"The typical buyer today is looking for a home that doesn't need work."
Move in on Friday and go to work Monday. thinking of selling and considering doing some work before to increase the sale price? its worth speaking to an experienced agent who can share what buyers look for. To get the best return on your investment of time and money we can help you focus on projects to get the best bang for your buck. For my Brantford, Paris and Brant County based clients I always suggest they fix with the eye catchers first, the things that catch your attention and create a "need to fix" thought in the mind of a prospective buyer. These items can quickly add up in a buyers mind and result in a lower offer or in the worst case no offer at all! Some simple materials and elbow grease can make the difference.
If doing a little work or finding an investment property is of interest opportunity's for do it yourselfer's who don't mind spending some time updating something with that has potential. Some houses require professional repair but in many instances the purchase price will reflect the costs to cure any major deficiencies. Usually I recommend a home in this condition to experienced home buyers. Click this link, Alex Faux, for more information on what is happening in the housing market or contact me for your FREE copy of "27 Easy Do it Yourself Repairs" to help guide you and increase the potential selling price of your home and reduce the time it will take to sell.