There are so many types of flooring: hardwood, luxury vinyl plank, carpet, tile, and even vinyl. Most houses have a mixture of these flooring types. When a potential buyer walks through your house, you can be sure that they will look down to check out the floors.
As with other things in your house, the floor’s condition should be taken into consideration as you go to sell your house. Are your floors in good condition? Make sure to look over the entire floor when looking for any major issues that might need to be repaired.
Repairing your floors can become expensive, quickly. Always consult a real estate professional before moving forward with major repairs. Sometimes you won’t have to worry about your floors. If your hardwood floors or luxury vinyl plank floors are in good condition, you could wind up getting top dollar for these flooring types. If you have carpet, you will want to think about the current real estate market. If the market is a seller’s market, your agent may be able to use this in their negotiating strategy.
Ultimately, you want to make sure your floors are cleaned up and are clean. When a potential buyer walks through your house, you want them to be impressed with how clean it is and how easy it will be for them to move in. If you are interested in finding out if you should replace your own floors before selling, reach out to J King Real Estate and chat with one of our experienced agents today.