Repairing small cracks or holes, painting walls a neutral colour, touching up trim and painting doors are all simple improvements that will give your home a fresh new look.
Cabinet Hardware in the kitchen and bathroom is an easy update that can give cabinets and drawers a modern look, for a reasonable price.
Curb appeal will help attract buyers the second they approach the home! Clean up walkways, gardens, and shrubs to open up the exterior of your home and make entrances inviting.
Light fixtures are a versatile improvement, modernizing spaces or providing a centerpiece in the room. Make sure any broken fixtures are replaced, and old fixtures that are staying have been thoroughly cleaned.
Faucets in the bathroom, kitchen or laundry room can give an updated look without a costly renovation. Consider eco-friendly faucet upgrades as an added feature when listing.
Repair or Repave driveways and walkways to give a welcoming appearance as potential buyers approach your home. You should always keep garage doors clean, maintained and operating properly for potential buyers.
Selling is still an option! Your REALTOR® can help explain what repairs are necessary, or have potential to provide a better sale price if completed before listing.
Disclosing necessary repairs when listing your home has potential to attract buyers who are interested in a purchase plus improvements mortgage. This allows the buyer to include the cost to complete necessary repairs within their mortgage overall.
Get a sound third party review of your home, from a professional home inspector. They can provide you with a report of any potential issues that may come up during the purchasing process. When you know what needs to be repaired, you and your REALTOR® can weigh the costs of renovating or repairing your home to add value before listing.