THIS Is The Room That Makes Or Breaks A Home Sale

THIS Is the Room That Makes or Breaks a Home Sale


When shopping for a new home, some people get excited about a giant walk-in closet with built-in shelving; Others daydream about a private outdoor space with panoramic views. But what you think sells a home is different from what actually sells a home. The room that tends to make the biggest impact and tip homebuyers one way or another is…

…the kitchen!

From a financial perspective, kitchens generally cost the most to renovate. Buyers know this as they’re looking around and seeing outdated parquet floors, lime green tile, old-fashioned appliances, and cheap cabinets. No matter how much they might love the rest of the home, they see big costs, a lengthy renovation, and some challenges around usability and practicality with an un-renovated kitchen—after all, it’s one of the rooms we spend the most time in. 

If you’re reading this as a homebuyer and wondering if a home with an outdated kitchen is worth buying, the answer is maybe. Ask yourself:

•Can you afford an extra $12,000-$30,000 (the average kitchen renovation cost)?

•Can you delay your move-in date, or live around ongoing construction?

If you’re reading this as a homeowner and wondering if you should renovate your kitchen before listing your home, the answer is YES! But keep a few things in mind:

•Go for timeless over trendy.

•Avoid putting your own spin and personalization on everything.

•Invest the most in big-ticket items like top-quality appliances and flooring.

Now, in our post-pandemic world, I have noticed another room that’s become popular among buyers, and it’s something people in city apartments and small homes should especially be aware of. A “bonus” room, such as a small extra bedroom that can be used as an office has become a huge selling point in the work-from-home era. If you have a three-bedroom apartment, stage the smallest bedroom as an office, not a guest bedroom, before listing your apartment—it’s far more practical to buyers right now. If you have a nook in your entryway that can fit a small console-style desk, or a large closet that you can convert into a small office, that works, too. I’ve seen people get really creative during the pandemic, and buyers appreciate having a (crucial!) home workspace that’s ready to use.

The key to selling or renovating your home is simple: Be aware of what people want and need right now; A modern, renovated kitchen, a dedicated home office space, and plenty of natural light and outdoor views to make the extra time spent indoors more palatable. 

Focus on these tips as you contemplate renovations, and if you’re the one looking, remember that a brand-new kitchen is worth full ask in a competitive market—and it will save you plenty of time, money, and energy down the road.

Follow me on Twitter or LinkedInCheck out my website

Source: THIS Is The Room That Makes Or Breaks A Home Sale

*This is a free press release. Upgraded press releases are ad-free!

New York #1 Best-Selling Author Finds Inspiration in Shen Yun

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Dr. David West Reynolds holds a Ph.D. in archeology specializing in ancient Rome and Egypt. He’s also the New York Times #1 best-selling author of Star Wars guide books. His books have been translated into a dozen languages and have sold over 2 million copies around the world. He has also written books on…

Read Press Release

Mark Cuban believes that Bitcoin is the best store of value

Ethereum has more use cases than Bitcoins as per billionaire Mark Cuban and Shark TankCuban sees BTC as digital Gold, and deemed that Bitcoin is what the Gold folks are doingCuban advocates smart contracts platform Ethereum and layer 2 solutionsMark Cuban believes that investors could choose Bitcoin to invest in the longer time-frameEthereum and Bitcoin…

Read Press Release

The changing nature of beauty packaging

In a fiercely competitive market, packaging can make an enormous difference in which beauty products do best. Here we examine how sustainability and influencer marketing is affecting the look and feel of the beauty sector In 2020, the UK’s beauty industry was reportedly worth £27 billion, and has been valued at around $500 billion globally.…

Read Press Release

THIS Is The Room That Makes Or Breaks A Home Sale - Click To Share

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on reddit
Share on linkedin
Share on email
Share on whatsapp