Builder Tips on How to Splurge to Make Your Home Worth More

When it comes to making your Springfield, MO home worth more, it’s really not worth the splurge unless you know the upgrades will net you more money at closing. Of course, perks and better materials often entice homebuyers in Springfield MO so your home doesn’t languish on the market. But most homes sell faster during a seller’s housing market. According to an article by Mansion Global, there are a few perks worth considering. Home sellers can learn a lot from construction company bosses that splurge when building luxury homes for their clients.

Making ‘invisible’ improvements

Some of the most valuable improvements you can make to boost home value is not cosmetic, but invisible features such as radiant-heating systems, lighting systems and energy-efficient features. Other good ideas include improving the insulation in a home, replacing an old A/C system and replacing windows.

Creating outdoor living space

Luxury home builders often build homes for themselves that include the latest amenities, high-tech features and fine craftsmanship. Whether it’s for their own homes or clients, luxury builders often create outdoor living spaces. A retractable glass wall that shelters an indoor/outdoor kitchen and an enclosed courtyard gives people the entertaining space they crave.

While ordinary home owners can’t typically afford a lot of glamorous upgrades, consider adding a few on a budget. Backlit stairs, fire pits, water features and a Jacuzzi area few ways to spice up the space even if it does not dramatically increase your home’s value. For sellers, it’s tricky to find a balance so don’t over-customize your home as every buyer has different tastes.


At Realty Executives By Realty Choice, we provide a complimentary market analysis of your Springfield MO home. Talk to us about listing and marketing your home in the hot real estate market. For more tips on how to boost home worth, please contact us today.