Flip Detroit Homes | 11 Things that DON’T Improve Your House’s Value


 

It doesn’t matter if you’re trying to flip a house, or if you’re just trying to sell the house you live in.

The same thing rings true either way:

They may make your home "look" better, but installing new floors does not increase the value of your home.

They may make your home “look” better, but installing new floors does not increase the value of your home.

You want to get as much as you can out of the sale of your house.

Related: How to Make Your House Standout In the Detroit House Market

And nothing can affect how much you can get for your house like the value of it.

Today I’ll be talking about things people commonly do to houses that “don’t” improve value.

Keep in mind, that we’re talking “value.”   Not appearance.

So here are some things you might want to avoid if you’re trying to improve the value of your home.

…you know what? I was about to try to elaborate on why each of these improvements don’t improve the value of you house, but I’m feeling lazy today, I’ll just list ‘em out…

 Improvements that DON’T Improve Home Value

  • Tennis Courts
  • Swimming Pools
  • New Floors
  • Replacing the Roof
  • Garage Expansion (One car garage to a two car garage)
  • Bathroom Addition
  • Landscaping
  • Expensive Kitchen Appliances
  • Carpet
  • New Plumbing
  • New HVAC

I was just randomly thinking about the topic, and thought I’d post about it.

Can you think of anything I missed?   Leave a comment.

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