When you’re preparing to sell your home in DC Ranch, your REALTOR® will talk to you about making improvements and upgrades where necessary. Sometimes making a few minor adjustments can increase what buyers are willing to pay for your home – and in the best-case scenarios, your investment is far less than your profit. Check out these three kitchen improvements that can pay off big at the closing table.
3 Kitchen Improvements That Can Pay Off Big at the Closing Table
First things first: You shouldn’t make any home improvements without talking to your REALTOR ahead of time. Your real estate agent will be able to let you know which improvements are most likely to get you the highest return on investment – and whether you should even go through with them because of what buyers currently want.
With that said, check out these three kitchen improvements that can pay off big at the closing table:
- Invest in new appliances
- Modernize your sink
- Install a charging station
Here’s a closer look at each.
Kitchen Improvement #1: Invest in New Appliances
New appliances can be pricey, but don’t let that deter you from making an investment if your refrigerator, stove and dishwasher have seen better days. The most modern appliances are energy efficient, which is one feature that buyers love. That doesn’t mean you have to get top-of-the-line appliances or replace everything in the kitchen, though; it just means that if there’s room for improvement, it may be a worthwhile investment.
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Kitchen Improvement #2: Modernize Your Sink
Sinks can date kitchens, which means buyers could walk away from yours feeling as if it could be better. If you really want to “wow” buyers, head to your favorite home improvement store and look at the most modern options available. You may want to replace your entire sink, or you might just want to invest in a new faucet. Either way, replacing the sink can be a great way to modernize your kitchen and impress prospective buyers.
Kitchen Improvement #3: Install a Charging Station
Buyers love to see convenience in every space, so a charging station can be the best possible add-in for your kitchen. Generally, all you have to do is replace a normal electrical plate (check out this tutorial to learn how) with a USB plate. It’s a DIY job that even beginners can tackle, and it generally costs between $20 and $50 to complete (depending on the plate you choose and the tools you already have). If you’re worried about doing the job yourself, you can always bring in a professional electrician to do it for you – the convenience a charging station adds to your kitchen can still amount to a profit in your pocket at closing.
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