Adding decorative millwork to your home's exterior in a style that complements its architecture can pay for itself – and then some. A recent survey suggests homeowners who choose Fypon polyurethane decorative millwork could significantly improve the perceived value of their home.*
“Curb appeal is very important to a lot of
buyers, actually most buyers prefer something that looks just as appealing on the outside as it does on the inside.”
-Homeowner Survey Respondent
Decorative millwork can impact the perceived value of a home. In a recent survey, real estate agents were shown images of various homes which had been modified to add Fypon polyurethane millwork.
Depending on home style and type of millwork, the survey showed real estate agents' perceived value of a home could increase by as much as 21%. That’s a potential increase of up to $63,000 on a $300,000 home.
According to most real estate agents and trade professionals, curb appeal is one of the top three factors for home buyers.*
Decorative millwork can help enhance and highlight your home’s architectural style while adding curb appeal.
87% of home buyers say they rely on photos when house hunting.**
This means pictures that highlight a home’s curb are crucial to get potential buyers interested.
Make a great first impression, whether it’s with friends and family or prospective buyers. How attractive a home is from the exterior tends to set expectations for the interior and beyond.
Each Fypon product is engineered for ease of installation, low maintenance, consistent quality and long-lasting performance. Discover endless possibilities with Fypon polyurethane millwork products.
“It adds a nice finishing touch to the house. It's like adding curtains to a window or hanging a painting on a blank wall.”
-Homeowner Survey Respondent
A recent survey suggests accentuating a home’s architectural style with decorative millwork can be the tipping point between a sale or no sale. In fact, 40% of surveyed consumers said they were more likely to buy a home with enhanced decorative millwork like what is offered by Fypon.
“These are the kinds of details that leave the consumer believing that extra care was given on the details inside the home as well.”
-Realtor Survey Respondent
We wanted to find out how big a difference a Fypon polyurethane decorative millwork can make on a home’s perceived value. So, we asked an independent research firm to reach out to 252 real estate agents across the U.S. In the survey, they were shown images of various homes, including some that had been modified with Fypon polyurethane millwork.
When shown photos of the front exterior, they estimated homes with Fypon to be about 21% more valuable on average. Depending on home style and type of millwork, the survey showed real estate agents’ perceived value of a home could increase by as much as 21%. That’s a potential increase of up to $63,000 on a $300,000 home.
Decorative millwork can help enhance and highlight your home’s architectural style while adding curb appeal. According to most real estate agents and trade professionals in a recent survey, “curb appeal” is one of the top three factors for home buyers. 40% of consumers said they were more likely to buy a home with enhanced decorative millwork like what is offered by Fypon.*
*Not a guarantee of investment returns, increase in value or selling price. See 2021 Fypon National Home Valuation Study surveying real estate agents about perceived home value estimates based on exterior appearance. Not based on actual home sales data. Results may vary based on region, millwork style and home style. Study was commissioned by Fypon and conducted by the Farnsworth Group, an independent research provider.
**Source: National Association of Realtors, “2020 Profile of Home Buys and Sellers”