One of the first things people ask to see when they are checking out real estate for sale is the kitchen. There are so many things you can do to remodel and update your kitchen, you might not know where to begin. To help you in your decision, let’s take a look at a few different kitchen remodeling tips that could help with your real estate for sale.


Countertops are one of the first things people notice in a kitchen. You can choose to do them all the same or mix it up. For example, if you have a standalone island, you can use a wooden butcher block countertop and a different color for the rest of the kitchen. Granite is still a popular material, but slate, marble, tile, and concrete are also great for counter surfaces.


Adding a tin tile backsplash makes for a great do it yourself project. It can be done for close to $100 and the reflective tiling brightens up the room. It is easy to clean and it comes in several finishes to match your appliances. The clean look of subway tiles is also still on trend for today’s updated kitchen.

Use your Wall Space

The use of wall space is especially helpful in smaller kitchens. Use your backsplash to incorporate more storage space. You can also use pre-made shelves, racks and hooks to hang a variety of utensils or to stow away appliances.

Install a New Faucet

New faucets not only add a little extra something aesthetically, but they also add new functionality that older models do not have. Make sure all water is turned off to the house before you begin renovations. This is also a simple job you can do on your own.

Open Shelves

People love rooms that look like they are very spacious and kitchens are no exception to that rule. Try using open shelves in place of some of your cabinets to expose more of your walls for a roomier look to your kitchen.

For more tips or questions about real estate for sale in Arizona contact me, Big Mike, today at (480) 720-0730.