How You Can Increase Your Home’s Resale Value

Image copyright Catherine Lane 2015

When you purchase your home you always want to make sure you can get your money back for it in the future. But why stop at getting your money back when you can get more? Fortunately, there are multiple ways in which you can increase the value of your home.

A Magnificent Master
Remodeling the master bathroom can add significant value to your home, especially if it has seen better days. An inspection for mold is the first thing that should be done. Once any mold has been remediated, look to redo the flooring and the shower/bathtub since these are the center pieces of your private quarters. For quick and easy upgrades, add new lighting, faucets, and additional storage.

Outdoor Display
Adding some natural beauty to the property can immediately boost the curb appeal and make your home look more attractive to potential buyers. Use trees, shrubs, flowers, mulch, stone, etc. to complement the look, color, and design of your home. Strategically place these materials and vegetation in order to catch the eye of the passerby.

Exterior Upgrades
You can look to redo the entire exterior of your home, but for your wallet’s sake you should focus on the main parts of the house. Inspect the roof for damage and make all of the necessary repairs and replacements. Your siding should also be inspected for holes, cracks, warping, and buckling. Consider replacing your current siding with a vinyl material for a cost-effective and good looking option. Afterwards, inspect and repair any problems associated with your gutter system.

Applying these changes and making these repairs can dramatically increase the value of your home, as well as making it more alluring to potential buyers. When you need an expert to inspect and repair your roof, siding, and gutter system, contact the pros at Preferred Exterior. To learn more, or to schedule a free estimate, give us a call at (516) 354-7252.

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