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Real Estate in Norfolk & Virginia Beach VA

Renovations that Add Value to Your Norfolk VA Home

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shannon allen norfolk va realtorNorfolk, VA – Before you begin a home renovation, ask your Realtor how it will affect the value and marketability of your home in the future. While most Norfolk real estate agents agree that location is still the most powerful selling point, buyers also consider condition and property updates. “No renovation guarantees a home will sell”, states Shannon Allen Realtor with Judy Boone Realty in Norfolk, VA. “However, sellers can make property improvements that appeal to the majority of buyers.” 

Here are the top four home updates that attract buyers and translate into a quicker sale for sellers in Norfolk VA

  • Open floor plan: Small or dark rooms are a tough sell, but they’re common in older Norfolk VA homes. Consider removing a few walls to open-up key living and entertaining areas. 
  • Updated kitchen: The kitchen is the heartbeat of a home. Update it with neutral colors and durable materials. Replace old kitchen appliances with new energy efficient ones for added value.
  • Improved bathrooms: Modern fixtures and finishes in the bathroom can pay excellent dividends when you resell a home. Keep the finishes neutral to appeal to the widest variety of buyers. 
  • Outdoor living space: Whether you live in Ghent, Bayview, East Beach, Downtown, or Larchmont, take advantage of Norfolk’s beauty by adding a sunroom, deck, or patio.

Determine who your prospective buyer is and what features they may be looking for in a home. “Buyers purchasing a beach home may be more interested in a fantastic backyard designed for entertaining than in a home office,” explains Shannon Allen.

If you have questions about how to add value to your Norfolk VA home or which improvements are best for resale in your specific Norfolk VA community, contact Realtor Shannon Allen, at (757) 647-3126.

Shannon Allen, Realtor

809 E. Ocean View Avenue Norfolk VA 23503

Direct (757) 647-3126 | Office (757) 587-2800

Shannon Allen Norfolk VA Realtor

Norfolk VA Real Estate ~ Shannon Allen, Norfolk VA Realtor, has been assisting both buyers and sellers with real estate for over a decade. To schedule a consultation to discuss buying or selling real estate in Norfolk VA, contact Shannon Allen, at  757-647-3126

Author: Shannon Allen Norfolk VA Realtor

If you’re considering buying or selling real estate along the beautiful Chesapeake Bay in Norfolk VA or Virginia Beach VA, you’ve come to the right place! Shannon Allen has been selling real estate in Norfolk VA since 2004 and is a great resource for both buyers and sellers. Whether you’re moving across town or across the globe, Shannon Allen understands the emotional and financial elements involved with any move, and she makes your purchase or sale both pleasant and worry-free with her professional experience and personal touch. When you buy or sell a home, condominium, townhouse, or investment property in Ocean View, East Ocean View, East Beach, or along the Chesapeake Bay in Norfolk and Virginia Beach VA with Shannon Allen, you get over 9 years of experience and the desire to assist you throughout the entire process. Shannon lives in Harbor Walk on Pretty Lake in East Ocean View, where she enjoys the wonderful amenities and lifestyle found only in Norfolk’s East Ocean View community.

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