1. EASY UPDATE: GET NEW HARDWARE FOR KITCHEN CABINETS AND DRAWERS
Updating kitchen hardware is such a low-cost update and it can modernize and give a kitchen a new, fresh look and feel.
There are many hardware options to choose from and various price points.
New cabinet hardware is easy to replace and is an inexpensive kitchen update when selling your house.
2. EASY KITCHEN UPDATE WHEN SELLING YOUR HOUSE: PAINT THE KITCHEN CABINETS
Painting or restaining your kitchen cabinets give them a fresh, new look. Kitchen cabinet colors and stain trends vary depending on your location and community.
Spend time looking online and visiting new home builds in your area. Builders know what buyers are looking for now and what is trending.
Also, it's important to speak with local real estate agents. Ask them what buyers prefer with kitchen cabinetry.
Ensure you properly prep and paint your kitchen with these step-by-step instructions.
Be sure you have the appropriate paint and paint kits for cabinets.
Do your research before painting and get the proper paint and tools when painting or restaining your cabinets.
3. BACKSPLASH IS A FAIRLY INEXPENSIVE KITCHEN UPDATE WHEN SELLING YOUR HOUSE
Kitchen backsplash adds a *wow* factor to your kitchen and it's an inexpensive way to update your kitchen for resell.
Installation is relatively easy if you do it yourself or you can hire someone for the project.
4. UPDATE KITCHEN LIGHT FIXTURES
Updating your kitchen light fixtures will dramatically change the look and feel of your kitchen.
Light fixtures are relatively inexpensive and it's worth a small investment to update these.
5. CLEAN AND MAKE YOUR KITCHEN SPOTLESS
Buyers open kitchen cabinets, microwaves, refrigerators, ovens…they open everything. Make sure your kitchen is SPOTLESS.
This means making the surface area not only spotless but make the inside of your cabinets, drawers, and appliances spotless too.
Buyers comment on the condition and cleanliness of your home. If it's spotless and organized they comment that you've most likely taken very good care of your home and the areas they cannot see.
It leaves a great impression on them!
6. PAINT WALLS IF NEEDED
Painting the kitchen walls is a great way to give your kitchen a fresh look.
Choose neutral colors.
7. DECLUTTER AND ORGANIZE YOUR KITCHEN
Declutter your kitchen and make sure it's organized. Remove most items from your kitchen countertops.
Ensure your pantry and inside your kitchen cabinets and drawers are tidy and well organized.
Remove all clutter. Remember to organize under your kitchen sink. Buyers look under the kitchen sink to check for leaks.