Getting Ready To Sell Your Home?
Don’t Forget That Fence!
The housing market is finally on the mend, and it’s evident in West Michigan as well as elsewhere around the nation. Close to 200,00 people live in the Grand Rapids metro area, recently ranked one of the best places to live in the US. If you live in the area and are thinking of selling a home, you’ll want to do everything that you can to ensure you find a buyer and that you get the best possible price for your property. Rebuilding a fence is one thing that you shouldn’t overlook when you’re getting ready to list your home on the market
Your Real Estate Agent Will Agree: It’s about Curb Appeal.
There are a couple of reasons that rebuilding a fence before you even start the process of selling a home is important. The first is simply curb appeal. People move to West Michigan for many reasons, but the natural beauty is one of them. If your property has an old fence that isn’t quite what it used to be, it will detract from the attractiveness of your entire property. Some people that haven’t ever lived with a fence may already need to adjust to the new privacy feature. And plus, dealing with the barrier of an old, decrepit fence as the new neighbors to the block with turn serious buyers off right away.
Nevertheless, a fence can provide added security to families looking for that. An old fence will not provide the secure feeling potential buyers are hoping for.
The Cost vs Value is Worth It!
Rebuilding a fence will also help you get a better price when it comes time to sell your home. There are plenty of great properties in the Grand Rapids area, and there are many things that impact the property value of each home. A quality fence will help improve the property value of your home, while one in disrepair will greatly diminish its worth. In other words, getting the most for your home means making sure that it looks its best. Often overlooked by home sellers, fixing up that fence is one way that you can get your home looking better than it has in years.
Attract the BEST Buyers.
When you’re selling a home in or around Grand Rapids, you need to do everything that you can to ensure you get a buyer who will pay good money for your property. A fence replacement can be completed quickly and will leave your property looking great. For style, privacy, and functionality like blocking those Lake Michigan winds, homes with fences just make more sense for those in the market for a new home. Be sure you give yourself all the advantages you can when selling your home, and get that fence looking great.