Anyone considering selling an older home has asked this question: Which upgrades are worth doing? The answer most people want to hear is that an upgrade will help the home to sell, and provide a good return on investment. It’s a tough question to answer, but HGTV.com offers some great insight with the Top 15 Home Updates That Pay Off.
Considering adding a deck, patio or porch addition? According to HGTV, a 16×20-foot, pressure-treated wood deck can cost about $11,000. At resale, you’re likely to get about $10,000 of that back. A basement remodel returns approximately 90 percent of the cost, and replacement windows can also give you an ROI of nearly 90 percent.
Learn about these and other updates that can pay off – along with tips for getting the most from your renovation dollars. For more advice specific to your home and market, contact Vanguard Realty Associates. We know what buyers are looking for and can help you explore all the ways to prepare your home to sell at the best possible price.