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Three Tips to Increase the Value of Your Home

Front Yard view of House

Say goodbye to guessing and wondering if what you are doing is really making a difference. With this plan, you will see real results and progress!

Improve Your Curb Appeal

Most people know that a first impression is crucial. It is no different when it comes to houses. Walk down the street, turn around and ask yourself, “Does my house have curb appeal?” Does your home look attractive, welcoming and structurally sound at first glance? If the answer is no, then you are leaving a bad first impression. Brainstorm ways to enhance the appearance of your home. If you have a long walkway try adding flowers or lanterns to it. You want the outside of your home to look so pleasant that the potential buyer cannot wait to see the inside.

Upgrade Your Kitchen

If you ask any real estate expert what upgrade will produce the greatest return, they will say kitchen every time. After all, the kitchen is where you spend the most time and come together to enjoy meals as a family. Upgrading your kitchen doesn’t mean you have to break the bank. Do a mini-remodel. A fresh paint job, adding an island, hanging a pot rack (and buying some new pots!) or upgrading your appliances are all budget-friendly ways to spruce up your kitchen. The key is to grab the buyer’s attention when they walk in.

Small Improvements Pay Off

Most people would be surprised to hear that sprucing up your home’s décor or doing small renovation projects increase your home’s value. Start by making two lists, one that increases your home’s value and one that reflects improvements you want to make, but may not need. Upgrades to increase your home’s value may consist of replacing old faucets, windows, lighting and doors. Upgrades for your “wants” include furniture, artwork, and electronics around your house.

The opinions voiced in this material are for general information only and are not intended to provide specific advice or recommendations for any individual.