One of the best places to maximize profit when you sell your home in Seattle is by enhancing curb appeal. Curb appeal can increase the value of your property by 15-20 %. Making a good first impression is important. With many buyers searching for homes on the internet, the photo of the front of your home is increasingly important. Many buyers will decide whether or not to go inside your home when they drive-by, especially in spring when the weather can still be too cold to get out of the car. Good curb appeal will lure them in.
It’s a competitive market for sellers. But small home improvements can yield the biggest dividends when a home is sold. Looking for maximum return on investment?? The biggest return starts with cleaning and de-cluttering…
0.578% return — cleaning and de-cluttering
0.355% return — lighten and brighten
0.343% return — professional staging
0.319% return — landscape front & back yards
0.164% return — repair electrical/plumbing
0.154% return — replace or shampoos carpeting
0.150% return — paint interior walls
0.147% return — paint exterior walls
0.145% return — repair damaged flooring
0.121% return — update kitchen or baths
0. One-third of U.S. real estate pros say staging adds at least $2500 in value, while another 49% say it boosts a home’s value over $5000.
Every house is different — but today every house needs some help to sell for top dollar!