Highlands NC Homes, Dated Features Affect Values

Highlands NC Homes, Dated Features Affect Values

Highlands NC REALTOR

Lynn Kimball, Highlands NC real estate

Dated features affect the value of Highlands NC homes. This is most evident when the decision to sell is made because updated homes will be listed at a higher price than those that are dated. Often it is the list price that is the catalyst spurring a remodel. The other option for a dated home is a reduction in price. When preparing to list a Highlands NC home for sale it is important to recognize which features are dated. Furthermore, it is important to determine which of these features will detract from your home’s value.

Value is important part of selling Highlands NC real estate

Understanding the value of Highlands NC homes is critical when selling. A buyer will not look at your Highlands NC home for sale the same way that you do and, as such, it is important to take emotions out of the equation. Your Highlands NC REALTOR will conduct a thorough analysis of the market to determine fair market value for your home. Part of this analysis involves the condition of a home.

What does dated mean?

It is true that trends come and go. Brass knobs and pulls, for example, went out of style and are back in. However, other trends are not going to return. This includes carpet in the bathrooms and mustard yellow appliances. If a buyer walks into a kitchen and/or bathrooms with dated features he knows a remodel is on the horizon and the remodel equals more money to be spent on the home. If you are considering selling a dated home your biggest decision will be whether to remodel or sell at a lower price. This is certainly a big decision to make prior to listing a Highlands NC home for sale.

Learn more about Highlands NC homes

Contact me, Lynn Kimball, today to learn more about Highlands NC real estate. I welcome the opportunity to get you up to speed on current market conditions while sharing my knowledge of current home trends. Whether you are buying, selling, or simply curious I look forward to answering all of your questions. Let my knowledge and experience serve as your guide to Highlands NC homes.

Click here to read “6 Outdated Features in Your Clients’ Homes” from REALTOR Magazine.


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