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If you -- looking to remodel your house and chances are your plans may include may -- -- pool and the family room.
All personalized touches you want but did you ever think that perhaps you could actually turn your dream house into a nightmare when it's time to sell.
Turns out some common renovations and improvements can actually hurt the value of your house.
After his right -- explain its real estate expert.
Britain -- on good morning African going to -- you know when when we fix -- our house's we.
We love them we forgive and experts and love them not so much this -- -- save your home first it's an investment close second.
So when doing any kind of an conditionality to have to figure out resell value picture you wanted something very personalized be ready to undo that when it's time to sell otherwise you're gonna hurt.
Yourself all right let's take a look at some renovations it could actually devalue your house first one we're talking about the ultimate curb appeal.
For instance if you have a gigantic excessive landscaping.
Situation going on.
Or in the garden that might turn somebody off because because it's maintenance it's a liabilities and you may have a green -- you may spend all your weekends doing your garden.
This new young buyer Jack next gen Y -- they -- -- deal of maintenance and wanna pay for a landscaper.
They don't -- -- -- -- -- go to the next -- where there's less landscaping I never thought about that all also some people convert a garage into a family room.
Real estate no now people want to have a place to park their car you may think that because you don't have a nice car.
That you can park -- outside of the next personal care or maybe don't have a car but most people have cars they want to put.
In their garage so.
Taking away garage is not a Smart real statement from win win kids go to college in very big invariably a lot of people take got a bedroom change it into some other.
Purpose room that can be a problem you know it's it's really commonalities -- -- want these really big closets or they want these home offices.
I think it's located in the you've got to do essentially to the public put it back to bad human it's time for resale.
Otherwise someone got three kids looking for a three bedroom home just won't come -- to bet your mom plus big closet so if you wanna change it into a home office is something.
He can put cabinets up but don't install to make sure you can take it would make it taken away as you can put it back and -- -- -- what about a swimming pool.
You know very common in the south and it's.
Something that's most buyers who want in the north it's not so common and some -- just don't want to -- -- that same thing with -- with landscaping maintenance issues liability issues.
Some -- just don't want it.
My home has a pool you know when we -- general while Washington we had it in Virginia we edit a big pool that the previous owners have installed and it was just a hassle to keep that thing clean you lose market -- 30% of the barges don't -- -- buy a home of the pool it's OK and finally if you come into a house that has some personalized colors.
And I was just telling -- and it is a story about a kitchen my wife and I looked at and it was green and it just drove us nuts or finishes or fixtures we might.
Love it as we install it but the next person.
Who wants to -- it might go you gotta be kidding me I had a buyer coming to me they had been to Morocco they loved the fixtures finishes they've made his kitchen this two huge rock and Alison.
I said the next -- not to like -- is very personal for you.
He had -- -- -- zillow digital home renovation market -- -- selling in your neighbor and see what's common trends.
And try to find neutral colors -- neutral fiction finishes otherwise a buyer we'll see your home as a fixer upper sure.
So what what what would be like the number one thing you could do to your house to improve about it kitchens and bathrooms.
-- kitchen counter tops -- stone not counter tops.
Staying -- appliances.
New cabinets and out clean -- -- self.
Make your house look like that kitchen right exactly right -- and it's in these Simone real estate expert thank you very much thanks so much terrific device and.
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