What's the most popular amenity or property feature buyers look for in a summer home?
Outdoor living spaces are key for summer marketing. Pools, dining areas, and cabanas are all very popular. High-end outdoor kitchens have also become very attractive to many of our buyers who are actively looking in the summer and early fall.
If a seller was looking to renovate his or her home on a budget prior to selling, what are the top two areas in a house he or she should focus on improving? (Which two spaces—if fully renovated—could boost the seller's asking price the most?)
Kitchens and baths have always been the highest return on investment. Adding granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, and new cabinets are a sure way to improve the marketability of a Kitchen. Bathrooms that have good tiles but possibly dated colors can often be enhanced by having them glazed. The key for these improvements is to keep them neutral and classic in design.