Enhance the Resale Value of Your Home

by Zoryana Rawlins 05/12/2019

You don't need to invest tons of money in boosting the resale value of your home. All you need to improve the quality of your home is engaging in some specific renovations that will improve the overall worth of the house. You have to target the area that prospective buyers will see when inspecting the apartment. Here are the most effective ways to boost the resale value of your home: 

Ensure that the main entrance and the facade are in excellent condition 

The first impression matters a lot. These areas are what intending buyers will see as soon as they approach your property. You need to take note of the fact that the first moment in front of your building will affect the decision of prospective buyers whether or not to buy your property. Therefore, it is essential that you make the outward appearance of your home pleasant and attractive. Exterior light must be in an excellent working condition and also makes sure the exterior walls are painted neatly with no cracks and chips. 

Make your home clean and efficient 

Buyers are always impressed when they come across a house that is clean and efficient. Make sure you clean all areas of the home that need cleaning and repair all cracks in the floor and walls. Nobody will buy a house that looks as if it is falling apart. Apart from that, buyers are now looking for energy efficient homes. There are a plethora of ways to boost the energy efficiency of your home – replace the cooling and heating system with the ones that are energy efficient, reseal your windows, change to energy-efficient lighting and many more ways. 

Improve the kitchen as much as you can 

A functional kitchen with high-value elements goes a long way to improving the value of your home. The reason being that the kitchen element will remain will you remove the furniture and other appliances in the kitchen when packing out of the house. You should invest in energy-efficient kitchen appliances. 

Do not overlook the bathroom 

Once you have successfully upgraded your kitchen, the next place to consider is the bathroom. The Bathroom is the second most important place in the house that attracts the attention of intending buyers; therefore you must take care of this remarkable place as well. The idea is to keep things simple, modern, and attractive. So, try as much as possible to create a bathroom that is impeccable and offers as many features as possible for the space available.

If you have renovations and improvements to make, find a reliable general contractor to bring your home to speed.

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Zoryana Rawlins

Zoryana Rawlins is a highly motivated and self-driven REALTOR® who combines a love of the industry with a passion for constant learning and self-improvement. Before getting into the real estate business, Zoryana previously taught at ICA Language School and Foreign Service Institute of U.S. Department of State. She was a very responsible instructor and very attentive to the needs of her students. Her hard work and listening skills helped her students achieve high-level positions. As your real estate agent, Zoryana utilizes up-to-date technology tools to market your property, hosts your Open Houses, uses her negotiation skills to secure the best deal for you as well as smooth and flawless transactions that will ultimately achieve your satisfaction. Zoryana is active with Northern Virginia Association of REALTORS® and the National Association of REALTORS®. A lover of all things Virginia, Zoryana lives in Falls Church, Virginia, with her husband Michael, their son Roman and two adorable dogs Tuzik and Michiko.