5 Ways to Increase a Home Resale Value
Updated: Mar 15
As a smart investor, a house will not only be the place you live in, it will also bring you profit. If you are treating your house as an investment, it is important to know these 5 things that will increase your home resale value.
1. Keep your home neat and clutter-free
Imagine you are walking into a house full of things and so cluttered you can’t even see the structure. Doesn’t it feel bad? Would you still invest in the house? Truth is, first impression is highly important when it comes to buying a house. With a clutter-free house, it looks bigger and more spacious. It is also a good evidence in showing your buyers that you took very good care of the house.
2. Invest in high quality kitchen cabinets
“Kitchen is the heart of a home”, this is something most of us has heard of. Kitchens will give you one of the biggest returns on your investment, says Aaron Bowman. According to National Association of Realtors (2019), staging a kitchen is rank as the most important factor when buying a house among 35% of buyers.
If you are thinking about upgrading your kitchen, you can always look for Signature Kitchen. Signature Kitchen is the largest kitchen, wardrobe and living manufacturer in Malaysia for more than 25 years. Our passion and commitment is to provide the finest kitchen, wardrobe and living solutions of aesthetic yet functional designs; manufactured with quality materials, hardware, and fittings. Contact us and get free quotation today.
3. Invest in built-ins
Investing in built-in furniture can make a home look complete and functional. It gives buyers a perception that they can move in once they pay the down payment, without any hassles.
Who would not love that idea? With Signature Kitchen built-in kitchen, wardrobe and TV Cabinet, you can now assure the buyers these kitchen are high quality and durable therefore not an issue. You can also suggest your buyers to contact us for any maintenance and repair work in the future which is even more convenient for them.
Not a surprise but maintenance of your home is very important when it comes to resale value. As small as a broken door, as large as a pipe leakage, get it fixed and so it won’t be a reason for them to decrease the price offer. It is mentioned that buyers are highly aware of the potential problems and hidden faults that they can’t see. Boost their confidence by putting in some cash for maintenance, it will also keep your home in good condition if you are not selling it in the near future, so why not?
5. Interior designs and attractiveness of your home
Appearance can be one of the key in this topic. According to National Association of Realtors (2019), 83% of buyers’ agents said staging a home made it easier for a buyer to visualize the property as a future home. An old and nasty kitchen cabinet might be the reason why your buyer is not calling back. Even tearing it down will cost money, not to mention installing a brand new kitchen. It does not just apply to kitchen cabinet, it can also apply to your living rooms, bathrooms and bedrooms.
If you are thinking to sell your home in the future, it is always safest to go for timeless and contemporary designs that everyone would prefer. Signature Kitchen provides 6 minimal and contemporary designs: the Arte kitchen, Classic Kitchen, Elektra Kitchen, Urban Kitchen, Eclectic Kitchen and Utopia Kitchen. Check these out for more inspiration.