiling. Pull furniture away from the walls to show how spacious the room can be. Declutter! There's no need for clutter to take up that extra space.

Lighting

Lighting and ambiance is so important in making a house look more attractive to buyers. Good lighting can show off the best features in a home. Look around the house and see where spotlights or softer lighting will look better. A kitchen should be bright. Other rooms in the house can benefit from less bright lighting.

Kitchens and Bathrooms

These both can be major refurbishments in a house, but they don't have to be. Changing cabinet doors and smaller items, such as faucets and soft furnishings, can make a room look better. Spruce up the appliances and make sure they are all working correctly. These are two rooms that a potential buyer will look at closely.

Floors

Make sure the floors look good in the property. If they need remodeling, do some research and find the most economical way to replace them. There is a range of flooring on the market, such as vinyl, wood, and carpets. A lot of these simple floor changes can add a lot of value to a home for a small price.

Natural Lighting

When a potential buyer comes to view a house, they often look at the natural lighting. Natural lighting will give the house more appeal. Ditch the old curtains and replace them with light-colored ones. Make sure all blinds are letting in plenty of light.

And Finally

It is important to remember that the remodel is to add value to the house. Look for ways to save money and choose the right colors to make the house more appealing. Always keep it clean for viewing and use the space and storage well. It will be ready to go on the market in no time at all.

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James Stevenson

Hi, My name is James and I've been involved in the property and real estate industry for 10 years now. I hope people will like to read about my thoughts and experiences in the industry and please contact me if you want to discuss my articles further!

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