Adding a Fireplace Can Make it Easier to Sell Your Home

Long gone are the days when adding a fireplace to your current residence was a major undertaking. Now the hardest part of adding a radiant gas fireplace to your home is deciding its location. And, if you are considering putting your home on the market, a fireplace is a great selling point.

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With ventless fireplaces one of the fastest growing amenities requested in a home, think outside the box when it comes to location. That bare wall in the master suite is the perfect spot for a safe and easy to install radiant gas fireplace. You could also include a double sided unit to divide an oversized combination dining/living room.

Looking for that special wow factor? Instead of traditional wood-like logs consider gas tips or river stones for the flames to rise out from. That certainly makes a great first impression with potential homebuyers.

Data from the National Center for Real Estate Research has determined having a fireplace may increase your home’s value by up to 12 percent and nationwide over 10 percent of prospective buyers are requesting to be shown properties complete with fireplaces.

Need more information on installing a new fireplace? Please contact Valor Fireplaces today.

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