We are back giving you guys more helpful hints on how to add value to your homes. If you haven`t yet check out our latest video on the real estate statistics of September 2017 to learn more about homes on the market and about the future for both buyers and sellers.
So here are some great ways you can add value to your home:
Update the Kitchen: The kitchen by far is one of the most valuable things you can invest in when it comes to your home. Even small upgrades like a painting the cabinets, upgrading the appliances, countertops, and making the room brighter. Everyone loves a lot of cabinet and counter space. This is the heart of the home. People usually see at least a 72% return on their investments when redoing their kitchen.
Increase Storage Space: There is nothing more irritating than not having enough space. The majority of buyers want space to store things like clothes, kids toys, cleaning supplies. So anything you can do to increase the amount of useable storage you have will help add resale value and is often less expensive than a full renovation.
Enhance your Outdoor Space: Just like a garage, the return for investment for adding a screened porch or a pool and patio area could be a very profitable outcome for Staten Islanders.Wooden decks or paver patios have proven to produce the most return on investment for buyers. Considering using enhancements for your deck like built in sitting areas.
Windows and Siding: The aesthetic and functional aspects of new siding is a proven way to attract buyers. Vinyl has been one of the most successful. Things like new modern day double glazed or pella windows will increase both the exterior appeal and energy efficiency of your home. Updating your windows can save you hundreds of dollars on your electric bill every month. If windows are a little bit pricier for you shutters are a great alternative.