4 Surprising Things That Might Make Your Home More Valuable

There are four interesting factors about a home that could potentially increase its value.

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Today I want to present you with four fun facts that might increase the value of your home. Everyone wants top dollar for their home, so if these four items align with your home, you could make a little more money when it comes time to sell.

1. How close are you to a Starbucks? Homes located within a quarter-mile radius of a Starbucks increased in value by 96% between 1997 and 2014, according to a Zillow report.

2. Blue kitchens and bathrooms. Homes with blue kitchen walls will, on average, sell for about $1,800 more than homes with a white kitchen.

3. Trendy features. For example, homes with barn doors or farmhouse sinks will get 13.4% more on average than than homes that don’t have those trendy features. Additionally, shiplap accent walls are another popular feature that could add value to your home.

4. How close are you to the city? A median average home in the city will often sell for about 35% more than the average home in the suburbs. Being closer to the city will drive up price points.

"Homes with barn doors or farmhouse sinks will get 13.4% more on average than homes that don’t have those trendy features."

If you’re thinking about selling your home, we have a really neat feature that we’d like to share with you. You can text the word “LISTING” to the number 555888 to find out the value of your home. There will be a link sent back to you. Click on that link and go through the steps; you will have to enter your email address and your home address. From there, a value will be sent back to you.

Remember, this is an automated feature, so it’s not always exact. If you would like an exact value, my team and I would love to speak with you further and give you a better understanding of your home value.

If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to us. We would love to be your real estate agency of choice.

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