Blog Press Improvements to Make and Enjoy Now That Will Pay Off When You Sell Your Home

Improvements to Make and Enjoy Now That Will Pay Off When You Sell Your Home

By Living Room Realty, January 17, 2023

LRR Agent Bobby Curtis lends his expert advice to the Oregonian on remodels and upgrades to make to your home that will increase livability now, and improve resale value down the line. Read the full article HERE

Portland broker Bobby Curtis can’t count how many times his clients lament making costly home improvements not for themselves but for a new owner to enjoy.

“Why didn’t I do this sooner?” they ask Curtis of Living Room Realty as they are looking at photos of their now-stylish residence readied for the real estate listing.

Don’t wait. There are low- to high-cost ways to upgrade a residential property and increase its livability now that may bump up its value when it’s on the market later.

Another motivation: Putting off repairs could make the situation worse, and perhaps harder, or impossible, to sell the house later.

Unless the structure is a teardown, failing electrical, plumbing, and HVAC systems as well as a bad roof and safety issues have to be repaired to sell a property to a buyer relying on an appraisal to secure a mortgage.

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