5 Ways to Upgrade Your Home

Most home owners have a wish list of upgrades and maintenance activity for their residence. For someone who enjoys DIY activities, there are many small projects that can upgrade the look and functionality of your home for under $500.  Of course there are also bigger maintenance or upgrades that require a professional.  That can mean long range planning and budgeting.  Let’s look at a few ideas for inspiration:

 

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6 Ways to Boost Your Home’s Value

Everyone who owns a property starts thinking of improvements as soon as they buy it. Sometimes it’s just painting a few walls or the front door to make it more up-to-date or your style.  Unless you buy a totally renovated home or a new build, there are always things on a wish list for upgrades.  One thing you should always keep in mind when planning a renovation is the rate of return on your investment.  Some updates translate to an increased value in the home’s worth while others have little effect.  When you are planning to stay in the home for decades, the updates might just be to make it reflect your taste.  If you do intend to sell in the near future, it’s more important to make the property worth as much as possible. 

 

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