Home Improvements: Do They Sell Your House?
By Tanya Busch, Maine Real Estate
(The Maine Real Estate Network)
If you are a Lewiston Auburn Maine property owner who is seriously considering whether to sell your house, you know there are many practical details that bear careful consideration. One of the first is the decision regarding whether or not -- and if so, to what extent - refurbishing or upgrading the property will be a sound financial strategy. The first and most obvious advantage of making home improvements before you sell your house is that it will be more marketable in a highly competive market! You can be sure that it will become more attractive to potential Lewiston Auburn Maine buyers. A house that clearly signals the need for after-purchase repairs can be expected to below market offers, which may be exaggerated (or even wildly exaggerated due to ‘fear of the unknown’). On the o...