Ways to Increase Property Value

Business - Investments
By: ccard123    
19-Nov-2010

Introduction:These 5 ways to increase property value can be useful for a broad range of people. Whether you live in your home or rent your property, it is important to make sure that when it comes time to sell, you get as much money as possible.

  • 01

    Renovate the Kitchen

    Kitchen renovations increase property value more than any other type of renovation. Although they are usually expensive, they almost always pay for themselves when you find that they increase the price that you are able to sell your home for.

  • 02

    Renovate the Bathroom

    Bathroom renovations offer the second best value. A bathroom renovation will almost always increase the sale price of a house enough to pay for itself. Buyers simply like to move into a place with new bathrooms.

  • 03

    Build a Deck

    Especially if you live in a nice climate, building a deck can be a great way to increase the value of your home. Decks signal luxury. When potential buyers come to look at your house they will be able to picture relaxing with their family on the deck, and they will usually be willing to be pay more for the luxury.

  • 04

    Improve Your Landscaping

    Spending a little bit of time an money on the outside appearance of your house can go a long way to increase property value. The professionals will tell you that impressive curb appeal can make or break your attempts to sell a house.

  • 05

    Stage the House

    You'd be surprised how much a home value can rise by simply replacing your old decor with nice clean furnishings. You don't have to spend a ton, just focus on sprucing up the areas that look worn out.




Final Thoughts

If you can do any of these projects without hiring a handyman or contractor, you can save money, while increasing the value of your house substantially.


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Comments

  • dashboardc33 2/2/2012 Flag This Comment

    nice list!

  • litetender 1/13/2011 Flag This Comment

    Really great idea. I think you should write a five on why you should make improvement to your home BEFORE you decide to sell it so that you can enjoy the improvement before the house is sold!

  • goodselfme 11/22/2010 Flag This Comment

    Wonderful tips to help with the sale of real estate to increase property value. I am contemplating moving and will heed your good advice.

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