The playbook for selling a home needs a makeover, and often so do houses.
Selling a house takes much more elbow grease than it did a year ago. Homeowners earlier could expect a bidding war the moment they staked the for-sale sign in the front yard, even if the property was in dire need of updating.
With mortgage rates increasing, buyers are harder to come by and easier to turn off. Making repairs or even small cosmetic improvements that buyers care about could make the difference between getting your asking price or giving a discount.
The top three interior remodeling projects with the highest return on investment according to a recent National Association of Realtors report…
Hardwood Flooring Refinish
New Wood Flooring
Consider the smaller things that are likely to turn buyers off and fix them fast. Aim to fix anything that an inspection would turn up. Enhancing curb appeal helps a home stand out to buyers. Smaller fixes such as a fresh paint job can make a bigger impression on buyers than pricier changes such as a renovated 3rd bathroom.
If you’re considering selling your home and would like some additional guidance from an experienced Realtor® please reach out to me.