Spring in Houston means that many homebuyers are on the prowl looking for their next house. If your home is on the market, you may want to consider getting its roof replaced, or at least repaired. We understand if you’re hesitant to spend on a home you’re about to sell, but think of it this way: Giving your home a new or repaired roof can be a huge draw in the real estate market.
Doubting the worth of roofing Houston TX homes for sale? Check out these benefits:
- A new or repaired roof adds another marketable asset to your home.
Houston is in a direct hurricane area; you can expect that homebuyers here are concerned about the quality of the roofs the homes they are looking at have. More often than not, a home with a new roof will get a better offer than a house with 10-year old roof.
- A new roof will keep the price of your property from dipping drastically.
While a new roof will not necessarily add value to the price of your home, it will keep the price from dipping. This is especially important if your home has been listed for months. Homes that have been in the market for a month or more see a drastic decrease in their selling price. Having a new roof will keep your home from suffering the same fate.
- A new or repaired roof will keep selling inconveniences to a minimum.
Homebuyers are a picky bunch. The sale of your home isn’t final even if you received an offer you agree with. Most homebuyers will ask the city building inspector to check the quality of your home – roofing included – before finalizing the purchase. If found wanting, you may be required to get your roof repaired or replaced. The buyers may also ask you to lower the price more before the contract is signed if they have to get the roof fixed before they can move in.
Many roof repair services are inexpensive. You can also get an affordable quote for a roof replacement project. If you’re interested in roofing a Houston TX home for sale, give us a call at (281) 358-2553.