How To Tell When It's Time For New Floors

“If you and your broker notice it as a flaw and something that needs to be updated, you can be sure the buyer will, too,” said Aimee Scher, a real estate sales representative at Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Manhattan. So in most cases, she said, it is probably a good idea to replace the tile.

But you should consider the condition of the rest of the home, and your asking price. If other parts of your home require work, and you plan to set the asking price below similar properties, it may make sense to leave it as is.

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