If you think you might move in a few years, there are things you can do now to prepare your home for when you’re ready to list.
• Upgrade. Many buyers pay attention to homes with uniquevalue-adds, such as upgrades to kitchens and bathrooms,so focus on those eye-catching projects as you prep yourhome for sale. Keep your receipts, as they may provide a taxbenefit when you sell.
• Look for ways to save energy. Today’s buyers are interestedin money-saving, energy-efficient features, so install energy efficientwindows, replace outdated furnaces and waterheaters and insulate the attic or basement, if you have one.You may be able to get a tax credit and even begin saving money on your utilities.
• Keep up with routine maintenance. The better conditionyour home is in, the more you may be able to sell it for. Plus,routine maintenance helps to prevent expensive repairs.
Author:Geneva Lang Phone: 281-798-9680 Dated: October 3rd 2016 Views: 149 About Geneva: The decision to buy or sell your home can be a very stressful event, which is why it is so important...