Some home improvements, like installing a hinged French door, can increase the appeal and overall value of your home. Buyers are more attracted to homes that are move-in ready and have energy-efficient features.
Should you get new windows before putting your home on the market? Read on to find out.
Is It Worth It to Get New Windows Before Selling Your Home?
You can get a lot of benefits when you choose to replace outdated windows before selling your home. New, energy-efficient windows can boost your home’s curb appeal and draw the attention of more prospective buyers. They are also more willing to pay a little more if they know the windows can give them energy savings. According to the national average, homeowners and recoup around 73 percent of their window replacement costs.
Potential buyers wouldn’t want to buy a house that needs a lot of work or will cost them a significant amount to heat and cool. They usually don’t want to replace old windows once they have moved in. When selling a house, you should definitely consider upgrading its windows and doors.
Which Windows to Replace
Windows that aren’t in good shape must be replaced even if you’re not selling your home. Inoperable windows or units with broken glass or latches can risk your home’s safety. Meanwhile, drafty windows can allow outside air to enter your home, increasing your heating costs. Then there are also inefficient windows that don’t block ultraviolet rays, which can allow heat to penetrate your home and cause your furnishings to fade.
For beautiful, durable and energy-efficient replacement windows, choose Renewal by Andersen® of Phoenix. We also install high-quality sliding contemporary doors. Call us at (602) 772-5059 or fill out our online form to schedule a free in-home consultation. We work with homeowners in Scottsdale and Phoenix.