Little things that can Devalue your Home

If you are in the market to sell your home, you know that your property has thousands of others competing for a quick sale. Some homes are situated in better neighborhoods, and others are in better condition. There are numerous factors that determine how quickly your home will sell. Consider the things below that can devalue your home and prevent you from selling or getting your asking price.

1. A highly customized home or one in need of too many repairs will be harder to sell. It is much easier to sell a home that is suited to a large variety of tastes. If your home can suit a large population of individuals, you will have an easier time selling it than if it were a highly customized home. The more people want to purchase a home like yours, the better your chances of making a quick sale.

2. The location and condition of your home are two of the most important factors that can determine its value. Your home's value can also be affected by the number of individuals looking to purchase in a given neighborhood as well as the quality of the local school district.

3. What your neighbor does can in fact depreciate the value of your home. For example, if your neighbor paints his or her house the color of seasick green, it can in fact become a turnoff to potential buyers. The same can be said about having noisy businesses nearby. Most potential buyers will not buy a home in a neighborhood that has unappealing homes or noisy businesses nearby.

4. Having a well-cared-for lawn is important to potential buyers, but a lawn that features plants that require a lot of maintenance can become a turnoff. Plants that hang into your neighbor's yard and create a mess, or plants that can actually affect the structural foundation of your home can affect your home's value.

5. Your home should be painted a neutral tone such as cream or beige to appeal to a widespread range of individuals. A color consultant can help you make the right decision if you are ever unsure.

Always ask for professional guidance before choosing to remodel any given part of your home. A good remodeling project can add value to your home, but there are plenty that can actually hinder the value. Get the suggestions of local realtors and designers in order to consider which projects are a good decision to increase your home's market value.

Selling your home is no easy task. Some homes sell faster than others and there is always a widespread range of reasons as to why. This article has discussed some ways that you can devalue your home, but if you just refrain from doing these things, you are on your way to making a quick sale!

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1420 Brookebridge Drive
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$159,900
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BEDS
2
BATHS
2
SQ.FT.
958
BUILT
1994
ON SITE
1Day
MLS
S5009821
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$319,000
Subdivision: Enclave/Moss Park
BEDS
4
BATHS
2
SQ.FT.
2,040
BUILT
2006
ON SITE
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MLS
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14357 Windchime Lane Orlando, FL 32837
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BEDS
4
BATHS
3
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BUILT
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$330,000
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BEDS
2
BATHS
2
SQ.FT.
1,235
BUILT
1948
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Kissimmee, FL 34747
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BEDS
3
BATHS
3
SQ.FT.
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BUILT
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MLS
S5009804
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BEDS
3
BATHS
2
SQ.FT.
1,536
BUILT
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BEDS
3
BATHS
2
SQ.FT.
1,532
BUILT
1993
ON SITE
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BEDS
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3
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1,647
BUILT
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BEDS
3
BATHS
2
SQ.FT.
1,700
BUILT
2007
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BEDS
4
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4
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BUILT
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BATHS
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BUILT
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BUILT
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