The Reality of Reselling Your Home

David Miller
Beyond The HeadlineMay 5, 2014

Are you selling your house or perhaps looking to renovate to increase your home’s value for when you eventually sell, but don’t know what to do? Well look no further. ABC’s very own Paula Faris consulted with HGTV’s “Property Brothers” hosts Jonathan and Drew Scott to uncover the secrets behind successful renovations.

What’s the #1 renovation to pursue? “The best thing and the easiest thing is flooring and paint. Putting in brand new flooring and flowing it in through the entire space ties all the rooms together,” says Jonathan.

A renovation to avoid and one that many people do regularly is transforming a vacant bedroom to closet. According to Drew, “if you take a third bedroom and turn it into a custom closet, you’ve now eliminated all those families that would want your house for a family with two kids and need three bedrooms.”

The moral of the story, before you renovate, be sure to consult with a professional