Kitchen Cabinet Remodeling - Ideas and Estimates
Cabinet Refacing Can Boost Resale Valueby Allison E. Beatty
Remodeling for resale is a tricky business, as you are trying to boost your home's value without breaking the bank. After all, you'll soon be selling this home improvement project. Here's how to use cabinet refacing and a few other projects to help increase your home's marketability.
Update Kitchen Design to Increase Resale PotentialThe kitchen is the most important room of the house and one that potential home buyers examine closely. As you focus on selling your house in a few years, consider refacing cabinets to update your kitchen design. Here's why:
Other Kitchen Design UpdatesAs you debate which home improvement projects to tackle, look for ones that provide a good return on investment. This typically involves replacing products without tearing into walls, reconfiguring spaces or adding plumbing or electrical services. Among the options are:
Cabinet Refacing CostsCabinet refacing typically costs $3,000 to $6,000, depending on the size of the kitchen and the extra touches, such as molding and glass cabinet doors. Cabinet refacing offers a big savings when compared with $25,000 to $35,000 to buy and install new cabinets. As such, this is one home improvement project that is ideal for resale purposes.
About the Author
Allison E. Beatty is a syndicated real estate writer who has been writing home improvement columns for 15 years.