This 1936-built home got a remodel in time for New Year’s Day.

If a home is lingering on the market, one of the first strategies a Realtor will employ is the “price improvement.” It’s not a bad idea, as conventional wisdom says that if a home hasn’t sold, it’s a combination of some other factor and it lacking a price to match its desirability.

But in some cases, sellers throw down the cash to do something pretty smart: remodel.