Families Want These Amenities When Looking for Menifee Real Estate
November 6, 2018 | Bill and Linda Robinson
When you are preparing to list your single family home for sale through your local Menifee real estate agent, it is important to ensure that your home is as desirable as possible. Home buyers prefer homes that are ready to move into so that they can start enjoying their new homes right away. Keep these top three amenities in mind when listing your house for sale on the Menifee, CA real estate market.
New Stainless Steel Appliances
If you have lived in your house for many years, chances are good that the oven, refrigerator, and other appliances are well past their prime. Removing the old appliances and replacing them with new, energy-efficient, stainless steel appliances will deliver a great return on your investment. Home buyers like stainless steel appliances because they look modern. The stainless steel reflects light and helps smaller kitchens to look bigger. These appliances are also easy to keep clean and sanitary. Putting in these new appliances will make a considerable visual impact on your home as well.
Natural Lighting
Home buyers prefer homes that receive plenty of natural lighting indoors. Highlight the windows on the southern, eastern, and western sides of your home. These windows allow the most sunlight to come inside and brighten up the space. If your windows are outfitted with dark, heavy draperies, remove them and replace them with sheer panels and lighter fabrics. When showing the home, make sure that the drapes are open. Clean the windows so that the maximum amount of light can shine through them. Prune back tree branches or have an arborist do this for you.
Open Floor Plans
Even if your home is a small cottage, an open floor plan is highly desirable. Families like open floor plans because they facilitate the flow of traffic, especially through busy areas of the home such as the kitchen. If your home was built during the 1960s or 1970s when floor plans were not at all open, look into a renovation. Even removing part of a wall in order to create a more open look may make your home more popular among prospective buyers.
To ensure that your single family house has all the amenities many homebuyers are looking for, you can ask your Menifee real estate agent what other changes you can make before having the house listed.
Sources:
Amenities Tenants Look for in a Property, The Balance
A Complete List of Home Amenities and Features for Home Buyers, The Balance
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