Cheapt Tips to Increase the value of your Home

For most people, their home is their most expensive asset.  When you are trying to sell your home, it is important to get the most money that you can.  There are several ways you may be able to boost your home’s value for little expense.

 Revive the kitchen

The hub of most homes is the kitchen.  You can freshen the room by just replacing door handles and drawer pulls.  Paint is another easy way to freshen a room.  If your cabinets need a facelift, there a couple ways to do it without spending a ton of money.  You may be able to paint them or there  are now cabinet refacing kits that you can purchase to do it yourself.  Another easy fix in the kitchen is replacing light fixtures.

 Updating fixtures

Some easy ways to update the look of your home is to update light fixtures, door handles and switch plate and outlet covers.

 Another room that can be updated is the bathroom.  By replacing your sink with a pedestal sink can easily update the look.  Also, by replacing the toilet seat and installing new towel bars and other accessories can update the look of your bathroom.

 Clear the clutter

In some cases, it may make a difference to clear the clutter and minimize your belongings.  Also, professional carpet cleaning can make carpet that you think is past it prime to look new again.  When showing your home for sale it is usually advised to remove personal photos and other belongings.  You do not need to get rid of all of your belongings but it may be beneficial to put some things in storage when you are showing your home so people can picture their belonging in the home instead of yours.

 Tame the paint

If you have rooms in your home painted towards a personal preference it is easy to improve the value of your home by painting them a more neutral color that is geared towards more people.

 Making more room

If you have an extra space or a room without a closet, if you add a closet it could be considered another bedroom.  One of the main things people look for in a home is the number of bedrooms.  In many cases, the value increases with the number of available bedrooms.  A room needs to have a window and closet to be considered  a bedroom.

 Improve your curb appeal

The first thing people see of your home is the curb appeal so it is important to make it an inviting entrance.  Keep the lawn nicely manicured.  Also, trim any overgrown trees and bushes.