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  You want to get the most out of the sale of your property. How do you make that happen? One way would be to emphasize its better qualities when pitching it to prospective buyers. But there’s an even more effective way—albeit requiring some work –and that’s fixing up various parts of the building so that it appears even more appealing to anyone who’s looking to purchase. If you’re settling for sprucing up your property in preparation for a sale and you’re wondering where to begin with that, you’ve come to the right place. In this article, we’ll look at the various things you can do when renovating your piece of real estate. Here they are:
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Kitchen Remodeling

The kitchen is an important part of any home, so much so that many builders take extra care when designing and constructing it. If your home has been in use for quite a while, it’s probably time to upgrade its countertops, cabinets, and other portions. Doing so can give your kitchen a modern look and increase its functionality, thus attracting more potential buyers.

Bathroom Upgrades

Similar to kitchens, bathrooms are key selling points in a home. Tacky bathrooms are a deal breaker for many a property buyer, so you’ll want to get this part of the house right. Renovations such as installing new fixtures, updating the tiling and improving lighting can add both aesthetic appeal and value to your property.

Curb Appeal Enhancements

First impressions matter. That’s true for the exterior of your home, which is the first portion of your property that visitors will see. To set a positive tone for inspections, you’ll want to ensure that the frontage is in the best possible shape. Invest in landscaping, exterior painting, and improving the entryway to make your property more inviting and visually appealing.

Energy-Efficient Improvements

There’s a growing desire for environmentally friendly technologies in Nigerian buildings, and energy-efficient features have become highly desirable. One way to score big points with potential buyers for your property is to install structures and facets that are eco-friendly. Consider upgrading windows, doors, insulation, and HVAC systems to reduce energy consumption and lower utility bills, which can be attractive selling points for potential buyers.
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Open Floor Plans

Modern homebuyers often prefer open and spacious layouts. If feasible, you may want to remove non-load-bearing walls to create an open floor plan that enhances flow and maximizes usable space. This will make your property more attractive to buyers.

Smart Home Technology

Smart homes are the future of real estate, so offerings that aim to stay ahead of the market have to incorporate smart technologies. We’re thinking of such features as thermostats, security systems, and lighting. These can add convenience and efficiency, and appeal to what is an increasingly tech-savvy buyer population. Ultimately, they will increase your property’s resale value.

Updated Flooring

Replace outdated or worn flooring with newer, better material—whether that’s hardwood, laminate, or tile. Doing this will enhance the visual appeal of your property’s interior, and also increase its durability and longevity.

Fresh Paint

A fresh coat of paint can work wonders in revitalizing your property’s appearance. When you’re ready to apply new hues to your walls, choose neutral colours that appeal to a wide range of tastes. This way, you’ll create a blank canvas for potential buyers to envision their décor preferences.
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Final Words

Make sure to conduct thorough research and consult with real estate professionals before embarking on the sale of your real estate asset. Your aim should be to align your investment with market trends and potential buyer preferences in your area. Also, prioritize renovations that offer the highest return on investment (ROI) and focus on enhancing the overall appeal and functionality of your property. With a smart approach to renovation, you can maximize your property’s resale value and attract more prospective buyers.
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This article was first published on 12th March 2024


Ikenna Nwachukwu holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He loves to look at the world through multiple lenses- economic, political, religious and philosophical- and to write about what he observes in a witty, yet reflective style.

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