If you’ve been thinking about selling your house at some point in the near future, you’ll want to start getting ready as soon as possible. For many homeowners, this includes grabbing a set of tools from the shed and getting your hands dirty. For others, it just means calling a professional repairer. Selling a home in Nigeria’s competitive real estate market can be facilitated by having a fully functional, aesthetically attractive home. Simply offering the lowest price in the market is not enough to make a lasting impression. When potential buyers are viewing several homes in your neighbourhood, you’ll want yours to be the one that stands out for the right reasons.
So, wondering how to increase the value of your house? Here are ten simple ways that you can approach turnkey status and improve your property’s value before putting it on the market.
Roof and Foundations Repairs
The structure of your home may not be as apparent to buyers at first glance as many of these other factors, but a poor inspection report due to flaws in your roof or foundations could break your sale at the last moment and cost you much more. It’s important to have a professional come ahead of time, so that you can repair any structural flaws. Buyers will want to be satisfied that their new home is safe and built to last.
External and Interior Painting
Renovate Your Kitchen and Bathroom
Replace Worn Carpets or Rugs
Replace light fixtures
Adding or updating your light fixtures is a relatively inexpensive way to add value to your home. However, the amount your home value will increase after a lighting fixture update is hard to determine. It depends partly on the quality of both your existing and upgraded lighting. For example, if you have very dated lighting and replace it with premium fixtures, you could see a significant return on that investment.