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They're putting a quick -- pain or -- your entire kitchen renovating your home can we -- More on this we have -- since -- posted -- seize property ladder cures a lot of -- -- the show it's always good to see you.
Now you tell you here because you know from experience what are the best interior renovations to do when your home.
Well the best interior renovations really start with -- what's gonna give the best.
First impression now we know it's kitchens in fast but you've got to hook fires in this market from the get go and it's an emotional -- -- you're looking for itself.
Kitchens and -- as always very important sellers.
So here's an interesting fact homeowner spending 9% more last year on renovations than the year before.
You get I think -- 2013 they're gonna spend even more does that make it more difficult to get it done -- easier.
Well I think that the good.
Contractors are available and hungry to work with good homeowners so it's a really great time to get that -- I read a statistic as -- -- 53% of homeowners are willing to make some kind of improvement in the house this year.
And I really think that that's gonna happen but you have to pick the right people you've got to pick the right team.
You have to make the right choices and it's your precious money so invested in the right place in your house I completely agree it's very -- -- -- Ourselves let's talk about though the kitchen my favorite room in the house.
And let's face it this is critical to buyers they wanna see the right things is it still all about granite counter tops and stainless steel -- -- I think it has a lot to do with good top notch energy efficient appliances I'm not so sure that it's about grand I think we're seeing a little more alternative choices.
Some more green choices some organic choices but things are gonna function and hold up over time.
Something that's neutral and it's gonna be timeless is a really great way to go these days in the kitchen.
And then the functionality and blow -- it how many people can you fit in there it's becoming such a gathering place of the houses how many people can you happen to think is it worth it to get a prep sink as well do have a place for people to sit and enjoy -- -- -- why why you're preparing your dinner -- and a lot of the -- doing that's an expensive part of that kitchen and if they're closing in jamming your fingers every time it might be time them.
Replace the cabinet you know he says something interesting in the -- work triangle that's important tell us about that.
The working triangle between the oven and refrigerator -- -- think this is what makes a successful meal and how you navigate that if you're having all -- -- the kitchen to get to one or the other even if the swing on the fridge is the wrong direction.
It may be one of those subliminal thing that's keeping you from cooking as much as you should -- -- would like to be so it's really important to make sure that you're checking how the flow and function of your kitchen this.
You know it's funny because sometimes as massively huge kitchens.
They don't work well if -- -- cook as you walk and you -- -- locked it is still in -- them -- and -- -- that you have to have -- hey -- just a big -- -- it just becomes more effort -- it's actually fun.
Now one of the things she's said -- we started here with that it's all about those first impressions now that may be awhile they get to the kitchen what about the entry way.
That whole entry experience buyers make up their mind about a house literally from the moment that they pull up to the driveway if they really really like this just based on.
How the front -- -- what the landscaping -- like if it looks like it's been well maintained.
Even if you happen maintained her house well start doing it before you put it on the market and make sure it looks meticulous from the outside.
Clutter free some of those really personal things that you love might not be the known as of your buyers -- so you want to tell you get rid of all those things.
That make it a little too cutesy or a little too whimsy and allow that -- to see themselves walking through that front door and -- -- company walking through the front door I've heard some realtors say they like to see that front door if it works.
Painted red -- some bright inviting color because.
What is -- so -- going to address because I think this is really important some people make improvements since spent a lot of money on things they give them absolutely no bang for their -- What are the improvements that will return you money when you sell that house.
But there's no question that updating kitchens and -- are really safe bet in terms of a good return for your money.
Good landscaping is a good return for your money the easy things that are tangible that some.
Some homeowners can do themselves -- complaining are going to be -- great return on your money but this Fisher out of your comfort zone.
On unprofessional Workman like.
Quality that doesn't look like it was done well that's actually in the OK suck up the work triangle at C.
And I'm making sure that everything is upgraded to the best ability that I have possible -- -- thanks for coming on appreciate your time was great to.
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