Compared to the cost of some other home improvements, garage door replacement is a relatively quick and affordable way to be certain your Omaha home stands out among all the others and can even increase it’s resale value when it comes time to sell.
After all, the garage door is one of the first things potential buyers notice when looking at the front of your home, and if the overhead door is in ill repair or appears to be old, outdated or no longer in style, it can turn buyers away before they ever see what’s inside.
70 Percent of Realtors Agree: A New Garage Door Can Help Sell Your Omaha Home
Remodeling magazine’s 2019 Cost vs. Value report has consistently identified garage door replacement, especially for upscale homes, to pay off handsomely in terms of both curb appeal and resale value. Selecting a new overhead door that matches the price point, and architectural style for the home is an important consideration, they add.
AAA Garage Door, Inc. in Omaha offers residential garage doors manufactured by Cloplay, who partnered with an independent research firm to conduct nationwide research around realtors’ perceptions of garage doors as a worthwhile investment for homeowners before to listing a residence for sale. The results overwhelmingly supported the ROI of overhead garage door replacement with 70 percent of realtors agreeing that a new garage door helps sell a home faster. Over 80 percent acknowledged that a new overhead door could impact home value.
A New Overhead Garage Door Can Increase the Potential Selling Price of Your Home by 4%
Another interesting point of the study was found when realtors were asked to provide an estimated listing price for several homes featured in “before and after” garage door installations ranging from inexpensive replacements to high-end upgrades. Knowing that the only difference in the images they saw was the garage door, the findings pointed to realtors’ assigning selling prices as much as 4 percent higher to the homes with new garage doors. With the average U.S. home price estimated at $206,300 in 2017, this could add up to an increase of between $8,000 and $14,000 to a home’s selling price just by investing in a new or upgraded overhead garage door prior to listing.
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