How to Make Smart Investments in Your New Home

How to Make Smart Investments in Your New Home

By becoming a homeowner, you’ve begun to acquire what could be a significant asset. Of course, a home isn’t an asset until it makes you money. To increase the chances of your new home making you money, focus on making smart investments.

How to Make Smart Investments in Your New Home: Energy Savings

Everyone loves a bargain. You can invest in your home and create your own bargain by focusing some of your efforts on creating energy savings. Over time this can save you money on your monthly electricity bill. That might come in the form of energy efficient appliances, light bulbs, heating and cooling systems, alternative forms of energy, or a combination of the above. Solar panels are becoming an increasingly popular source of energy savings. Of course, it’s important to decide if solar is right for you before you go adding it to your house. It might be a good fit for you, but on the other hand, it might not. You don’t want to be paying for a system that isn’t working for you.

Waterproofing

A home is arguably the biggest purchase you’ll make during your lifetime. As such, it’s important to take steps to protect it from damage. One of the ways you can do this is by waterproofing your home. Standing water that isn’t quickly cleaned up can lead to expensive repairs later. Keep in mind that waterproofing is different from damp proofing. Damp proofing protects your home against soil moisture. If you need to protect your home against greater levels of water, you’ll need to go beyond damp proofing to waterproofing.

How to Make Smart Investments in Your New Home: Upgrading Your Kitchen

Kitchen upgrades are popular for a reason. Kitchens are often considered the heart of a home. It’s where cooking happens, casual dining takes place, and where people can simply bond over good food. There’s a good chance that you’ll spend a lot of time in your kitchen, so it’s important to make it one that works for you. Consider the layout. Does it make sense and create a good flow? Do you have enough light to work safely? Do you have the space you need? If the answer is no, you might want to invest some time and money into fixing that.

Your home is an important investment in your life, and one that will hopefully pay off down the road. Make smart investments in this investment by prioritizing energy savings, protecting it through waterproofing it, and upgrading your kitchen. These improvements will make your home more enjoyable for you to live in and help you get the most out of your home.

Looking for a new home to invest in? Find one in our listings!

 Steelbridge Realty LLC  is a Licensed Real Estate Brokerage that utilizes cutting-edge marketing techniques and data-driven Real Estate solutions in today’s ever-changing environment. Our group of professionals have decades of experience and have navigated through many business cycles. Our diverse background gives us the tools to guide people towards successful decisions.

 



$159,999
Multi-Family For Sale
Pending
5
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2640 Saint Charles St
Fort Myers, FL 33916
EVANS ADDITION Subdivision
$82,900
Townhouse For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
875
SQFT
Palm Frond Condo #2B
1165 Palm Ave 2b
North Fort Myers, FL 33903
$91,500
Condo For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
930
SQFT
1006 Tropic Ter
North Fort Myers, FL 33903
TROPIC TERRACE Subdivision
$69,900
Land For Sale
Active
0.23
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
1817 NE 23rd Ave
Cape Coral, FL 33909
CAPE CORAL Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$151,900
Townhouse For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,260
SQFT
Parkwoods Townhouse Community #4
12336 Woodrose Ct 4
Fort Myers, FL 33907
$267,995
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending
4
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,764
SQFT
1306 SE 37th St
Cape Coral, FL 33904
CAPE CORAL Subdivision
$249,900
Multi-Family For Sale
Active
6
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3016-3018 Wallace Ave
Lehigh Acres, FL 33973
LEHIGH ACRES Subdivision
$135,000
Mobile Home For Sale
Pending
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,002
SQFT
19215 Arrowhead Ln
North Fort Myers, FL 33903
LAKE FAIRWAYS COUNTY CLUB Subdivision
$134,995
Mobile Home For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
958
SQFT
9945 Lake Fairways Blvd
North Fort Myers, FL 33903
LAKE FAIRWAYS COUNTY CLUB Subdivision
$12,500
Land For Sale
Pending
0.231
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
2816 NW 6th Ave
Cape Coral, FL 33993
NOT APPLICABLE Subdivision
$269,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,483
SQFT
1613 NW 5th St
Cape Coral, FL 33993
CAPE CORAL Subdivision
$249,900
Multi-Family For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
5148-5150 24th St SW
Lehigh Acres, FL 33973
LEHIGH ACRES Subdivision
$144,900
Mobile Home For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
918
SQFT
19847 Eagle Trace Ct
North Fort Myers, FL 33903
PINE LAKES COUNTRY CLUB Subdivision
$175,000
Land For Sale
Active
0.23
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
4127 Oasis Blvd
Cape Coral, FL 33914
CAPE CORAL Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$229,999
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,607
SQFT
3213 16th St SW
Lehigh Acres, FL 33976
LEHIGH ACRES Subdivision
$215,900
Land For Sale
Active
0.914
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
17107 Serengeti Cir
Alva, FL 33920
SERENGETI Subdivision
New Listing - 6 days online
$999,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
6,090
SQFT
17301 Palm Beach Blvd
Alva, FL 33920
ALVA Subdivision
New Listing - a week online
$120,000
Mobile Home For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
826
SQFT
4915 Needlefish Ln
St. James City, FL 33956
PINE ISLAND COVE Subdivision
New Listing - 3 days online
$214,900
Multi-Family For Sale
Active
6
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
505-507 E 12th St
Lehigh Acres, FL 33972
LEHIGH ACRES Subdivision
New Listing - a week online
$179,999
Villa For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,341
SQFT
444 Bethany Village Cir
Lehigh Acres, FL 33936
VILLAGES OF BETHANY - VILLAGES OF BETHANY TRACE Subdivision
$69,900
Land For Sale
Active
1.01
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
21910 N River Rd
Alva, FL 33920
ALVA Subdivision
New Listing - yesterday
$4,650
Land For Sale
Active
0.23
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
825 Foxtail St
Lehigh Acres, FL 33974
LEHIGH ACRES Subdivision
New Listing - yesterday
$4,999
Land For Sale
Active
0.235
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
327 Lester Ave S
Lehigh Acres, FL 33974
LEHIGH ACRES Subdivision
New Listing - yesterday
$5,750
Land For Sale
Active
0.216
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
1159 Augusta St E
Lehigh Acres, FL 33974
LEHIGH ACRES Subdivision
New Listing - yesterday
$5,500
Land For Sale
Active
0.228
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
505 Columbus Blvd S
Lehigh Acres, FL 33974
LEHIGH ACRES Subdivision
New Listing - yesterday
$4,995
Land For Sale
Active
0.229
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
1116 Florence St E
Lehigh Acres, FL 33974
LEHIGH ACRES Subdivision
New Listing - yesterday
$5,500
Land For Sale
Active
0.226
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
1239 Count St E
Lehigh Acres, FL 33974
LEHIGH ACRES Subdivision
$64,900
Land For Sale
Pending
0.25
ACRES
COLLIER
COUNTY
205 S 2nd St
Immokalee, FL 34142
IMMOKALEE INDUSTRIAL PARK Subdivision

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