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Improvements That Help Sell Denver Real Estate

Feb 18, 2008
The first thing to do is make sure the basic elements of your home are all working and in good condition. Once you're finished with the basic maintenance, you get the best return with added value by updating kitchens and bathrooms. Those two areas are investments that can return more than the cost of doing it update and may make the difference in selling your home. When you're making these upgrades you should keep the cost in line with the value of your home and the homes in the community around you.

Take care of the basic maintenance issues

Basic maintenance is pretty vague but is very important for home buyers when they are looking for a home. If you want your Denver, Colorado home to sell it should look freshly painted both inside and outside. Make sure the windows are energy efficient double pane. The roof on your home should be in good condition and your furnace and air conditioner well maintained with regular servicing. Your landscaping should be fresh with a manicured look to it. Your basement should be look, smell and feel dry with no dampness or mustiness.

Serious home buyers do not want to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on a home only to have to spend thousands more to fix it up. The closer your Denver, Colorado home is to being ready to move right into, the quicker your home will sell.

Fantastic Kitchens

Two things typically happen when a home buyer views a home. They either have a very impressed "wow" reaction or they shudder in fear. That shuddering reaction is the one you want to avoid at all costs.

Sure updating and repairs may be expenses upfront, but the right repairs and upgrades are typically recouped in the sale and fixing those outdated cabinets, countertops, floors and appliances may mean the difference in selling or staying in your Denver, Colorado home. The money is well invested to achieve your goals.

When you are considering upgrades think natural to get the best return. That means wooden cabinets with stone countertops, tile or stone flooring are all the finishing touches of choice. Then make sure not to forget to update those fixtures and add light where you need to.

Update the Bathroom

If you have an older home with only a single bathroom, you should consider adding another one. One of the most frequent complaints on a home is that there are not enough bathrooms in it. Think about whether that bathroom addition should be a half or full bath. If lack of space is keeping you from adding that tub, consider adding just a shower instead.

When you are updating an already existing bathroom you should add a shower enclosure, heated floor, replace cabinets, lighting and mirrors. Making the right additions and updates to your bathrooms can help buyers make the decision to purchase your home.

Conclusion

With any home improvement project you want to make sure that you invest in areas you will gain the greatest return from. Work on areas that give your home a move right in feel to it and create a nice curb appeal from the outside, after that work on improvements and upgrades to your bathroom and kitchen areas. Those are the areas where you are most likely to regain your investment by selling your home in Denver, Colorado.
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