When the mercury is low in the thermometer and the ground is frozen or even covered in snow, the spring real estate market isn’t always at the forefront of people’s minds. However, if you are looking to sell your home this spring, now is the time to prepare!
A 2017 report published by Remodeling Magazine found an overall 64% ROI on home improvement. Many projects add value to your home and improve your family’s quality of life until you sell. But while some renovations will increase the value of your home, others will make your home more difficult to sell. The key is to consider mass appeal for the sake of resale.
First impressions are important so you want to emphasize your home’s best features when your house goes on the market. In a recent Real Estate Staging Association study, it was found that homes staged prior to being listed spent 90% less time on the market than those homes not staged. Staging is nothing more than making your home inviting to the largest number of potential buyers possible.