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Since the burst of the housing market bubble in 2007, many homeowners have become increasingly aware of the fluidity of wealth as over three trillion dollars of value essentially vanished from the market. Although the market has made a strong recovery over the past few years, homeowners are rightfully on-edge for fear that the bubble could burst again. With so many homes on the market now, the housing market is more competitive than ever so many homeowners looking to sell are forced to distinguish their homes with renovations and other projects intended to help their homes stand out and to increase their value: here are three of the most popular home remodeling projects of 2016.
Bathrooms have always been a ripe opportunity for homeowners to remodel as they offer some of the highest return-on-investment of any project; Remodeling magazine’s annual cost vs. value report suggests that the average bathroom remodel of $16,128 will recoup around 72.5% of those costs when it comes time to sell a home. Since newer fixtures are typically more water-efficient than their older counterparts, installing new toilets, baths, showers, and sinks in bathrooms can help to lower monthly water bills, making it a prime selling point for your home. Whenever installing new fixtures, keep in mind that it will always be easier and cheaper to locate them near existing pipes.
Modern Kitchen Design
A remodeled kitchen consistently proves to offer the best return-on-investment of any remodeling project, so picking a consistent theme that is both attractive and functional could be the most important decision a homeowner makes when it comes time to sell. Experts say that appliances and counter tops are the two things that ought to be given the highest priority with kitchen remodeling as these are the factors that homebuyers consider the most in earnest. With an estimated 7.6 million homeowners remodeling their kitchens this year in the United States, distinguishing your kitchen with energy-efficient appliances and beautiful counter tops is all but a necessity to ensure that your home generates interest and value on the market.
Comfort in Mind
A home ought to be a place where one feels comfortable and able to relax, ensuring that you have a dedicated location your home where even strangers feel at home could be the selling factor for your home. Neutral colors, soft flooring, comfortable furniture, and a modern entertainment cabinet are all features that can help anyone feel relaxed and at peace. Modern entertainment cabinets in particular can help transform a room into a functional abode with user-friendly options such as full extension roll-out shelves, additional storage, and even light fixtures. A quality entertainment cabinet can help bring a whole room together thanks to the plethora of sizes and designs available to suit any room. Whenever remodeling your living area, always be sure to use color, texture, and patterns to your advantage to add interest and never to overwhelm onlookers. By following these tips, any homeowner can increase their home’s value and sales potential in no time!