Have Your Home Appraised?
If you are considering selling your home, an appraisal is for a variety
First of all, it is needed for insurance purposes. If you are trying
to get as much coverage on your property as you can, you will want
to aim for a higher home appraisal. If you want to lower your insurance
payments, you may want to attempt to lower the value of your home.
an addition is one of the most definite
ways of increasing your home’s value.
Other large improvements include updating
your kitchen and bathrooms. Not all improvements
have to be large ones though. Even just
replacing your kitchen counter tops with
new ones can heighten value. Fresh landscaping
and clearing your property (weeding, pruning
trees, repairing cracks on the stairs or
replacing your railing) may be some easiest
improvements that make a large impact.
For more ideas on how to improve your home's value, talk
to you agent. He or she will help you take the right steps toward
getting the asking price you're hoping for.
However, keep in mind, even if you aren't selling your home right
now, an appraisal is the best way of how finding out how your
value has appreciated over the years!