Millennials are buying up property faster than it can be advertised in certain parts of California. Older purchasers are migrating into other locations. If you’re selling a smaller house or condo, you could discover that older buyers are ideal, and there are a few changes you can do to pique their interest. Check them out, and then call Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties at 310-373-0021 for further home selling advice.
Enhance your laundry room’s accessibility
Many house buyers would prefer not to wash laundry on the stairs, while elderly purchasers insist that it is a requirement. According to one poll, 68 percent of moderate-income house purchasers and 69 percent of high-income home buyers would choose a main-floor laundry room over a garage or basement.
Larger laundry rooms on the ground level are becoming more common in newer houses, and they also serve as a drop zone for coats, handbags, and other accessories. To make access even easier, some homes feature a laundry room linked to the master bedroom.
Make a walk-in shower out of your shower
In the master bathroom, more than three out of four respondents with a modest income indicated they wanted both a shower stall and a tub. When it comes to elderly people, though, a simple shower is plenty. In most cases, elderly persons do not want to (or are unable to) get into or out of a bathtub. It’s easy for them to get in if you only have a shower stall. Install grip bars and a molded seat to provide interest.
Installing a Smart Thermostat is a great way to save money on your heating and cooling bills
While it is a common misconception that older buyers dislike technology, the fact is that most individuals have been using mobile phones and computers on a daily basis for long enough that today’s seniors are more tech-savvy than those only a few years ago. Installing a house thermostat allows them to maintain their desired temperature while saving money.
For seniors concerned about the ongoing costs of maintaining their house, particularly electricity rates, this can be a valuable addition. For seniors on a limited income, the prospect of seeing their heating and cooling expenditures change dramatically throughout the year is enough to make them reconsider purchasing a house.
These are just a few of the ways you may attract older purchasers to your house – and these features can also appeal to buyers of various ages. If you have any questions regarding your best alternatives for selling or purchasing a house, call Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties at 310-373-0021 for assistance.