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Time To Renovate Your Home, Move or Perhaps Both?

April 17,2022 | Posted By Gary Macrides in Buying
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Whether you’re on your first home or your third and you realize the home you’re currently living in could use an extra room, or an upgrade, you may be considering a move. However, if you’re happy with your location, a renovation may be a better alternative. The question often centers around the difference in the cost of a renovation versus a home purchase. And then there’s the third option: both.

Before You Sell, Know What Buyers Want
The first step is to figure out what potential buyers are looking for. Ask your realtor questions like: What interior paint color is “hot” right now? What fixtures convert to sales? And what kind of flooring and kitchen cabinetry are the most desirable.

Next, figure out which improvements are worth the cost and which deliver the greatest return on your renovation investment. Interior paint, upgraded flooring, refreshing your landscaping, upgrading bathrooms, remodeling your kitchen and improving energy efficiency can all make a huge difference when it comes to getting the highest possible price for your home.

Get Top Dollar with the “Face-Lift Home Makeover Program”
71% of buyers want a move-in ready home. To help sellers, Face-Lift Home Makeover powered by Feeasy will advance the money needed to give your property a Face-Lift. Our goal is to help homeowners increase ROI by investing in the overall look and quality of their home by using a strategic approach of adding value through home improvements proven to increase the sales price and sell faster—while only collecting payment at the close of escrow.

Upgrades Included:

  • Cabinet refacing

  • Lighting fixtures

  • Carpet cleaning

  • Moving & storage

  • Ceiling fans

  • New doors

  • Landscaping

  • New flooring

  • Deep cleaning

  • Window washing

  • Garage doors

  • New paint

  • Shutters & blinds

  • Kitchen updates

The Benefits of Adding Equity
Over the last couple of years, record-setting increases in home prices have added thousands to homeowners’ equity. And spending money to add equity to your home can pay off tenfold. Industry research tells us that staged homes sell approximately three times faster than non-staged homes—and are typically sold for 6% over the listing price.

The Benefits of Staging
The National Association of REALTORS®’ 2019 Profile of Home Staging shows that 83% of buyers’ agents believe that staging makes it easier for their clients to visualize a property as their future home—and a Face-Lift is the simplest way to give your home that refreshed and rejuvenated appearance.

Highlights of the Facelift Program

  • Homes that have been improved statistically sell for more money and in a shorter period of time
  • Borrow up to $100,000
  • Several different borrowing options available
  • No lien placed on your property
  • Select a lender and receive funds
  • In most cases, you can pay the money back through escrow without penalty
  • Use the money as you see fit

Buyers’ Agents Surveyed
Renovation and staging solutions help ensure your home sells for top dollar. Using a Surterre agent allows you to defer improvement costs until your home sells.

83% feel staging makes it easier for buyers to visualize a property as their future home.
44% believe staging increases the financial offer on a home.
37% say staging increases the dollar value by up to 10%.

Contact me todays to see if your home qualifies for a deferred cost Face-Lift Home Makeover powered by Feeasy. 


Gary Macrides , my selling realtor, never made me feel pressured in anyway during the real estate process. He’s a wonderful one of...
- HM


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