Our listing clients often ask us which home improvements provide the most bang for the buck when it comes time to sell. We always remind them that the market value of a home – what it will sell for to a willing buyer – is in large part determined by the sales prices of similar homes in the neighborhood, and surrounding neighborhoods. Considerations include age of the home, condition, square footage, and, yes, improvements.
When considering improving a home to get it ready to sell, it’s important to make smart decisions to avoid over-improving the home for the neighborhood.
A good first step is to get clear on the home’s current market value and we’re happy to help you there, at no charge.
Now you know the starting value, before adding…