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5 Ways to Up Your Minneapolis Home Resale Value

June 19, 2018

Selling a house in Minneapolis can be an undertaking. But if you’re thinking about putting your Minneapolis home on the market in the future, there are some projects both big and small that you can plan to both up your home’s value, and to make it more attractive to potential buyers.

We’ve collected some of the most effective ways to increase your Minneapolis home value.

Get New Flooring

“New floors” is one of the most commonly seen features on listings for home sales. Regardless what type of floors they are, from wood to vinyl to carpet, new floors increase walkthrough appeal and can help a home sell in less time.

If you’re trying to get your home on the market and sell quickly, try installing some cheaper plush carpet or vinyl flooring that will make a big impression without breaking the bank. If you’ll stay with your current home for a while but you know that you’ll sell it down the road, think about putting in hardwood floors or natural tile, which will last generations and can make a large impact on your home’s value.

Rethink Your Lighting

When thinking about lighting, most homeowners immediately think about interior lighting. Though putting in versatile or stylish light fixtures is a great idea, remember to pay attention to how you can make use of natural light indoors.

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Utilizing natural light will make your house feel bigger, brighter, and more livable. Besides, potential buyers are more likely to walk through your house during the day, when natural light will play a bigger role than light fixtures.

Try installing window treatments that can make the most out of natural light. Plantation shutters in Minneapolis are a fantastic choice, since they give you a lot of freedom in the angle that sunlight comes through your windows.

Replace Smaller Details

Installing new appliances, cabinets and drawers, and other big items can help a listing catch more eyes, but you might get your money to go farther by focusing on your home’s small details.

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Get new faucets in your kitchen and bathrooms. Replace the handles and knobs for your drawers and cabinetry. Repolish the handrail and banister of your staircase. Put in new covers for your floor and ceiling vents. Any of these smaller fixes can make a big difference at a fraction of the cost of bigger projects.

Show Off More Storage Space

“Space” is the big word here. All the closets, number of rooms, and square feet in the world won’t mean anything to potential buyers if they’re filled with all your belongings.

Make room in your closets with space-saving organizers, empty out rooms leaving only the bare necessities, and move unnecessary furniture or belongings into a storage unit or into your new space.

Control The Temperature

If possible buyers don’t feel comfortable while touring your home, they probably won’t remember it fondly when coming to a decision. The simplest way to keep them comfortable is to crank your thermostat – don’t hesitate to make your air conditioner put in work during the summer and likewise with the heater during winter.

You can reduce the stress on yourself and your HVAC system by insulating your home. An insulating window treatment like Polywood® plantation shutters can help reduce heat loss through the glass by up to 50%, making the temperature in your home much easier to control.

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Make Home Upgrades For Now Or The Future

If you want to help your Minneapolis home sell faster with better window treatments, Sunburst Shutters Minneapolis is here to help. Give us a call at 952-856-8130 or use the form below for a free estimate from your local window treatment experts.