Selling? Improve The Appearance Of Your Home's Bathrooms.

Posted by Bill Mann on Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 at 12:11pm.

Bathroom remodel tipsFull-scale bathroom remodeling can be expensive and, in today's Rehoboth Beach housing market, you won't likely get all of the money back that you put into it at the time of sale.

Knowing that bathroom projects tend to have a low return on investment, therefore, here are a few inexpensive changes which you can make to spruce up bathrooms in a home for sale.

Fixtures
Most sellers will notice if the fixtures in a bathroom are old, and it can have a negative effect on their view of your home. Buy a new set of bathroom fixtures at a home improvement store. Most stores have matching towel racks and bathroom tissue holders, too. There is a wide selection of stainless steel, wood or ceramic fixtures available at most stores, too.

Paint
A fresh coat of paint is a simple way to improve the overall look of a bathroom. Choose paints with a light, neutral color to make the room seem more spacious.

Floors
If your bathroom floor has tiles, it's a good idea to add fresh grout to brighten up the bathroom's overall look, or, at least, to clean the grout so that it looks like new. Scratched linoleum should also be replaced. There is plenty of inexpensive flooring which is easy to install, in a variety of patterns and colors at your local hardware or flooring store.

De-Clutter
Prospective buyers should be able to imagine themselves living in your home. It's easier for them to do that when your home is free of clutter. This is even true in the bathroom. Clear out your medicine cabinet. (Yes, many buyers will look in there.) Leave only the essentials such as toothpaste and hairbrushes.

Making a good impression on your prospective buyers can be easier when you've redone a bathroom.  It doesn't require much money, and it may increase the final sale price of home.



Bill Mann
Broker Associate / Owner
Mann & Sons, Inc. REALTORS®
302.542.1696 Cell 302.227.9477 Office
Bill@MannAndSons.com

2 Responses to "Selling? Improve The Appearance Of Your Home's Bathrooms."

Nicole wrote: Can you do a feature on where the best places to get carports are?

Posted on Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013 at 4:26pm.

Bill Mann wrote: I'd be happy to post an article on carports. Either email the content or put in the comments and I'll make an entry

Posted on Saturday, January 26th, 2013 at 2:10pm.

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