Fact: You can only binge so many episodes of Selling Sunset, Get Organized with The Home Edit and Tidying Up with Marie Kondo before you start envisioning your own home overhaul. Thankfully, custom closets and pantries have become way more affordable, and some of these organizational upgrades provide an added bonus: becoming major selling points when you go to list your home on the market. (Psst: If you’re thinking of doing so, the market’s the hottest it’s been in 14 years—especially if you live in the Midwest.)
We talked with professional organizers and real estate brokers to uncover which updates, exactly, can help you earn top dollar for your home down the road. Here’s where they recommend focusing your energy.