When you decide to sell your home, no doubt you would like to sell it for as much as you can. The additional money can really help with the purchase or upgrades of your new home. But how can you make investments in your home to make it sell for more than you put in? A quick search online will tell you the importance of upgrading kitchens, bathrooms and flooring. Some will even share stories about upgrading your landscaping or painting your house to increase curb appeal. Did you know that with a few dollars of paint you could increase your house by thousands?
How to Do It
Anytime you want to sell your house there are things you can do yourself like painting your front door, and things that would better left for a professional, painting your whole home. Perhaps your house doesn’t need painted, but could use a good cleaning. You can reach out us at Vickers Painting as we also offer cleaning services for both inside your house and outside. Sure you can pressure wash your own home, but you need to be very careful. If you have the pressure too high or have the wrong technique you might spray the paint off your home! Which would involved more money in a repaint. Then again we can look at your home and determine if it can be cleaned or should be repainted. Many homeowner want to know if there is something they can do that is simple that can help the home value. The answer is yes. Let’s see what you can do.
Painting Your Front Door
If you have you home cleaned up and the paint on your home looks good and they yard is trimmed, what else can you do. Take a look at your front door. According to Zillow, you know the company that virtually lists every home for sale, actually tracks door paint colors. They found in 2018 that certain paint colors resulted in a increase in sales price by over $6,000! After looking over more than 135,000 photos they found the biggest boost came from front doors painted black or charcoal gray. Of course you wouldn’t want to paint your door this color if it would stick out. However this goes to show that simple updates can have a big impact on potential buyers and how much money ends up in your pocket.
How We Can Help
Give us a call and allow us to visit your home and help you get your home ready to sell. We can give you honest advice and suggestions that will help you turn your investment with us, into profit and more money for you. Of course if you are not moving, we are ready to help with cleaning and painting around your home. We have many years of local experience and many references we can share with you. We look forward to meeting you.