With the current market on the rise and interest rates at an all time low in our country, many home owners are considering cosmetic home improvements to increase the value in their property. When considering a renovation, the question we all want to know is; How do I get the best bang for my buck?
Here are our Top 3 Tips
Paint: One of the simplest and most cost-effective improvements to freshen a home is paint. A freshly painted interior in crowd pleasing neutral tones will appeal to the greatest number of people, therefore improving the saleability and competitive value in your home.
Gardens: The most intriguing part of any home can be your gardens and you don’t need to spend a lot on them! You want to “think green”, purchase plants that require low maintenance, and present as a tidy and welcoming entrance. This will stand out to not only your buyers but also your general neighbourhood.
Light: Styling your home to appear light and spacious will ensure people can easily imagine themselves living in your home. It’s important to strike the perfect balance of clean and well cared for as opposed to dark and cluttered with personal belongings. Most stylist confess that a property that has been styled can add serious value to your final sale price that buyers are willing to pay. Not to mention if you’re not selling, you will feel more at ease in a light and spacious home.
I hope you have found these quick tips useful and at an expected cost of between $5,000-$10,000 for most properties, it’s a safe investment in the value of your home.