Some the features that increase property values are obvious-like a remodeled bathroom, a modern kitchen, or a sought-after neighborhood. But here are a few features and circumstances you have not have realized can affect property values.
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I really liked and understood these tips from this post. It could save a lot of time and encourages one to begin before a deadline!
After the kids head off to college, it doesn’t take long to realize how much extra space you have in your home. And most of that space is probably filled up with stuff. Now is the perfect time to downsize, simplify your life, and put some cash in your pocket. Free up your space with these top 10 downsizing tips. Your current home may have been perfect while the kids were growing up, but times change. Spend time thinking about what you want the future to hold for you. Downtown living? Less yard work? More travel? It’s up to you. (more…)
Should you currently own a home, you no doubt consciously stay aware of the apparent day-to-day normal wear and tear of your home. Updating and modernizing is of importance to maintaining the home’s value, but I am going to start with the basics of easy and cost-effective measures that help save before the major disasters occur. There is so much valuable information as to the maintenance and upkeep of a house available online; online is a great source to stay above water and on schedule with preserving your investment. I was lucky enough to get my awareness growing up.
I gained great insight about home caretaker-ship from my parents who included the children for the care of the family home. As any prepared team, here were their three main objectives our parents explained to us, in keeping the home in good condition: “A good roof,” “A dry foundation,” and “Early detection of the small problems.”