Ever get the urge to improve your home but not sure where to start or where to put your money in? That's a good question to have in your mind because more often than not, people start down the path of improving the home prior to thinking about value.
If you do not think about the areas of the home that will receive the most value from improvement first, you could end up spending money in the wrong places. For instance, $10,000 spent on a secondary bathroom could you the ultimate comfort and feeling of home that you have been looking for, but it may not increase the value of the home.
That said, these are some areas of home improvement that WILL add value to the home and make it shine: so start your focus there.
Having large windows in your main areas of the home and in foyers can do something very subtle (and FREE) each day: bring in the natural light. Make sure your home is adorned properly with the right windows in the right areas of the home to bring the light in and make the living areas pop out.
Having a two-story entryway can open up the home and give the illusion of more square footage than what is truly available just by having a grand entryway. When you first walk into a home, you notice the amount of space around you, so having a large entry can make up for a shortage of square feet in other areas of the home.
In stride with a grand entryway, having high ceilings in common areas can also make the home pop. You should check out some places to buy staircases online if you want to utilize the high ceilings in your main areas and complement them with nice stairs, nice art features, and spacial items that can help bring out the emphasis of the home.
The master bath is one area you SHOULD spend money on. Simply put, the master bath (and master bedroom suite in general) is a focal point of the home. Most people will see extra space, extra luxury, and extra comfort as something universally attractive and will as a buyer, they will reward your effort to put in work in the master bath area.
The kitchen is a part of the home that ALWAYS helps to sell it. Having long granite counter-tops, large farmers sinks, islands with storage, and even a four seasons room with external stairs UK leading down to the backyard from there can bring out the kitchen. If you want to improve the home in fact, the kitchen could certainly be the prime (and first) area to begin in.
Those area my home improvement areas of the home that will make it shine, increase its value, increase your comfort, and even make it stick out to potential buyers some day. A home is important to make your own and increase the value at the same time.
That said, if you have some areas of the home that should be worked on prior to these, or simply want to share your thoughts and experiences, leave a comment below and we will discuss. Thank you!