How do I know which rooms could use a face-lift?
Are you thinking about selling your home or are already in the process? In-home renovations are a great way to get your house ready for the market. Always remember that the goal of fixing up your house is to make these newly renovated spaces appealing to interested homebuyers. Keep in mind that while you like the pop of bright green walls in the kitchen, not everyone has the same taste. Here are a few suggestions if you're stuck on where to start:
1. Lofts/ Attics
Lofts are a great way to make use of an extra space available. We admit it's a large project to take on if your game plan is to convert it into an additional bedroom, however. Other ideas you may want to consider are a home theater, office/study, or a studio space.
2. Laundry Room
Laundry and mud room updates make the house more functional for potential buyers. Once you sort out the plumbing and organizational aspects of the room (e.g. dishwasher, sink, washing machines), you will have a designated room for the daily chores that might have previously been crowding the kitchen or hallway.
Renovating the kitchen might seem like a no-brainer, but it is the selling point for a lot of home buyers. Updated appliances, freshly painted cabinets, up-to-date backsplash, a functional pantry space, and maybe some new light fixtures are all things to look at when updating your kitchen.
Everybody loves the idea of a basement; so why not help the buyer picture themselves moving into a new home with that added space? A basement can be used as a craft room, an in-home gym, or even a billiards room. Creating a space with a neutral colored coat of paint and great lighting is an awesome way to sell your house.