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Affordable Updates That Add Value to Your Home

Homeownership is a serious commitment. Whether you just purchased a new home, or are considering selling your property in the near future, it’s never too early to start thinking about ways to upsell. Investing and making updates to your property may add monetary value once you decide to sell.

Below are some tips on how to upgrade your home without overspending.

Choose a Neutral Color Paint

Some home repairs can be as simple as choosing the right color paint. If you plan on living at your current address for years to come, you have the flexibility to choose any color pattern you wish – no matter how eccentric or personal.

But if you’re thinking of reselling soon, we recommend neutral colors that will appeal to more buyers. That way you won’t have to scramble to paint over unconventional shades or designs.

Make Basic Repairs

We’re all super busy with our jobs, families, and everyday responsibilities. However, if there’s a screen door or broken pipe that needs fixing, handle it as soon as possible.

Simple repairs shouldn’t take too much time, so take care of it before you put your home up for sale.

Update Fixtures

At open houses, buyers like to turn on lights, faucets and door knobs. Keep track of outdated or broken fixtures. Inexpensive pieces like chandeliers and lights from bargain stores can help upgrade your home and give it a modern look.

Go Eco-friendly

Save costs by making your home more energy efficient. Simple upgrades like adding weather strips to doors to keep drafts out, or more elaborate ones like installing solar panels or a tankless water heater can save costs.

Improve Your Landscaping

Well-landscaped yards can add much value to your property. Hiring a professional landscaping company may help sell your home at a higher price. Beautifying your lawn will also help with stormwater management, allowing for proper drainage to prevent flooding during heavy rains or melting snow.