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Maybe it seems counter-intuitive to invest in remodeling your home just before you put it up for sale, but wise remodeling choices offer a great return on investment.

Kitchens and bathrooms are two critical areas that impact how prospective buyers view your entire home. Out-of-date kitchens and bathrooms can literally scare off prospective buyers. But modern kitchens and updated bathrooms increase the appeal of a home, and such remodeling investments quickly pay for themselves.

Kitchen Considerations
For most people, the kitchen is the heart of the home, and people often use their hearts to make a buying decision. A dark, outdated kitchen will cast a shadow over the rest of your house. Assess your kitchen’s condition with a critical eye. Does it need a complete remodel or will simple improvements, such as updating cabinet hardware and adding a fresh coat of paint be sufficient?

Bathroom Considerations
Modern buyers are looking for spacious bathrooms that have an attractive, functional layout. Before you bring a potential buyer in to tour your home, update the fixtures and take care of stained tubs, chipped tiles, outdated vanities, and cluttered surfaces.

If you are considering updating your kitchen or bathroom, contact a good local Contractor Referral Service to be connected with Licensed, pre-screened professionals like “Home Solutions Network”