||Realty Times.Study of 500 realtors by HomeGain
||Spend an hour with a pro designer and get tips on decorating, paint color, staging for less than $100.
||Clean & de clutter – you can increase value by as much as $2000 just by cleaning
||Make Kitchen functional & attractive.
||Outdoor enhancement. Improve the first impression – replace rapair siding, paint add flowers, mow lawn.
||Kitchen upgrades to add convenience and style.
||Indoor systems: repair wiring plumbing, heating, AC, make all needed upgrades.
||Kitchen improvments including paint, reflooring, replacing cabinet hardware and keeping a classic design.
||Pre-inspect your systems, find and fix hidden problems (eg: water leaks)
||Lighten & Brighten
||Update Bathrooms, optimally a mid-range remodel, which replaces with comparable items and leaves plumbing intact gives greatest ROI.
||Bathroom updates, replace old tubs, taps and water hogging toilets.
||Bathroom upgrades modernizing older fixtures.
||Outdoor: Paint or replace, garage doors, siding, front door, old windows.
||Creating new space. Convert an attic to an extra bedroom or finish the basement. Outdoors: Decks can add square footage of useable space
||Repair electrical, plumbing systems
||Siding, is the highest return of all remodeling projects on your investment; either vinyl or fiber cement.
||Appliance upgrades. In older homes, it’s an investment that saves the new homeowners time and money.
||Outdoor upgrades including siding and landscaping
||Add an attic bedroom or an extra bath, even a ½ bath. An extra half bath can add 10.5% to a home’s overall value.
||Extra Bathroom, adding an extra bath or half bath almost pays for itself.
||Look around and find inspiring design and upgrade ideas (tv, web etc)
||Landscape, and increase your outdoor living area. First impressions are often what sells.
||Roofs & Windoss, while expensive to replace, buyers expect these to be in good condition.
||Kitchen improvement including paint, removing vinyl flooring, lighting, cabinet hardware.
||New Windows and other Green Updates save on utility bills and have good ROI. These include: energy efficient windows, doors, roof, insulation.
||Cut energy costs, save money now and make it more marketable.
||Stage the furniture
||Paint, inexpensive and impactful.
||Basic improvments may have the greatest return. Tackle any problems with home structure, or mechanical systems before other upgrades.