How Does Your Driveway Affect Your Home’s Resale Potential?

Great info from Steve, Iowahomeloans!

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When you’re shopping for a home, there’s something a lot of first-time buyers neglect to put much thought into: the driveway. It’s just the thing you park your car on, or the route into the garage, right? Wrong. The driveway can actually have a big impact on your home’s resale potential. Before you set your heart on a particular home, make sure you’re not going to have driveway issues.

 

What Type of Surface is the Driveway?

Surface is a much bigger deal than most first-time home buyers realize. Blacktop and concrete driveways are the most desirable; a blacktop or concrete driveway in good repair is something that most people won’t look twice at. Which is a good thing. In some communities, where many of the homes don’t have blacktop or concrete driveways, crushed bluestone is acceptable.

But gravel driveways are definitely a minus when it comes to making a…

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