That's a perfectly reasonable thought, really.
Personally, before I was in the real estate business and my wife and I were looking to buy our first home, she went in looking at things like space for the kids and to entertain and how functional the kitchen was. I went in asking what I was going to have to pump into the house to fix or update things after we bought it!
The reality is, if you want to put your house on the market, you're most likely going to have to update your hot water heater if it was installed when Ronald Reagan was President! But what about the things that provide 'glitz' and 'glamor' that might seem like they'd bring a great return, like putting in that mother-in-law suiete?
Well... lets run through three common updates and improvements that people preparing to seel are often tempted with, and see how well they provide a return on your investment:
Makinging improvements and updates to your home as you prepare to put it on the market can be a sound idea. Just don't get sucked into making expensive updates that won't help bring you a good return for the money you're spending!
Talk to your real estate professional to get some ideas, or get in touch with me for more more help by leaving a comment, or sending me a message at: firstname.lastname@example.org