- 89% of homeowners made some kind of home improvements during pandemic 2020
- 58% of those home improving homeowners did work themselves
Pandemic Inspired Home Improvements During 2020
A recent survey by Bid-on-Equipment indicated that the COVID pandemic inspired a whopping 89% of homeowners to make some kind of home improvements.
Of that 89%, 58% of home improving homeowners did the home improvements themselves.
Most Popular Home Improvements During Pandemi
Bid-on-Equipment discovered via Google that the most popular home improvement projects included during pandemic 2020:
- 86% of projects directed to exterior of home
- 45% of projects directed to bathroom(s)
- 43% of projects directed to kitchen
- 38% of projects directed to living room
- 21% of projects directed to dining room
Budget-Friendly Projects that Increase Home Value
Sure, it’s nice to add an extra room on to a home or completely redo the home’s interior. But those projects are expensive and also require a level of expertise that the typical homeowner may not have.
Instead, here are some doable home improvement projects that may actually enhance your/your clients’ home value:
- Storage – everyone wants more storage regardless of how much storage they may already have.
- Extra bedroom shelves
- Creating more storage in the garage
- Adding a cabinet in the kitchen
- Updating Primary Bedroom and Bathroom – buyers are attracted to these big-ticket items
- Add extra seating in the bedroom
- Paint the ceiling or create two-tone wall
- Add custom vanity in bathroom
- Paint Cabinets
- Repainting kitchen cabinets will modernize and brighten up the kitchen
- Swap out past-tense cabinet handles and replace with new ones
None of these home improvement suggestions is budget breaking. On the other hand, if and when you/your clients sell, any and/or all of these suggestions may boost the home’s value.
Thanks to HousingWire.
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