How to Add Value to Your Property for a Quick Sale

Quick sale

Consider doing whatever is necessary to enhance your home’s positives for a quick sale, like a fresh coat of neutral paint, for example.

Everyone hopes for a quick sale when they put their home on the market. And a quick sale is more of a possibility when you put some time and money into improvements before you list. Here’s how you can get the most out of your home.

Improvements That Will Increase Your Home’s Value for a Quick Sale

I’m not recommending that you go all out and start knocking down walls to create an open floor plan. I am, however, recommending that you consider doing whatever is necessary to enhance your home’s positives for a quick sale, like a fresh coat of neutral paint. It isn’t wise to invest more than you can honestly afford to spend on improvements. And if the ROI won’t happen in the price of your home, it isn’t worth it. Visit NAR’s Remodeling Impact Report to help you decide which improvement projects you should take on for a quick sale.

To Increase Your Home’s Value by:

30 Percent

  1. Convert your basement
  2. Split up your home into flats or apartments

15 Percent

  1. Add onto or extend your home’s living space
  2. Convert your loft
  3. Add central heating and/or air conditioning
  4. Go green with solar energy

10 Percent

  1. Boost your curb appeal
  2. Create off-street parking
  3. Add more insulation in the loft
  4. Make easy upgrades around the house
  5. Restore or refine your home’s character
  6. Keep and enhance period features
  7. Rewire your home

3 to 5 Percent

  1. Add a conservatory
  2. Add a garden room
  3. Update a bathroom
  4. Remove internal walls to create an open floor plan
  5. Fix structural defects (even if it’s just a bunch of small repairs, like tightening a handrail or replacing a broken tile, for example)
  6. Add double-paned windows
  7. Make room for natural light

1 to 3 Percent

  1. Add a feature to your garden
  2. Give your rooms a makeover with paint and/or new pillows, bedspreads, linens, …
  3. Improve air quality

Are you hoping for a quick sale? Do you need help deciding which home improvements will yield the best ROI (return on investment)? Avoid making costly improvements that won’t bring you the best ROI. Choose to work with Charles D’Alessandro. He’s got over 30 years of experience in the Brooklyn real estate market to help you sell your home for the best price. Call him at (718) 253-9600 ext. 206 or email [email protected] today.


Charles D’Alessandro

Your Brooklyn Real Estate Agent with Fillmore Real Estate

718-253-9600 ext. 206

[email protected].com

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