Making Your Kitchen More Attractive to Buyers

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Making Your Kitchen More Attractive to Buyers

How to make your kitchen more attractive to buyers? Kitchen is one of the most important rooms in your home. When it comes to selling your property quickly, and for the best price, the answer is clearly the kitchen. In fact, one of the most common explanations a particular buyer gives for not making an offer is, “I liked the house, but I wasn’t too keen on the kitchen.”

That doesn’t mean you must do a major renovation. However, you should do what you can to make the kitchen as attractive as possible to buyers.

Here are some ideas how to make your kitchen more attractive to buyers:

First, clear the countertops.

Put away the toaster and other items. You want to make the entire countertop area seem as spacious as possible.

Install new knobs and handles

If the cabinetry is old, you can spruce it up by installing new knobs, handles and other hardware. A fresh coat of paint on the walls and ceiling can also make the kitchen look like it has had a major renovation – and it will only cost you a few hundred dollars. According to an article on the website HDTV.com, “The fastest, most inexpensive kitchen updates include painting and new cabinet hardware.”

Replace the countertops

Replacing the countertops is a more expensive renovation, but it may be worth it if the current counters are old and worn.

Make it clean

Finally, when preparing your kitchen for a viewing, make sure it’s clean and tidy. The garbage and recycling bins should be empty. Buyers will open cabinets so make sure items on shelves are neatly organized with the front labels facing forward.

There are many other ways to make the most important room in your home look great to potential buyers. Call today for more ideas.

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Author: AllOntario Team

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