Whether you just bought a fixer-upper or you have been living in the old family house for years, here are some tips on how to add value to your home. Increasing your home’s equity won’t only help you financial but it will also make your house more enjoyable for you and family. So bring out your hammer and hardhat, here are some surefire ways to add value to your home.
No one likes a rundown bathroom. If you want to add value to your home as well as make it more comfortable, considering renovating your bathrooms. Even affordable improvements like new floors from JC Floors Plus can add significant value. Another easy improvement with high returns is new faucets. Consider sprucing up a bathroom with new wallpaper as well. We all spend a lot of time in the bathrooms so but it at the top of your list when thinking about how to add value to your home.
It is said that “we live in our kitchens” so when you are looking for home projects to add value to your house, don’t neglect the kitchens. This is often a selling point for buyers too, consider what you would like in a kitchen. What would you make your life easier? An extra set of shelves, a gas burner? Start with what makes your life in the kitchen easier; this can be a proven method to create a usable kitchen that will not only help you when cooking your next feast but will catch the eye of potential buyers when you choose to sell. Matching appliances (even if they are used) can be a low-cost way to add value, mix-matched appliances give the allusion of being old; a matched set will help boos the value of your home. When it comes to appliances, focus on the essentials; stoves and refrigerators. Not everyone needs a water cooler or a dish washer, so these items may not impact the value of your home the way you’d expect.
Ever wish you had fresh avocados or apples for free? Would you be willing to pay more for a house with this perk? If you answered yes, than you understand why planting trees can help the value of your home. By planting trees you are making a long-term investment in your home’s value. For only a few bucks you can get a very drastic return on your value! The only key here is patience but don’t think it is too late! Just get off your butt and plant them, the sooner you plant them the sooner you can reap the culinary and financial reward of you new mini-orchard.
There are countless ways to add value to your home in terms of equity and livability. Planting trees outside, fixing up your bathroom and getting new appliances for your kitchen are only a few. We hope you enjoyed our tips on how to add value to your home and good luck with your projects!