Sounds like all the plumbing is in place so I would just put another dishwasher in. It's a negative not having one for young people. Also, my experience with renters is it's a place for putting dirty dishes otherwise it winds up in the sink or countertop which results in roach problems.
130k listing price I would leave it as it is
Out here it's as essential as a toilet.
Depends on your market… However assuming the plumbing is in place I would put one in.
I am including all appliances in my flip right now, I bought them refurbished to not break the bank but am confident they'll give the new owners years of worry free use. Not sure what the ROI will be, but my rationale was that if I cut costs on something obvious like leaving out appliances, a buyer may wonder where else I've decided to cut costs.
Plus moving is stressful and the fewer things they have to worry about in their new home the sooner they can enjoy it.
Plus Plus I'm going for top dollar and I'll take every initiative I can to insight a bidding war over the most desirable house in the neighborhood... lol I can dream can't I
In my market, dish washers are extremely common. Since you are trying to push the ARV as high as possible, while still hitting budget, stainless steel appliances can help achieve that goal. They do not cost a whole bunch more than the baseline models and they will help you hit that high appraisal.
@Andy Sabisch why on gods green earth would you REMOVE a dishwasher and it’s plumbing? Just for one extra cabinet.
First, that would be an added expense from a plumber you don’t need.
Second, at least in my market, a house without a dishwasher would be dead on arrival.
Buy a new dishwasher for 3-400. It’s money wel spent.
Absolutely a dishwasher look for clearance and sale items I just found a half price stainless one at my local lowes in clearance.
One more thing to break or malfunction that you will be responsible for. Depends on the area, the type of clientel, etc.....
Certainly not a high ticket item....
Appreciate all the feedback . . . . found one at clearance at Lowe's for $130 (dented on the side which you never see) so it was less than the cabinet woudl have been. Asked initially because I have probably used the one in the houses I have owned myself maybe 6 times in 10 years but as you said, expectations and a selling feature. Plumbing is there . . . might as well make use of it.
You can get an inexpensive dishwasher for under $500 at Lowe's. If $500 kills your deal, you have other problems.
Add the dishwasher. Even in one bedroom apartments tenants get excited about a dishwasher.