Remodeling Projects Can Add Value to Your McDowell Mountain Ranch Home

Remodeling Projects Can Add Value to Your McDowell Mountain Ranch Home

Want to increase the value of your McDowell Mountain Ranch Home and get top dollar for selling it? Remodeling projects that enhance the design, style, and comfort of your home can significantly increase the value of your home. Buyers are willing to pay more for a home that is more livable and energy efficient. The feeling of “this is just like NEW” is alluring to many.

1. Kitchen

The kitchen is the new heart of the home, since it is the busiest spot of the house. Aside from increasing the value of your home, remodeling your kitchen will also make preparing meals in it more enjoyable. Kitchen remodeling will depend on your. It may be simple or extensive, but make sure to set a budget first. Simple repairs could include replacing cabinet doors or handles with newer modern looking ones or simply repainting them to make them look fresh and new. Consider upgrading or replacing kitchen appliances with Energy Star appliances to save on electricity bills. Energy-saving appliances add value to the home and saves the homeowner money.

New flooring in the kitchen also makes a significant difference. You can also replace laminate countertops with new ones or upgrade to granite or new surfaces.

2. Bathrooms

Remodeling or updating your bathroom can increase your home’s value. A remodeled bathroom can return more than 70% of the investment after the home is sold, according to Hanley-Wood research data for 2008–2009.

3. Windows

Windows are one of the best investments you can make on your McDowell Mountain Ranch home. Replacing your windows with energy efficient ones if not already part of your home, will help you recover your investment through energy savings. And are features buyers look for these days.

4. Flooring

Although new flooring may not add significantly to the value of a home, it is hard to sell a home with worn carpeting or damaged flooring. New flooring also makes the home look more attractive to potential buyers. Nothing turns away a prospective buyer faster than worn, dirty, or dated flooring. Threshold, appeal, is very important today.

5. Structural Additions

According the Hanley-Wood study, outdoor patios actually add more value to a home. Adding an upgraded patio gives you an 82% return on investment. Adding pavers, an outdoor fire-pit or BBQ Island, says “BUY-ME” to many prospective Buyers!

Although it may cost you to remodel your home, you will be thrilled to see the returns in profit once you sell your newly remodeled home since buyers will be willing to pay more for it.

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If you need the help of an experienced agent with your home for sale in McDowell Mountain Ranch Scottsdale, call me, Sandy Mager at 602.577.0500. I have the tools, the expertise, and the knowledge of many areas in Scottsdale, AZ that will help you sell your home fast.

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