Tips to Boost Home Sale

The housing market is on the rebound with increased pending home sales. If you are looking to sell your house, consider these improvements to boost your home's appeal. 

1. Exterior 
Make a big first impression. If your house's exterior isn't appealing, no one will want to step inside. Touch up the paint on front entry portion of the house or replace an old front door with a new entry door (see our exterior door collection here) to make sure it grabs potential buyers' attention.

Qualifying energy efficient front door can also be tax exempt.
2. Landscaping
Keep the lawn, hedges and flowers well-maintained. Make sure the landscaping isn't covering the house.

A beautiful patio door can lead to a well maintained backyard or garden.
3. Fresh Interior Paint
Fresh coat of paint goes a long way. Just make sure you choose a conservative and neutral color. 
Interior doors can be a cost effective way to update your home in addition to a fresh coat of paint.

4. Flooring
If you have a hardwood floor, have it rebuffed. If you have carpets, have them cleaned. A little cleaning goes a long way.

5. Major Repairs
Make major repairs before putting your house on the market. Homeowners can scrutinize their homes themselves or bring a home inspector for an evaluation.

6. Appliances under Warranty
Seller can buy home warranties which cover repair and replacement costs for many of the home appliance to give buyers more confidence in their purchase.

7. Energy Efficiency
Increase home's energy efficiency to make your home more attractive. Some improvements, such as adding solar panels, installing qualifying front doors and windows still come with federal tax benefits. Take advantage of the tax credit and see our qualifying entry doors here.

8. New Light Fixtures
Replacing old or broken light fixtures with new ones are low cost ways to add value. Installing a new light fixture in the entry way or foyer contributes to making a great first impression.

9. New Stove
You don't need to full-on remodel your kitchen. Usually, a new stove (or a pantry door) will draw people in and basically give a look of a new kitchen.

pantry door can update your kitchen in an instant!

10. Freshen Bathroom

Cleaning and freshening up the bathrooms will boost a home's appeal was well. Everyone like a clean bathroom.

Interior doors can make an ordinary room outstanding.

Take a look around your home and make improvements that will increase its appeal. Whether you're in the market to sell, it never hurts to give your home some TLC. 


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