Curb appeal attracts homebuyers. With a new roof, you can sell your home faster and at a price that’s favorable to both you and the buyer.
In this article, we discuss the benefits of replacing your roof before putting your home up for sale.
Lower Chance of Getting Passed by Potential Buyers
If your roof has stains, missing shingles or severe wear and tear, potential buyers may skip your home and look for better options. Unless your property is low-priced and you can find buyers willing to overlook a bad roof, you’re likely to receive no inquiries until you repair or replace your roof.
Remember, a property that’s in good condition is more marketable. You can leverage your new roof to attract potential buyers and convince them that your home is the best choice.
Less Work for the Buyer
Typically, buyers want a functional and move-in-ready property. A house with a new roof assures them that the property is in good condition, and they don’t have to worry about immediate or costly repairs. If you give buyers peace of mind, they will buy your home quickly and won’t negotiate further.
During a roof replacement, you’re likely to get an updated look for your roofing system. For instance, you can opt for asphalt shingles with a slate-like appearance. With this unique appeal, getting a new roof can make your home stand out in the market.
Good Results from Home Inspection
During the assessment, the inspector checks for issues in the roof and suggests repairs before they cause severe damage to the property. Before selling your house, make sure any roofing problems are detected and addressed. Potential buyers may back out if they find out that your roof is in bad shape.
Let our experts at Up and Above Contractors, LLC help with your roof repair and replacement needs. For consultations or project estimates, call us at (973) 300-0636, or complete our contact form. Our service areas include Sussex, Morris and Warren counties.