Selling a home in St. George can be a process. But if you’re thinking about trying to sell your St. George home in the future, there are a number of projects of different sizes that you can plan to make your home more attractive to home buyers.
Here are a few of the most effective ways to up your St. George home resale value.
Lay Down New Flooring
“New floors” is one of the most often-seen features on listings for home sales. Regardless what kind of flooring it is, from wood to vinyl to carpet, new flooring improves walkthrough appeal and can help a home sell in less time.
If you’re trying to move your home quickly, try putting in some cheaper berber carpet or vinyl flooring that can make a big impression without hurting your wallet too much. If you’re comfortable in your home at the moment but you know that you’ll sell it someday, think about installing hardwood floors or natural tile, which will last for years on end but can make a great impact on your home’s value.
Improve Your Lighting
When talking about lighting, most people start thinking about light fixtures. Although putting in new or trendy light fixtures like track lighting or responsive LED lighting is a good plan, don’t forget to pay attention to how you can use natural light indoors.
Using natural light will make your house feel bigger, brighter, and more livable. Also, potential buyers are more likely to look at your home during the day, when natural light will play a bigger role than indoor lighting.
Try putting in window treatments that can make the most out of natural light. Plantation shutters in St. George are a great choice, because they give you a lot of freedom in the angle that sunlight pours in.
Fix Smaller Details
Putting in new appliances, cabinets and drawers, and other big projects may help a listing stand out, but you might get your money to go farther by spending time on your home’s small details.
Put in new faucets in the bathroom and kitchen. Put in newer handles and knobs for all of your cabinets and drawers. Repolish the handrail and banister of your staircase. Replace the floor and ceiling vent covers. Each of these low-cost fixes can make a big difference at a fraction of the cost of other projects.
Maximize Storage Space
“Space” is the big word here. All the closets, extra rooms, and square feet in the world won’t appeal to potential buyers if they’re cluttered.
Make room in your closets with space-saving racks, clear out rooms leaving only the bare necessities, and move nonessential furniture or belongings into a short-term storage unit or into your new house.
Control The Temperature
If prospective buyers are too hot or cold while walking through your home, there’s not a good chance that they remember it fondly when coming to a decision. The simplest way to make guests comfortable is to crank your thermostat – don’t be afraid to make your AC do a little extra work in the summer and likewise with the heater during winter.
You can reduce the stress on yourself and your HVAC system by doing more to insulate your space. An energy-efficient window treatment such as Polywood® plantation shutters can help block heat loss through your windows by up to 50%, making the temperature in your home much easier to control.
Increase Your Home Value For Now Or The Future
If you want to help your St. George home sell faster with better window treatments, Sunburst Shutters St. George is here to help. Call us at 435-485-9332 or use the form below for a free in-home estimate from one of our window treatment experts.