How to increase the value of your home without spending a lot of money

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02/06/2015 | Author: Editorial Staff

Sellers, would you clear up the clutter in your home if you could increase your asking price by 3% to 5%? A survey done by the Consumer Reports National Research Center shows that this and other easy changes will do just that.

According to Consumer Reports, basic cleaning and decluttering, simple kitchen and bathroom upgrades, painting the right spaces, and sprucing up your curb appeal are all low-cost investments that can land you hundreds of dollars in return.

Get tips on what fixes to make, the cost if you do them yourself or hire an expert, and how much of a return you get on those investments in “Top 5 ways to boost the value of your home” from Consumer Reports.

Categories: Research, Sellers
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