3 Ways to Update Your Home this Spring

You Guuuyys!! I wish you could get a glimpse into some of the homes I walk through on a daily basis. I understand not many of us live in a home that’s showroom ready and that’s totally ok, but keeping the features of your home updated (inside and out) is imperative for your home’s value. In this article, I’m sharing 3 easy things you can DIY in your home this spring. If you prefer to hire it out, I can probably give you a good recommendation!

  1. Landscaping and Curb Appeal: Enhancing your home's exterior can make a significant impact on its value. Start by improving your landscaping by trimming overgrown shrubs, mowing the lawn, and adding colorful flowers or plants to create an inviting atmosphere. Repair any cracked pathways, clean the exterior, and consider giving your front door a fresh coat of paint. These small but impactful changes can greatly enhance your home's curb appeal.

  2. Interior Updates: Updating certain areas within your home can also add value. Focus on areas that potential buyers tend to prioritize, such as the kitchen and bathrooms. Consider giving these spaces a mini makeover by replacing outdated fixtures, faucets, or cabinet hardware. Applying a fresh coat of paint to the walls can also make a big difference. Additionally, consider upgrading appliances or installing energy-efficient features, which can attract eco-conscious buyers.

  3. Energy Efficiency Improvements: Increasing your home's energy efficiency not only saves you money in the long run but can also boost its value. Consider investing in energy-efficient upgrades such as installing programmable thermostats, sealing air leaks, upgrading insulation, or replacing old windows with energy-efficient ones. These improvements not only make your home more appealing to potential buyers but also demonstrate your commitment to sustainability.

Remember, the specific impact on your home's value may vary depending on the local real estate market and the condition of your property. It's always a good idea to research and consult with local real estate professionals for advice tailored to your specific situation.

Contact Danielle

The St. Joseph Real Estate Group

3723 Beck Rd., St. Joseph, MO 64506

Cell (913) 707-1705

Broker Office (816) 396-6076

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