How to Increase the Value of Your Home – Part 1 – Fridays with Fred



    Are you planning on selling your Southern California home in 2018 but want to do everything you can to increase its value first? If so, you’ve come to the right place!

    In part one, of a three-part series, we will share with you some of our best tips that you can use for increasing the value of your home.

    Update the Cosmetic Aspect of Your Home

    The first effective thing that you can do to increase the value of your SoCal home is to update all of it’s cosmetic aspects.

    What does this mean?

    The cosmetic aspect of your home encompasses the: flooring, paint, crown molding and baseboards. You should also consider updating the kitchen and bathrooms in your home as well.

    Besides making interior cosmetic updates, you should also update the exterior of your home as well by painting your home and improve the landscaping.

    Tips for Increasing the Cosmetic Value of Your Home

    Yes, it’s true, updating the cosmetic aspect of your home will help to increase its value but, there are two key things that you want to do when making cosmetic updates.

    #1 – Stick with your budget – You shouldn’t go so far over budget when updating your home that you will unable to get your money back once you sell it.

    #2 – Think with The End in Mind – Although you may be excited about the idea of turning your kitchen into a chef’s kitchen, or that spare bedroom into a media room, you shouldn’t choose those updates if they will make your home more difficult to sell.

    When considering cosmetic updates to your home it’s always best to ask yourself if those updates are what buyers will want and if they are comparable to what other homes for sale in the area have to offer.

    Learn More

    For more great tips that will help you to increase the value of your home, or to search for Southern California homes for sale, contact Fred Sed Realty today by calling us at (800) 921-9231 or connect with us online.

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