Before selling an apartment or a house, it requires some reparation work. To make it properly, follow the next five steps:
Do not spend too much money for renovation.
Spend only on upgrades, which add value. Pay attention to the location and do not overprice the house.
Create a strong first impression.
Make ideal curd appeal to draw potential buyers’ attention. This may arise from the desire to see your house inside. Make sure that the exterior look is as great as it can be. These easy and necessary steps will help you in creating it:
- Dress up the front door, paint it in a contrast color;
- Make sure that the entryway is proportional;
- Change old hardware;
- Hook up outdoor lights;
- Plant flowers or plants.
Such renovations will not cost you a lot, but make an important difference in attracting your future buyer.
Remember that bathrooms and kitchens sell the apartment.
Making some improvements in these rooms is crucial. They will increase the price for the house. If your kitchen is new, it will not need a total overhaul, in another case, it must be renewed. Pay attention to kitchen cabinets, paint them if need. Remember that the room should look cozy and safe. Check the electrical outlets and make the floor slip resistant. As for the bathroom, change the shower door and hardware.
Avoid imposing your proper style.
Your own design may not seem good for buyers. That is why it is necessary to put emphasis on a neutral and minimalistic layout. Use neutral soft colors. Do not draw attention installing huge objects.
The total price for renewing should not exceed the property worth.
If you spend more, in order to create a wow factor, the profit will be low. Before renovating, determine the some you are able to spend. Monitor closely the contractor expenses. Sometimes they are honest, and sometimes not. They often overbuy tile, plumbing items, sheetrock and other materials. He may give back some of these materials to the shop where they were bought and keep the money. In other circumstances, a contractor installs a dumpster in a rehabber’s house and give the green light for others to use it. In this case, extra paying have to be made. You can count on your contractor, however, keep track of him. Keep in mind that the endpoint is to sell the house. Put emphasis on better renovations for selling.