Should You Fix Up Your Home Before Selling?

A common real estate question is whether or not to make improvements to a home before putting it on the market to sell.

The answer to this question can depend on a number of variables, such as the type of property you are selling, the street you live on and also the type of work that you would like to get done. Whether or not you actually have the money to invest in improving your property is another important question to ask yourself too.

There’s no denying that the better you present your home, the easier it will be to sell and the more you are likely to get for it, but in some cases, improvements will cost you more money than you are likely to get back.

If you are considering minor changes though, for instance re-laying carpet or re-painting, then this kind of small investment might pay off for you.

Presentation is a big thing when selling, so if you can make small improvements that can help make your home more visually appealing then they can be well worth it.

Before doing anything though, you’re best bet is to go and talk to your local real estate agent and ask them for their advice. They will not what sells in your area and what buyers are looking for, so that you can get a good idea of what you need to do to help make the most out of your property.

If you would like any further advice or you live in the Bacchus Marsh area and would like me to take a look at your property then please get in touch with me at Professionals Arbee Real Estate in Bacchus Marsh.