How to Add Value to Your Home

Whether you’re looking to sell your home soon, or you just know you’ll eventually put it on the market one day, there are plenty of great additions and renovations you can do you to your home to help raise its overall value.

You don’t need to completely remodel your entire home for it to be worth more on the housing market. We have complied a short list of things you can do to help boost the value of your home depending on how much time, effort, and money you’re able to put in.

  • Deep Cleaning

This is one of the easiest and least expensive options for homeowners to give a boost to their home’s value. Decluttering your home is great for a wide variety of reasons. Not only does it mean less for you to have to find places for or move eventually, but if you’re going to be showing your home off to potential buyers, they will appreciate a tidy space. Investing in a deep cleaning service as well, or even just renting a carpet cleaner and taking a weekend to really clean every inch of your home is going to provide lots of stress relief for you, and your potential buyers will also appreciate the fact that they’d have to do less work if they moved in.

  • Get Organized

After you’ve deep cleaned, taking all of your remaining belongings and being sure to organize and tidy them up in their respective spaces is going to help impress potential buyers as well. Investing in a new closet organizer, or even furniture that doubles as storage will be great for keeping things out of sight during open houses. This allows potential buyers to better picture themselves in the space, since they won’t feel like they’re intruding on someone’s home and instead will imagine that this is their new home.

If you want to go the extra mile, you can even do a bit of renovation to add more closet space, or potentially make a designated area in your garage for items. Renovations are going to cost you a bit more up front, but they can vastly improve your home’s value.

  • Beautify Your Outdoor Spaces

Investing in good landscaping is always going to help bump up your curb appeal. Giving people something nice to look at when they pull up to the house will always impress and pique their interest to what’s going on inside. As well as, having a nice outdoor space for relaxation or entertainment is sure to help as well. Swimming pools and outdoor kitchens are two of the biggest price boosters on the housing market today. Having either of these things in your yard will have buyers much more willing to pay a larger price, especially if they’re in great shape. Even if you don’t have the budget for major installations like those, though, you can always add a deck or simple pergola to your yard and create a nice sitting area. This will help as well, and buyers will still be very impressed. The outside of your home is just as important as the inside!

  • Renovate Your Kitchen

Since kitchens are such an important part of a home, and are used most often, having a newly renovated kitchen is what many buyers are interested in. The layouts of kitchens in older homes tend to be cramped and feel very small, so renovating the space to feel more open and modern can do wonders for your home’s value. Even if you don’t do a full head-to-toe renovation, updating some appliances or replacing the cabinetry can really do a lot for the space.

The great thing about raising the value of your home is that you can slowly do the process over time and build up a beautiful home. Cordes Custom Homes is happy to do these jobs for you to give you a beautiful home that will be worth so much. We can build you a home from scratch, or simple renovate what you already have. Whatever the job is and whatever your needs are, we’re here to help!

Give us a call to talk to our team of professionals today or fill out the form on our contact page and we will get back to you as soon as possible!

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