|Kitchens are an extremely important room in every home, and improvements can greatly increase value.
|Update colors, fixtures, and install a double vanity if room allows.
|Removing overgrown bushes and planting new shrubs and flowers is an immediate eye-pleaser to potential buyers.
|New windows and doors
|New windows and doors improve both the looks and efficiency of a home, as well as minimize exterior maintenance.
|Here's a great way to increase living space without adding an edition.
|An additional bath has become more of a must than a luxury today. It takes very little space to add a bath and increases salability and value. Keep in mind that master baths are on many buyers’ wish lists.
|Fireplaces have excellent aesthetic value and can be a good investment especially if they are energy efficient
|Keep costs in line. Try combining unused spaces to create this area.
|Key rooms such as family rooms, extra bedrooms and extra bathrooms may add more value. The key is not to over improve.
|Outdoor living space is a desirable asset.
|New roof, siding and installation
|These items can add efficiency, update the look of an older home and prevent future maintenance problems. Some may be considered normal maintenance however.
|Its value increases if you live in a harsh climate.
|A little bit of paint can go a long way in improving the looks of tired trim and siding and increase salability.
|A new furnace can be considered a maintenance item so do not replace an old system unless it is necessary.