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Building a Home That Will Resale Easily
Paragon C&D Builders / Vallone Real Estate
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 • Posted March 9, 2010 10:00 PM

When a person is building a home, they will generally think about what they need and want in their house and what will work for them and for their family. Of course that makes sense because otherwise the person would probably buy a house that is already built instead of building their own house.

Though a person may plan on living in their home for many, many years, it is also important for them to think about building a home that will also resale easily. This article discusses how a person can build a home that will resale easily if the time comes to sell the house.

Location, location: When a person is building a home, they should think about where the home is located. The value of the location where the house is going to be built will also reflect on the value of the home. Even if a home is very nice, if the area around it is not as nice then the house may not be sold for as much as it is worth if it was built in a nicer area.

There are changes in areas and property that a person cannot foresee. But if a person looks for real estate in areas that may be considered "up and coming, it can help ensure them that the area and their property will be worth more in years to come.

The size: It is important for a person who is building a house to consider the size of the property as well as the size of the home they are going to build on the property. It is not smart for a person to build a house that ends up being the biggest house in the neighborhood. The smaller houses in a neighborhood actually tend to sell quicker than the larger houses.

But of course this does not mean that a person should build a tiny house if they need or want a bigger one. It means that when the person is purchasing the land on which to build their house, they should think about how large they want their house and buy land in a neighborhood that will allow them to have a home that is similar in size to the other homes in the area.

Decorating: When a person builds a house, they generally want the house to portray their personality, especially when it comes to decorating. While this is completely valid, it is also important for the house to be sellable if the time comes that it needs to be sold. The key to decorating a house while still being able to resell it easily is balance.

Modern fixtures and appliances in the bathrooms and in the kitchen are a must to help a house resale easily. These are rooms that get used often, and people want the appliances etc. in these rooms to be convenient and modern.

One way that a person can put their own unique touches to their newly built home while still creating a home that can be sold easily is by adding their decorative touches and other fixtures that can be changed easily. Instead of a person making their countertop orange, they could add an orange lamp or paint one wall orange. A lamp can be removed and a wall can be painted over. But a countertop is expensive, and it is smarter to make things such as flooring, cabinets, and countertops, etc., more neutral and traditional.

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