How A New Roof Can Add Resale Value to Your Home

by robbinsroofinginc on August 21, 2012

If the roof on your home is not in great shape and has been known to have a few leaks here and there during thunderstorms, then it is time to invest in a new roof. Having a new roof installed not only makes your home more durable, but it can also add to the value of the home if you should ever put it up for sale. Keep in mind that if your roof is already in great shape and doesn’t need replaced, don’t have a new roof installed because you will not get an increase in your property value. The value of your home can only be increased if the roof is heavily damaged and is in need to replacement due to leaks and structural problems.

residential roofs can add resale value to your home A new roof can drastically increase the resale value of your home.

Having a new roof installed to your home can make selling your property a lot easier than if you put the house on the market while the roof is in disrepair. A new roof makes potential buyers know that that is one less thing to worry about after they purchase the house and they can also feel at ease knowing that the house does not have any water damage or current leaking problems. By making your home a lot more marketable by improving the roof, you can add thousands to the value of your home which can give you a bigger and better deal if you ever decide to sell your house.

By increasing the value of your home, you can also be eligible for better insurance rates and your property appraisal will go up as well. With a higher appraisal and incredible insurance discount potential, roof replacement is a great way to quickly add that value to your home without spending much of your own money. If you have a great insurance provider and find a roofing contractor that is willing to work with your insurance company, you may even get this huge investment done on your home for free. Of course, you have to check your insurance policy to see if this is possible and make sure the damage of the roof has been done by causes covered on your insurance. With a roof replacement that doesn’t have to cost too much, you can be assured that your home will increase in value by thousands of dollars (maybe more depending on the square footage and location of the property), and will make your home a lot more marketable and appealing to realtors and potential buyers if you ever decide to put your home on the market.

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