There are many ways to increase the value of your home without breaking the bank. Even the smallest home improvement projects can increase your home’s value, which will pay off later when the time comes to sell. If it’s not in your budget to spend thousands on a home renovation before your home goes on the market, consider these five cost-effective ways to increase the value of your home.
Talk to a Design/Build Firm
It won’t cost anything to talk to a design/build firm like Center Island Contracting about what you can do to increase the value of your home. Simply schedule a 10-minute phone consultation with us and talk to one of our experts about cost-effective ways to give your home a facelift. Tell us when it’s most convenient for you and we can schedule an informative consultation.
Kitchen and Bathroom Facelifts
The kitchen and bathrooms are some of the most important rooms to new homebuyers, so if your appliances look dated or your cabinetry, doors and appliances aren’t cohesive, it’s time to give these rooms a makeover. There are cost-effective ways you can do this, such as painting cabinets instead of changing them out, and switching out hardware. In the bathroom, replace the toilet seat and switch out the rugs and shower curtains.
Proper lighting is extremely important when new homebuyers are touring your home, so invest in new light fixtures and switch out your old bulbs. If it’s dark and dingy inside your home it can feel outdated, not to mention homebuyers could miss out on some attractive selling points if they can’t fully see what the house has to offer.
Spruce Up Curb Appeal
The outside of your home is just as important as the inside of your home when it comes to making first impressions. Spruce up your landscaping by trimming the hedges, adding potted plants and removing all weeds to elevate your curb appeal. If it’s not in your budget to make upgrades to your landscaping, make sure the yard is as cleaned up as possible and the grass gets mowed regularly.
Giving your home a deep clean will not only benefit you while you’re still living there, it will be an attractive selling point to buyers. A home can never be too clean, so hire a cleaning service or get to work yourself. Part of a deep clean means eliminating clutter, which can be distracting to buyers.
Center Island Contracting is your contractor of choice for new home buyers or those undergoing home renovations on the north shore of Nassau county, Long Island. Our qualified professional new home construction management team is here to help you build the new home of your dreams. With the knowledge about local and New York State laws, our staff can answer all your questions and streamline the entire process. Email us or call (631) 465-9765!