Turn Your Home Into a Hot Cake for Buyers

Any smart homeowner would want to increase their home’s appeal to buyers when planning for a home renovation. Regardless of whether you intend to sell your home soon or further out in the future, you need to think about what value your renovation adds to your home and whether it will pay off once you decide to sell it.

In order to make your home more appealing to buyers, you need to think like one. A buyer wants to make the most out of his investment, so you need to turn your home into a place that feels like a gold mine.

Fortunately, this can be done with a few smart moves on your part to improve your home’s appeal from a financial standpoint. The following post on HomeAdvisor gives 4 helpful tips to help you get started:

4 Immediate Ways To Dramatically Increase Your Home’s Worth

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Every homeowner wants to increase the value of his or her home. Whether you’re planning to sell your home tomorrow or five years from now, making the most out of your investment is always a financially prudent move.

Here are 4 tried and true techniques to help you get the most out of your home quickly: Read full post here…

If you have installed smart technology, then your home will draw interest from a lot more buyers than a home without smart technology. This fact has been established through research, as discussed in this article on the Charles and Hudson website:

Smart Homes are Coveted by Home Buyers

Coldwell Banker and CNET have presented a comprehensive smart home survey of 4,000 adults. 81 percent of the respondents stated they would be more likely to buy a home if smart technology was already installed. That’s a huge percentage and something that realtors should take a much closer look at.

  • 81 percent of respondents said they would be more likely to buy a home if smart technology was already installed.
  • Smart home technology is most often utilized in the living room, followed by the bedroom, family/recreation room and kitchen.
  • Smart home technology is saving owners an average of $98.30 per month, which equates to more than $1,100 a year. Read more here…

Once you decide to go ahead and sell your home, the things you do or don’t do right before you have prospective buyers come in could make a world of difference. The following slideshow on the Bob Vila website highlights some of the common mistakes that homeowners make when selling their homes:

9 Mistakes Not to Make When Selling Your Home

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Posting Too Few Images
In these digital days, your home will likely make its first impression on the web. Take the pictures you post seriously—extra angles of each space, crisp focus—as they could be key in clinching an in-person viewing with a prospective homebuyer. If you doubt your own photography skills and don’t know anyone handy with a fancy camera, consider making room in the budget to hire a professional. Read more here…

Making your home more sell-worthy is an important consideration when upgrading your home. If you would like expert assistance for your home renovation project, please contact Gainesville Home Pros today.