50 Home Improvement Ideas For Real Estate Professionals

Home improvements aren’t just for homeowners. Real estate agents and investors should have a full arsenal of ideas on hand at all times in order to help clients make homes more attractive and salable. After a while, many will be able to instantly walk a property and identify a dozen or more ways to make a property more appealing and valuable. Even then, however, there can be occasions when a little extra inspiration and ideas could help. Check out the following list of potential home improvements to consider. Print it out and keep it handy. Better yet, save it to your desktop for easy access and sharing from anywhere at any time:

50 Home Improvement Ideas to Consider for Your Next Remodel, Home Staging or Flip:

  1. Paint the exterior
  2. Paint the interior
  3. Replace flooring
  4. Replace the front door and/ or hardware
  5. Replace windows
  6. Install decorative or storm shutters
  7. Install an alarm system
  8. Resurface the garage doors
  9. Resurface garage floors
  10. Install organizers in the garage
  11. Build your own custom organizers to add wow factor to walk-in closets
  12. Invest in decorate pool surrounds
  13. Build a swimming pool
  14. Create relaxing outdoor living spaces
  15. Erect gazebos or yoga pavilions in gardens
  16. Build outdoor kitchens and BBQs
  17. Resurface or replace kitchen cabinets
  18. Add new kitchen countertops
  19. Replace or add new appliances
  20. Create home office spaces in or outdoors
  21. Add water features in and outdoors
  22. Install built in vacuum systems
  23. Update fans and lighting
  24. Build unique bunk beds and unique features into kids’ rooms
  25. Erect a treehouse in the back yard
  26. Put up new fencing for privacy and security
  27. Add another floor up to create more square footage
  28. Re-pave driveways
  29. Hang collector worthy art
  30. Put in luxury showers with multiple shower heads and seating
  31. Add in a sauna
  32. Add wall mirrors to make spaces appear larger
  33. Enhance exteriors with columns or window molding
  34. Upgrade interior doors
  35. Put in a wine cellar or cigar room
  36. Stage homes with designer furniture
  37. Open walls to bring in more light and open up living spaces
  38. Make over window coverings with new blinds and curtains
  39. Re-sod the yard
  40. Upgrade the mailbox
  41. Replace toilets
  42. Incorporate decorative sinks
  43. Pressure wash the roof and exterior walls
  44. Install sprinkler systems
  45. Add outdoor lighting
  46. Add sustainable features like solar and rainwater harvesting systems
  47. Build in panic or storm rooms complete with all survival needs
  48. Bullet proof walls with special paneling
  49. Install safes
  50. Put in new air conditioning or water heating systems

Which will you do?