Home equity is very important in today’s Palm Desert, CA real estate market. Not many people have any, and those that do, often have very little. To make sure that you get the best bang for your buck in terms of equity and resale value, follow the tips and suggestions in this article.
Homes for Sale and Your Realtor
By having the right realtor, you’re assured that your chances of finding a property that fits your goals. Make sure the person has a great track record and understands your needs and goals with crystal clarity. They should understand and know your price, your budget and the amount of work you can expend when improving your home. They should also be able to answer on the fly how many homes fit your desired goals.
When building your own home through use of a contractor, add a clause to the contract that gives the builder a bonus for finishing on time and on budget. This clause will encourage your builder to do a good job in the time allotted, and can save you a lot of headaches due to missed deadlines and extended budgets.
Once a week, at least, dust your home. Palm Desert is very dry so just a few days could allow for quite a bit of dust to build up and cause allergy issues in the home. By dusting you will remove those allergens as well those pests such as spiders or ants.
Tile Cleaning and Flooring Improvement
Have a Tile Care Specialist come in and either lay an affordable pattern or have them clean and restore your current floors. We highly recommend this as the cost is far outweighed by the gain in property value. Have your tile care specialist give you a quote but make sure they understand what your intentions are.
Carpet the bottoms of the drawers you keep your hand tools in. This will not only make the shop room a quieter place but it will help protect your valuable tools. Keep those tools rust free by spraying the carpet lightly with machine oil before you place the tools inside the drawer.
Having a small kitchen doesn’t have to be all bad. Since you have limited surfaces and space to work with, make sure to purchase a sink with a deep bowl. Then add some elegant high- end faucets to match the rest of your kitchen. You can easily create a feeling of space without having to compromise the rest of your home.
A great way to add some life to your bookcases and end tables, is by adding some nice tablecloths. You can make your own by purchasing some nice higher end fabric and sewing in the ends to prevent fraying. Arrange your items in a visually pleasing manner, which is sure to be the new focal point of your room.
Keep your furniture safe from drink spills and cup outlines by displaying coasters. Coasters are available in a myriad of designs and you are sure to find one to fit your taste. The most common places to use coasters would be your living room end table, coffee table, nightstand, and dining room table.
With the housing market still being so depressed, it can seem like a waste of money to even do any remodeling on your home. But the truth of the matter is that buyers are still expecting a certain level of updates in the homes that they purchase. Following these tips will ensure that you have what buyers want.