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Should You Make Repairs to Your Home Before Selling It?


Are you planning on selling your Central Valley home? If so, one of the questions that you may have is if you should make repairs to your home before listing it for sale?

This is an understandable question to ask because, your house may have one or more things that need to be fixed and if you're like some homeowners, you’re probably also thinking about selling your property as-is versus spending the time the money preparing your house before selling it.

Why Fix Your Property Before Selling?

The simple reason why you should fix your property before selling it is studies have shown that a renovated property will always sell for more money than a property that is sold in as-is condition.

If your goal as a homeowner it's to sell your home for top dollar, you should be willing to invest money in making the minor repairs and renovations that your house needs before you list it for sale.

This is important because “eagle-eyed” buyer's agents and homebuyers will spot the repairs or renovations that your house needs and they will not hesitate to offer you a lower price for your home than what it's currently worth.

Don’t Go Overboard with Renovations

Although you may still be passionate about your house, the reality is that when it comes to selling it, you should never go overboard with repairs or renovations. This is an important principle to take the heart because every year homeowners across the United States spend more money than they should renovating their properties then when it comes time to sell those homes they wake up to the realization that they will not be able to get the asking price that they thought they would.

Contact Valleywide Realty

To learn more about what repairs or renovations that you should make their home before listing it, or to speak with us about selling your house, contact Valley Wide Realty today by (209) 831-9747 or click here to connect with us online