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Preparing a house to sell… what to consider upgrading? Cost effective renovations…

I am often asked by single family home owners in Wellesley , Weston , Newton , Needham , and Brookline , “What should we do to get our house ready for sale?” While this can be a very different answer depending on the house etc., there are some things that are consistenly cost effective.
What upgrades make sense to do if you are selling, and want to attract buyers? Here are the 5 top projects to consider:

Project 1: Entry Door Replacement (Steel)
Cost $1,218
Resale value $1,243
Cost recouped 102.1%
(National averages)

Project 2: Garage Door Replacement
Cost $1,291
Resale value $1,083
Cost recouped 83.9%
(National averages)

Project 3: Siding Replacement (Fiber Cement)
Cost $13,382
Resale value $10,707
Cost recouped 80.0%
(National averages)

Project 4: Kitchen Remodel (Minor)
Cost $21,695
Resale value $15,790
Cost recouped 72.8%
(National averages)

Project 5: Deck Addition (Wood)
Cost $10,973
Resale value $7,986
Cost recouped 72.8%
(National averages)

Selling a house west of Boston can be challenging, but with some cost effective repairs or upgrades, you can increase your chances of a well time sale.

Needham Homes for Sale… market stats as of July 22, 2011…

More information on Needham homes:

Number of properties currently on the market in Needham:
Single Family: 149 Properties
Multi Family: 6 Properties
Land: 12 Properties

Number of new Needham Real Estate listings in the last month:
Single Family: 28 Properties
Multi Family: 1 Property
Land: 1 Property

Average list price for Real Estate in Needham over the last 6 months:
Single Family: $994,994
Multi Family: $664,725
Land: $846,322