Modernize Kitchen and Bathrooms

5 Upgrades that Can Increase the Value of Your Home

Improving your home is the most logical first step toward maximizing the financial value of your home, since keeping things up-to-date is the only way that the home gains short-term value. The key is keeping the home in a position of maximum value to potential buyers, regardless of whether you are considering selling now or in the future. To optimize your investment, review these five home upgrades that can increase the value of your home.

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Home Improvements: Why You Should Make Them Now

5 Reasons to Invest in Home Improvement Now

With the end of the recession nowhere in sight, you may have pushed those home improvements and renovations you’ve been wanting to make to the bottom of your priority list.However, now might actually be the best time to invest money in your home. Here are five reasons why you should start tackling your home improvements today, way before you even think about selling.

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Should You Buy a New Home or Remodel Your Existing Home?

Buy a New Home or Remodel Your Existing One?

In a housing market that has gone haywire, many homeowners are debating within their own heads or even aloud with spouses or roommates: should we move or make improvements to the home we already own? The truth of the matter is that more homeowners are choosing to stay and fix up their own home rather than move – even though the price of buying a new home is relatively inexpensive right now.

Find out the pros and cons of both moving and remodeling so you can make the decision that is right for you and your family.

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Should You Do It Yourself?

5 Ways to Decide If a Project Is DIY-Worthy

You’re handy and self-sufficient, but you’re also busy living and working. When that home improvement project comes up, how do you decide if you should tackle it yourself or hire someone else to do it? This handy list of questions will help you determine if your project is right for doing it yourself or if your time might be better spent elsewhere.

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Improve Your Home's Curb Appeal to Increase Its Resale Value

How to Increase the Resale Value of Your Home

If you’re thinking about selling your home, you’re undoubtedly thinking about the sale price of your home, too. If you don’t know already, you’re probably wondering what your home is worth. Maybe you’ve talked to a Realtor, he’s done a market analysis and come back to you with a suggested sale price. Are you happy with that price? If you’d like to add a few more dollars, here are some things you can do to increase the re-sale value of your home.

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How to Repair Winter Home Damage

After the Storm: How to Spot and Repair Winter Damage to Your Home

It’s been a very long winter. In fact, many cities had record snowfall and ice totals. The US was hit with one large winter storm after another. We thought it would never come, but spring is on its way. With April coming, we can begin to look forward to the spring flowers bursting with color and the sound of birds chirping. If only it were that simple. When the sun and warmer temperatures come and begin to melt the record snow accumulations, be prepared to find damage to your home and landscape from this long rough winter.

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