It takes a certain eye to see the beauty of an aged home. Most homebuyers won’t look past peeling paint or dated wood paneling. It goes without saying that sellers who own old homes should revamp them. This way, they can attract as many buyers as possible. Simple renovation projects can turn an old home into a buyer magnet. Advise your sellers to try these projects if they want to gain a competitive edge over other sellers. DIY experts can carry out the projects on their own.
Paint the Walls
Painting is one of the most tackled DIY home improvement projects. It is inexpensive and can give a home a brand new look. Tell home sellers to replace dated paint or wallpaper with neutral paint. They should avoid bold colors which distract buyers and personalize spaces. For the best outcome, they should hire painting experts. There is more to painting than just applying color on walls. A bad paint job will be easily noticed by buyers while a good one will enhance the space. Homeowners who are good in painting can paint their homes. However, they should focus on one room at a time.
Add Crown Molding
This is one of the best remodeling projects because it adds beauty and value to a home. Crown molding is one of the features that stand out to buyers. If done well, they will think “This home is beautiful and built well.” While most old homes have beautiful crown molding, some lack the architectural detail. Advise your clients to consider their home’s style, ceiling height, and décor elements when choosing crown molding as they’ll be sure to choose the right one.
Spruce Up the Kitchen
The kitchen is the hub of a home and a beautiful one can entice buyers. Sellers should update their kitchens by getting new faucets, changing the lighting, and giving
Install Energy-Saving Appliances
Some home appliances – washing machines,
No buyer is willing to buy a home with high energy bills. In fact, some even ask for the utility bills before they make an offer. Tell sellers to buy Energy Star appliances which use less energy. These not only save money, they are also good for the environment. Energy Star appliances are so good they exceed the energy efficiency levels set by the government.
Improve the Entry
First impressions matter to buyers. As they drive by a home, they judge it from what they see outdoors. Home sellers should buy new front doors or paint their old ones. A new door can radically change the look of a home and also augment curb appeal. They should also replace house