Do you have plans to sell your house at some point in the future? As you get ready to put your home on the market, it’s essential to take the quality of your roof into consideration and evaluate the need for a roof replacement or any repairs. Roof maintenance is heavily tied to a home’s value; therefore, investing in your roof will ultimately help you acquire the most equity within your home.
Here are two of the main reasons to keep your roof in top shape, especially if you’re planning to sell:
Preventing costly damages within your home
Making sure your roof remains in good condition is essential not only for preventing roof damage, but for preventing other major problems from occurring in your home – such as water leakage, attic or ceiling damage, poor insulation, interior mold, and rodent infestation, among many others. These issues can wreak havoc on your house and are likely to require an entirely different set of services beyond the scope of standard roofing repairs. Being proactive with maintaining your roof is critical for avoiding a multitude of other costly repairs that could potentially lower the value of your home even more than a damaged roof itself!
Increasing buyer appeal
In many ways, investing in your roof will make your home more marketable when you choose to sell. Realtors often promote a new or highly maintained roof as a major selling point to prospective buyers, presenting it as a major asset to the long-term value of the home. Buyers tend to be more attracted to houses in which they will not have to worry about any costly roofing repairs in the foreseeable future. It’s common for buyers to opt for a house with a newer roof when comparing to similar houses on the market with roofs in far less condition.
No matter what, your roof will always play a role in your home’s equity. Taking the necessary precautions to fully maintain your roof – whether through major or minor repairs – will always be beneficial to the long-term value of your home.
Improve Your Roof with AVA
Are you planning to put your house on the market? Contact AVA Roofing and learn how a new or improved roof can set you up for selling success!