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The importance of renovations when buying and selling

Posted at 1:04 PM, Nov 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-03 13:04:16-04

WSFL-TV Trusted Advisors, broker Patty Da Silva, and realtor Chris Green from Luxury Homes by Patty Da Silva at Green Realty Properties have returned to the show to talk to the buyers and sellers in this hot market. They sat down with our Miriam Tapia to talk about renovating your home, and important tips to consider when you are updating your home.

For both buyers and sellers, resell value is important. For sellers, they should get the home ready with repairs and light remodeling, including painting and landscaping. Green says even changing small things like lighting can make a big impact on the buyer.

Waiting to remodel will give the buyer a lower price since they'll be the ones paying for the updates. For those new owners, the most costly renovations are impact windows, kitchens, and bathrooms. Less costly ones include garage doors and landscaping.

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