As you start making arrangements to sell your home, you’ll need to make it more presentable to attract potential buyers. The most common remodeling options to consider can range from upgrading your kitchen or bathroom upgrades to renovating your patio or deck. But whatever plans you may have for your living spaces, you shouldn’t forget about your home’s exterior because that’s what most people notice first when they see your property in person.
Since the roof is a major part of your home’s exterior, you must carefully consider whether you need it repaired or replaced. Your choice will usually depend on its overall age and the extent of the wear and tear it has suffered over the years.
Can Roof Repairs Suffice?
Whether you choose repairs or replacement, the state of your roof plays a significant factor in the resale price when putting your home on the market. How much you invest in your roof can also impact your home property value. In many cases, a complete replacement isn’t necessary if your roof is only a few years old and needs minor repairs. But this can only be determined after a professional roofer thoroughly inspects your roof to check its overall condition.
Your Roof Can Make or Break the Sale
Like any other major home remodeling project, a new roof can increase your home value. Even if it won’t give a 100% return on investment (ROI), it’s usually worth investing in since the payback is higher than other renovation projects. Buyers also want a home with a roof built according to local safety standards. They’re even more interested if the roof uses quality materials and was recently installed by a professional roofing company.
A complete roof replacement also tends to be more cost-effective if your current one has a few years left in its lifespan. After all, an old roof doesn’t usually appeal to potential buyers unless they’re willing to undertake additional renovations after purchase. Even if the roof’s age doesn’t concern them, they can still use it to their advantage when negotiating the price before purchasing your property. If you want to sell your home at a comfortable price, consider investing in a complete roof replacement!
You don’t have to search far and wide for a great roofer when you’re working with LePage and Sons Roofing LLC! Call us today at (508) 295-6483 to request a consultation. You can also fill out our online contact form to get started!