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Making your home more appealing to buyers is a fundamental way of selling your property for more when the time comes to put it on the market, but it can be difficult to achieve if you don’t have a lot of money in the bank, right? Wrong.
There are so many things you can do to make your home more valuable on a small budget, and if you plan to sell any time soon, you should probably do at least a few of them to maximize your financial returns.
Okay, so what exactly can you do to make your home more valuable on a budget?
Increase curb appeal
Making a good first impression can boost the value of your home by more than you would think, and can be as simple as giving the exterior doors a fresh coat of paint. If you have a bit more money to spare, painting the walls will also help, as will jetwashing the whole outdoor area.
Fix up the garden
In a similar vein, fixing up the garden by mowing the lawn, trimming the hedges, and ensuring that any plants and flowers you have are in decent shape, will make a huge amount of difference. No one wants to buy a house with an unruly yard that will take them an age to clear up, so by doing this yourself, which doesn’t necessarily have to cost you a single penny, you can increase the value of your home, and make selling it a much easier process.
Get rid of the clutter
No matter how impressive your home actually is, if it’s packed with clutter, most estate agents will tell you, potential buyers are not going to be able to see it in all its glory or envision themselves living there. So, what you’re going to want to do is get rid of as much clutter as you can. This is also a good way to make some cash because you can sell any clutter that’s in good condition, but which you no longer need. Donate the rest if you can, and trash anything that’s beyond help. Once you’ve done this, your home will look bigger, lighter, and brighter and that is always going to be valuable.
Refresh the bathroom
Regrout the tiles, give the whole place a thorough scrubbing and if you can afford to do so, maybe replace the faucets, just to give the bathroom a fresh new feel without spending more than a few dollars on the process.
Refresh the kitchen too
A kitchen renovation may be out of your budget range, but there are still lots of things you can do to improve the kitchen and make it more saleable, From repairing the cabinets to refreshing the tickles, anything that makes the kitchen sparkle will add value to your home, and these days, there are so many kitchen DIY tutorials that it’s a lot easier to do a good job than you may think.
When you sell your home, you want to get the best price possible, so be sure to make your home more valuable first!