A website owned by a real estate marketing firm has an article with nine simple do it yourself tips on how to increase the value of a home up for sale. Examples include installing dimmer switch mechanisms, putting in a new door, repainting the rooms, and power washing the exterior of the house to give it a fresh appearance. Each tip is described in a paragraph accompanied by a color photo and some embedded links. Readers are invited to comment at the end of the article. There were 13 responses.
- One easy, inexpensive way to add value to your home is to install dimmer switches.
- Upgrading a property’s front door adds eye appeal and monetary value, with an average value return of over 90 percent.
- Upgrade your property’s flooring by sanding, polishing and using attractive rugs and carpeting.
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