There are many things you can do to increase the value of your home if you plan to sell it in the near future. It won't take a full renovation to make your home worth more on an appraisal. Here are some of the best ways you can easily increase your home value.

New Paint

A coat of paint may not do much on an appraisal, but to the buyer, it can make a difference. This is a hectic thing for a new owner to deal with. Sometimes, it's as simple as taking your personalized colours and changing them to something more neutral before you sell the home.


New carpet may actually help increase the value of your home. It will certainly help with the appeal and is another hassle for new buyers to replace.

Redo the Kitchen

The kitchen can certainly help add value, if you redo and replace anything old. Cabinets, appliances, flooring and other parts of the kitchen can add value to your home with upgrades and updates.

Redo the Bathrooms

Maybe the easiest way to add value to your home is by updating the bathrooms. This area of the home will not only add physical value, but also appeal for buyers. A new bathroom can make a difference on an appraisal, especially if it's expanded or luxury items are added.

Make your Home More Energy Efficient

Energy efficient homes are very popular and they make a big difference for buyers. By replacing the furnace, air conditioning and other systems of the home, you can add value and keep the energy costs to a minimum.

Along with these tips, you can do many things to increase the curb appeal, such as declutter your home, a little landscaping and better organization. When you do these things and you stage correctly, you have a better opportunity to sell your home faster and for a higher price.

Posted by Serena Kolida on
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