When it comes to buying a fixer-upper, it’s essential to acquire as much information as you can to make the best decision about your future home. While this is an important step in all Real Estate transactions, fixer-uppers bring a whole new set of potential problems and possible hidden costs to the table. So whether you’re just beginning to think about adding fixer-uppers to your list of potential homes, or you’re in the middle of finalizing your sale, this list will provide you with the 9 Key Questions to ask your Realtor, Contractor and yourself before diving in head first.
While large home upgrades such as renovating your kitchen or adding an extra room may be out of the budget, these simple and unique DIY upgrades just may fit the bill. Projects like these not only to give your home a bit more personality, but may also add a bit of resale value to boot.
Like we’ve said in previous posts, choosing upgrades that are functional and traditional are best for adding value to your home. But, there are some options that blur the lines and can add a touch of personalization as well as functionality. Below we’ve listed 5 of our top picks for adding the best of both worlds to your home.
Many people believe that any upgrade they make to their home will add to the resale value. Well, we hate to break it to you but the fact is, there are many times when this just isn’t the case. And there are even times when it can do the complete opposite. So, before you go spending thousands of dollars on updating your home, check out our list of the top 5 Upgrades that won’t add value to your home.
Staging your home is an essential part of getting it ready to put on the market. Although it can seem intimidating and expensive at first glance, there are actually a lot of cheap staging techniques that you can use to appeal to more buyers and sell your home quicker! Here we’ve compiled a list of the top 9 inexpensive ways to get your home looking as though it was professionally staged.