25 Ways To Dramatically Increase The Value Of Your Home

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Whether you are thinking of selling your home—or just want to spruce it up—here are some inexpensive ways to increase the value of your home. Some require plain old elbow grease. Some require you spend a little bit of money. However, each suggestion offered will take less than a day to complete (unless you consider yourself “home-improvement challenged”).

  1. Cut bushes, trim trees, edge sidewalks and driveways
  2. Install matching light fixtures
  3. Refinish or paint your front door
  4. Refinish your hardwood and tile floors
  5. Clean out the clutter—everywhere
  6. Shampoo your carpets
  7. Power wash the exterior of your home
  8. Install matching switch plates and outlet covers
  9. Replace doorknobs
  10. Reseal your concrete or asphalt driveway
  11. Oil your door hinges
  12. Replace your doorbell
  13. Paint your kitchen, living rooms & bathrooms
  14. Add crown molding
  15. Install a new mailbox
  16. Get rid of weeds growing in cracks in sidewalks & driveways
  17. Paint your front & back steps/deck
  18. Power wash sidewalks & patios
  19. Replace kitchen & bath with faucets that match
  20. Hang a mirror to create the illusion of more space
  21. Install new towel bars and toilet paper holders
  22. Paint your fence or railings
  23. Install new street numbers on your home
  24. Plant perennials/flowers
  25. Fertilize your lawn

Thinking of taking on a bigger home improvement project? Rates are still at historic lows, now may be an excellent time for you to refinance. Find out how much you can save with our instant refinance tool or download a free refinance guidebook to learn more.

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