Whether you're putting your home on the market this year or in the next five years, it is a smart decision to start building your home's resale value now. Here are some ways to create a comfortable home while making it easier to put more money into your bank account on closing day. Small Maintenance and Repairs If you think that home … [Read more...] about How to Boost The Resale Value of Your Home
Here’s an instant spot quiz— (see what comes to mind within a second or two): If you decide to sell your Kansas City home, if you had a crystal ball, what’s the most important detail about the sale result? Quick! Answer! If you’re like seven out of ten people, you were curious about the bottom line: “what price did it sell for?” Some people come … [Read more...] about Home Prices in Kansas City Reflect Remodeling Choices
“The best real estate value in Johnson County!” is certainly a little bit over-the-top when it’s used in a listing, but in truth, that’s pretty much what most prospective homebuyers in every price range actually hope to find. For homeowners planning to list their own Johnson County homes, it’s good to keep in mind. When home improvement projects … [Read more...] about What improvements add the most real estate value?
Last week’s Rasmussen Reports survey reported that the majority (52%) of Americans consider their home to be a family’s best investment at the same time that the number of people who are choosing to remodel their home is on the rise. According to the Houzz & Home survey, the number of people who planned improvement projects rose a dynamic 12 % … [Read more...] about Remodel or New Home? The Pros and Cons are Significant
There has long been a debate about how important landscaping is to a home’s salability. To sell your home at maximum value, some agents say, beautiful landscaping is a necessity. Others think that the curb appeal it adds may help get potential buyers through the door, but that’s about all. Into this debate has come Horticulturist Alex Niemiera … [Read more...] about Surprising Study Gives Clues to Help Sell Your Home
With summer weather upon us and Kansas City home values on the rise, it’s natural to follow the urge to get going on outdoor-oriented improvement projects. One of our (and our buyers’) favorite added features is the outdoor kitchen. That temporary folding table you used to see next to the rollaway barbecue is now frequently supplanted by a fully … [Read more...] about Summer Project Designs Nudge Kansas City Home Values