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Key Questions to Consider Before You Invest in Home Improvements

by Dorothy Jones 03/24/2019

Before you sell your home, you may want to invest in property upgrades. That way, you can enhance your residence both inside and out and boost your chances of enjoying a fast, profitable house selling experience.

Ultimately, there are many questions to consider prior to investing in home improvements. These questions include:

1. Which home improvements should I prioritize?

It may be beneficial to have a professional home inspector evaluate your residence. Because if you receive a home inspection report, you can learn about your residence's strengths and weaknesses. Perhaps most important, you can use this report to establish home improvement priorities.

There is no shortage of qualified home inspectors available in cities and towns nationwide. If you reach out to a home inspector today, you can take the first step to identify and address various problems throughout your house.

2. How much should I spend on home improvements?

Although you would like to improve your residence as much as possible, there is only a finite amount of money at your disposal to allocate to property improvements. If you create a home improvement budget, however, you may be better equipped than ever before to get the most out of your available funds.

Also, it is important to remember that some home improvements are quick and simple to complete. If you can perform home upgrades on your own, you may be able to save money in comparison to hiring a professional contractor to complete these tasks for you.

3. How much time should I commit to home improvements?

Think about when you want to list your home. Next, you can craft a home improvement timeline that allows you to determine which property upgrades you want to complete and when you want to finish these projects.

Generally, it is helpful to give yourself as much time as you can to perform home improvements. And if you have sufficient time to complete home upgrades, you'll ensure that these tasks are always finished correctly.

As you get ready to list your residence, you may want to hire a real estate agent too. This housing market professional can examine your house and offer home improvement recommendations and suggestions. Furthermore, a real estate agent may be able to put you in touch with the best home improvement professionals in your area.

A real estate agent provides comprehensive assistance throughout the property selling journey as well. He or she will help you list your residence and promote it to the right groups of buyers. And if you receive an offer to purchase your home, a real estate agent will help you analyze this homebuying proposal and determine the best course of action.

Ready to transform your ordinary home into an attractive option for buyers? Allocate time and resources to perform home improvements – you'll be glad you did. If you upgrade your residence, you can show off the true beauty of your house and increase the likelihood of a successful property selling experience.

About the Author

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Dorothy Jones

I was born and raised in Denver, Colorado, the 13th of 14 children. I attended Denver Public Schools and Graduated from Manual High School. I attended some colleges, University of Colorado and Regis. I worked for the IBM Corporation in Boulder, CO in various capacities including Manufacturing, Engineering, Transportation and Distribution, International Transportation and Distribution, Benefits Coordinator, Site EO Coordinator and Human Resources. I retired from IBM after 30 years. 

I became a Realtor in 1992 and have earned several designations ie: GRI, CRS and FIS (Foreclosure Intervention Specialist) and Veteran Specialist. I have practiced real estate over 25 years. I love my profession which involves helping Buyers and Sellers achieve their Real Estate Goals (both residential and commercial) and often times their dreams come true. I take my responsibilities seriously, as it involves people's livelyhood. I am a Christian and try to treat others fairly and honestly at all times.. 

I have been married (53 years) and the Mother of 2 Daughters and have 2 Grandsons and 1 great grandson.