Joanna Smeeth

Are you looking to sell your home down the line, but don’t want to go too head-over-heels with upgrades? Below, are the seven most basic upgrades that can add market value to your home, but won’t require a complete home renovation.

1. Install New Kitchen Countertops

Getting rid of your old kitchen countertops and installing new ones can greatly improve the aesthetic of your kitchen and add more value to your home. Plus, you even choose a low-maintenance and affordable material for your kitchen countertops, such as quartz. Just make sure you avoid white or concrete countertops, since they’re more expensive and require more upkeep.

2. Install New Kitchen Cabinets

The next upgrade you should look into are your kitchen cabinets, to further improve the aesthetic of your kitchen. When deciding which cabinets to replace yours with, think about what functionality or style you want. However, if your cabinets are already in good shape, you can easily just repaint them to add more market worth to your home.

3. Install New Kitchen Flooring and Backsplash

Installing new kitchen flooring and/or backsplash are some of the finest upgrades you can do to your kitchen to increase the market worth to your property. If you’re planning on installing more durable, water-resistant flooring in your kitchen, you’ll have an easier time cleaning it compared to other variations of flooring, such as tile. Plus, installing a new backsplash can help improve the look and feel of your kitchen.

4) Update Basic Kitchen Fixtures and Appliances

Now that you’ve updated your cabinets, countertops, flooring, and backsplash, your current fixtures and appliances may stick out and look odd, compared to your new style. However, can easily upgrade your fixtures and appliances for stainless steel models that will look great with any style you go for. Just try buying your appliances around major sales, to add value to your home without the hefty price tag.

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5. Incorporate an Open Concept Floor Plan

Open floor plans are growing increasingly popular and are desired by many home buyers. Plus, opening up your floor plan by creating pass-throughs and knocking down a few walls is relatively affordable. However, you can just as easily open up your home by making more space in your living areas.

6. Boost Your House’s Curb Appeal

One of the easiest home projects you can do to add market worth to your home is to increase its curb appeal. After all, first impressions are everything. You can do this by improving your landscaping and exterior style. Even installing a new mailbox or front door can help improve the aesthetic of your home and boost its curb appeal to potential homebuyers.

7. Upgrade Your Bathroom

The last place that you can improve to add value to your home is your bathroom. Fortunately, you won’t have to do too much, such as installing new lighting, hardware, showerhead, and faucets. These changes necessarily won’t cost much, but they’ll add a bit of market worth to your home. However, if you’re looking to knock it out of the park with buyers, you can always go for the more expensive approach and install heated flooring, double shower heads, or even a jacuzzi bathtub.

Whether you’re looking to sell your home or simply invest in its future, it’s important that you spend your money on renovations that will increase the market worth of your property. With these seven individual home renovation projects, you’ll be able to improve the aesthetic of your home while getting a strong return on your investment.

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