HomeGain, the leading provider of online marketing programs that connect real estate agents and brokers with home buyers and sellers, has identified the top 10 home improvements under $1,500 that gives sellers higher ROI as follows:
Return On Investment
Cleaning and de-cluttering
Lightening and brightening
Repairing electrical or plumbing
Kitchen and bathroom
Replace or shampoo carpets
Top 3 Money Maker$ are:
1. Cleaning and De-cluttering. Remove personal items, wash inside and outside of your home, freshen air, remove clutters from all areas of the home. Organize closets, Polish wood works and mirrors. The more personal stuff in the house, the less potential buyers can imagine themselves living there.
2. Lightening and Brightening. Clean windows (inside and out), remove old curtains and hang a new one, remove fixtures from windows, make sure windows open easily. Make sure that sunlight enters the room. Ensure that your house is bright and cheery - it will make more marketable.
3. Home Staging. Add fresh flowers, remove personal items, arrange furniture, add new props and artwork. Home staging simply means arranging your furniture to best showcase the floor plan and maximize the use of space.
If you have a limited budget and you are interested in making more of a cash return on your investment, follow the 3 tips above and get top dollar when selling your home.