Looking to sell your home and upgrade to a new custom home? Many people desire this but have the contingency of selling their current home. Here are some simple cosmetic upgrades for your existing home to help sell your current home faster!
Fresh Coat of Paint
You might be a fan of burgundy bedroom walls but chances are, the mass population won’t feel the same. Head to the home improvement store for a few gallons of a light, neutral paint to appeal to the mass market. Light gray, beige and classic white are all fool-proof picks.
Bring Class with Crown Molding
Install crown molding to woo prospective buyers as soon as they step through the door. This traditional, cosmetic update is easy to DIY and has the power to give a space a polished and stable appearance. Who wouldn’t want that, right?
Fresh Hardware in Kitchen and Bathrooms
Toss any dated or tarnished cabinet pulls and replace them sleek, nickel or brushed brass hardware to give your kitchen and baths a current and clean look. The key to success is to stick to hardware with simple or classic silhouettes that speak to the architectural style of your home.
Subway Tile in Kitchen and Bathrooms
Don’t let grimy and/or dated tile be the reason prospective buyers walk away without putting in an offer. Roll up your sleeves and install some crisp, white subway tile to give your kitchen or bath a fresh, universal look that works with many different design styles. Don’t forget to refresh existing tile by cleaning or touching up worn or stained grout.
Update Ceiling Fans + Light Fixtures
No one wants that dated ceiling fan from 1987 and they certainly don’t want the glossy, brass chandelier that comes with it. Invest in replacing any dated ceiling fixtures in the home, prioritizing the high traffic areas first.
Kitchen Cabinet Lifts
Unfortunately, orange-y oak cabinets from circa 1993 aren’t doing so hot in today’s real estate market. Bring your cabinets into the 21st century with a fresh coat of paint. Be sure to stick to fresh, neutral colors like dove gray or a classic white hue to appeal to the masses.
Update Curb Appeal
You’d be surprised at the impact that a Saturday spent in the yard can do for your home’s curb appeal. Head out to your home improvement store and pick up a handsome, new mailbox and a few manicured shrubs to give your home an inviting and elegant appearance.
Freshen up the Patio
Take your talents outdoors. Draw buyers in with a simple, DIY paver patio, budget-friendly dining set and some festive string lights. A few potted posies and a pretty outdoor rug will help paint the picture of what their life could look like if the buyers purchase your home.