If it’s time to move into a bigger home to meet the needs of your growing family, or to downsize once the children have grown and have all left the nest, you’re probably taking stock of what you should do to fetch the best price for your home when it goes to market. Depending on whether you have lived in your home for many years, or have just purchased a property as a fixer upper with plans to make a quick return on your investment even the smallest decisions may have the greatest impact.
What to Know Before You List
When working with a realtor, they will work with you to fetch the best price on the product you are offering. Surveying the market both in Edmonton and surrounding communities, they will tell you what similar listings have yielded for sale price to give you an idea of what to expect. However, your realtor may not readily identify the small investment you could make to upgrade some of your home’s features to vault it into a high price range.
Sure, you may have an introduction to some of the trends and styles in current home and garden magazines, realtors may have some information, or you may be able to glean some valuable intelligence by attending other open houses to see how your home compares to others that are appealing to a similar clientele.
Take an honest look at your home, or invite a trusted expert to do a walk through and make recommendations. Local tradespeople would have the pulse of the current climate and what types of features home buyers are looking for and what they find themselves most requested to install in new homes or renovation projects.
What You’ll Find Out
What you are sure to find throughout all of your research is that granite in Edmonton is both an increasingly in demand home feature. The durability and versatility of granite first offer a very strong appeal to home buyers which speaks to a low maintenance, well-designed home that will be comfortable for years to come. Additionally, the investment in granite is well recognized to increase the value of homes on the market and are sure to bring you a 100% return on your investment. For the home buyer considering your property, they can buy with confidence knowing that your investment will continue to pay off for themselves well into the future.
The Down Side
We should warn you: once you’ve made the decision to invest in granite counter tops or other granite landscape features for your home and yard, you will increase the value of your property, but after you see the work that K&J’s Custom Granite has done to the highest standard, it may cause to you fall in love with your home all over again and re-consider your interest to sell. Our expert team can work with you to identify the needs of your project and help to bring life to your vision.