Thinking about selling your house? First, ask yourself these questions:
Is your house ready to be put on the market?
Do you think buyers will be attracted to the exterior of your house?
Does the interior of the house give a homey feeling?
Did you know that by making small repairs and renovations in the house, you can raise your house’s value by 16%?
The first thing most homeowners do when selling their house is hire an interior designer to create an attractive package that appeals to the buyers. If you are short on budget and are looking for some cost-effective ways to enhance your house to increase its sale value, then you have come to the right place.
Keep on reading to find out easy and cheap ways to spruce up the interior and exterior of your house:
First things first, paint the front door of your house with a vibrant color. Make sure it goes well with the exterior paint or the door will look out of place. Your front door is the first impression that impacts buyers the most. So, start from here and then proceed with the following repairs and renovations:
Want to do something different to impress the potential buyers, then leave the paint bucket behind and reach for stencils. Play it safe with the designs but use your art skills to create something different and charming.
2. Island Table for the Kitchen
While a kitchen renovation does bring in the big bucks but if you don’t have the budget for it, you can make some tweaks here and there. Get the kitchen counter re-stained, use the leftover tiles from the last floor job and make a kitchen backsplash with them and finally, to create more space in the kitchen, get an island table installed.
An island table has rollers attached to it and goes underneath the countertop. It basically becomes an extended version of the kitchen slab, which you can display as a special added feature.
3. Paint the Kitchen Cabinets
You don’t need to throw away thousands of dollars on kitchen cabinets when painting them will do the trick. First, clean the cabinets with a DIY solution of vinegar and water and then paint them.
4. Floating Shelves in the Living Room
People love small displays in the living room, as it gives them the chance to boast their trophies. So, install a few shelves in the living room and paint the wood with a bright color that blends well with the interior paint.
5. Add Color with Drought Tolerant Plants
Many buyers do not want to be concerned with the maintenance of a garden, yet they still want one. You can give them the best of both worlds with draught tolerant plants, as they don’t require much watering. They add a certain amount of wild beauty to the curb appeal.
6. Add a Patio
While adding a patio is undoubtedly a little expensive but it is the best way to draw in buyers. It creates a cozy look and attracts the buyer with dreams of lazy nights spent in the hammock reading a book. So, see if you can fork out some cash for this addition because it will be worth the money.
So, there you go… six cost-effective repairs and renovations that will help you sell your house at a higher value than you expected.