17 Home Upgrades That Rarely Help Close a Sale

Sean Locke Photography / Shutterstock.com

We all like to think that making positive changes to a home can make it more attractive to buyers. However, some renovations that might make you feel more comfortable, actually might not help you sell your home in the long run.

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently released its latest Remodeling Impact Report, finding that some renovations are less effective than others in convincing buyers to move forward.

Surveying real estate agents, NAR looked at 20 types of projects and asked agents which they’d suggested homeowners do before selling a home. The survey also asked agents whether completed projects had helped close a sale.

Following are the renovations this survey identified as least likely to close a home sale. Specifically, fewer than 10% of real estate agents said these projects helped close a sale.

Read Next

4 Ways the Social Security System Will Change in 2020
4 Ways the Social Security System Will Change in 2020

These adjustments will impact both workers and retirees in the new year.

How to Get a Loan Fast by Tapping Into Your Home Equity
How to Get a Loan Fast by Tapping Into Your Home Equity

If you’re a homeowner, you may be able to get a competitive loan for as much as $150,000 in just days.

7 Surprising Ways Retirees Waste Their Savings
7 Surprising Ways Retirees Waste Their Savings

You can make your retirement money last a lot longer by avoiding these costly mistakes

View this page without ads

Help us produce more money-saving articles and videos by subscribing to a membership.

Get Started

Comments