It's always a good time to sell when you need and want to sell--and a decision only you can make based on your finances, wants, needs, lifestyle, etc. Unfortunately none of us can answer with accuracy as to where the market will lead tomorrow or down the road, as none of us really knows--we all know today.... more
I own several rental units in the Schaumburg area and have been updating the kitchens as they come up for rent. The one thing I am finding that really gets the attention of my prospective renters is the new back splash's that I have tiled. Granted, I do not have high end appliances and cabinets but a nice simple back splash appears to really get their attention.
As for what kind of back splash, generally earth tone colors appeal to most people.
I do all my own tile work so it's inexpensive for me to do. I would say that you would recoup some of your cost when a more appealing kitchen. In this market, anything can help!
Hello Stevieraveon. Thank you for giving us information on what color your current applicances are. My personal opinion is that I do not believe that switching to S/S would enhance the value of your condo. I would stick with what you have and offer the buyer a one-year home warranty plan which will cover the appliances and the water heater. If you include the refrigerator, you'll have to pay a little bit extra.... more