As owners remodel and buyers look for that perfect home, with the prospect of entertaining guests in the near future, entertainment updates are gaining in popularity. The top entertainment updates to a home with the potential for the largest return on investment are centering around the backyard, basement, and kitchen. Backyard A fire pit with a bench or couch ranks as the number one backyard entertainment feature. Real estate pros surveyed cited this as a top upgrade among h
Lighting matters for making strong impressions. In a 2020 survey of 1,000 real estate professionals conducted by HomeLight, a real estate referral company, 45% of respondents said a home with outdated light fixtures can be a big turnoff to potential buyers. Decorative light fixtures—often referred to as the “jewelry” of home design—and natural light can instantly change the feel and look of a space. Home stagers offer up ways to help find the right light for your properties.