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Trulia Minne…, Home Buyer in Minneapolis, MN

Which home features are both highly desirable in the Minneapolis market and will help maintain or increase resale value?

Asked by Trulia Minneapolis, Minneapolis, MN Mon Mar 26, 2012

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Always put your money into kitchens and bathrooms, light neutral paint colors, nice curb appeal will always help you sell faster.

Mark Abdel
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0 votes Thank Flag Link Sun Apr 20, 2014
Excellent question. First of all, you don't want the home to exhibit any signs of "deferred maintenance", such as worn carpeting, leaky faucets, inoperable windows/doors, etc. Once you get past that, young first time buyers prefer homes in both "move in" condition and with "updated" baths and kitchens. Well maintained hardwood flooring, built-in cabinetry, professional renovations (unlike the work performed by uncle Harry) are also sought after.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Apr 3, 2014
Spend your money remodeling in your kitchen and baths first! Often times people are disappointed that they spend lots of money on finishing a basement and it doesn't exactly boast their homes value when it comes time to sell.

Give me a buzz sometime if you want to talk about your home.

Thank you,

Cody Anderson, MN Licensed Realtor
RE/MAX RESULTS

Metropolitan Home Team

Phone: 612-242-5752

Email: Cody@MetropolitanHomeTeam.com
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Mar 27, 2014
Typically the best home feature updates you can do are the simplest ones. Most people think about adding something extravagant but will never re-coop their money on it. Best options are maybe updating appliances, updating windows or bathroom, changing fixtures etc etc. Home efficiency is a really big hitter now a days as well. Think logical with your upgrades and features and typically those will be your best pay outs on resale value. Any other questions feel free to contact me directly!
0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Mar 11, 2014
We continue to see a trend of homes in excellent condition bringing the highest sale price and shorter time on the market. The homes in great condition make them sought after, and will help keep resale value high down the road.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Apr 25, 2012
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