Today’s buyers will pay top dollar for quality, turnkey homes. Consumer Reports compiled top upgrades that give your home a competitive edge and bigger payoff when selling your home.
Kitchens Sell Houses: You don’t have to redo your entire kitchen. New stainless appliances, granite/quartz counters, or hardwood floors can bump your home value up 3-7%.
Energy-Saving Details: High-efficiency windows, heaters, and lights not only lower your monthly bills, they add an extra 1-3%!
Smart Technology: Programmable thermostats, lights, and security features are so appealing to buyers, they give your value a bump, too!
New High-Quality Paint: Never underestimate the value of a fresh coat of paint! For pennies per square foot, sprucing your walls with neutral shades boosts your home by 1-2%.