The Most Wanted Home Features That Buyers are Willing to Pay Extra For

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Before making a decision, buyers usually look at several homes to find the one that is best suited to their lifestyle. They are willing to pay more money to get the features in their wish list.

As a seller, the best way to find a buyer fast is to know which features are currently in high demand. Here are some additions to your property that buyers will go crazy for.

A Renovated Bathroom

The bathroom is one of the most used areas inside a house. It is the place that a homeowner visits before they go to bed and as soon as they wake up. It makes sense that buyers want to live in a home where the bathroom looks inviting.

For sellers, bathroom remodeling is worth the investment. Buyers are very much willing to spend more for a house that has, in addition to tidy and functional, a pretty bathroom.

Buyers want to see a fresh look, but do not go overboard. Stick to neutral colors and classic styles.

It would also catch their attention if you install water-efficient plumbing fixtures. Look for products that have the WaterSense label which meets the standards that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has set to guarantee that a faucet, a toilet, a tub, or a shower conserves water.

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A Kitchen Island

Everyone nowadays wants a kitchen island. It provides additional storage, additional seating, and, because of its location, becomes the focal point in the room. It serves both function and style. What is not to love?

Adding a kitchen island is surprisingly not difficult nor ridiculously expensive. Even in a small space and with a limited budget, you can add a kitchen island into your home. You can even turn an old dresser into a kitchen island.

Lots of Natural Light

There are many health benefits to being exposed to sunshine. The sun is a natural source of vitamin D which the body needs for strong bones and efficient immune response. Daylight will also regulate your internal body clock, making you fall asleep faster at night.

Another attractive benefit of natural daylight is it makes a room look inviting and cozy. Of course, no one wants to live in the dark like a vampire. Families want big windows that let the sunshine in to the house, especially when the weather is cold.

Throw in energy-efficient windows that can lower utility bills by trapping heat during winter and cooling the room during summer and you will have potential buyers lining up outside your door to make an offer. Energy-efficient windows are a worthy investment because it will save the homeowner money in the long run.

A Polished Patio

Potential buyers are looking for a patio and a well-maintained backyard. Having space outside offers a lot of possibilities for relaxation and socializing.

When you have a patio, you can sit outside and spend time under the sun. It allows the homeowner to enjoy the warm weather outside and be around nature. A homeowner can also welcome guests and host parties in their patio and backyard. The exterior space is so versatile and that is why many buyers want it.

A home that is lived but taken care of well by the homeowner is, on its own, a feature that will make a buyer want to close the sale. Sellers do not have to spend big money to get their properties revamped just to make the sale.

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