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How to Successfully Increase Your Homes Value With Easy Upgrades

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Maybe you don’t want to add upgrades to your home which are a bit costly. Though you possibly still want to increase your home’s value and gain a future return on your investment. Some of the most cost effective options can definitely boost your home’s curb appeal and you don’t have to break your bank account while doing it. Here you can learn about a few ideas which can help you gain what you are looking for to leave a better impression of your home. When you add the extra effort you should look at the value of your property to see how much it has appreciated if you are considering selling.

Use a little paint

Take the time to give your home a fresh coat of paint and a new pop of color. Even if you merely want to paint it a different color to make it stand out from the other houses in your neighbourhood. The character that it brings to your home adds that extra appeal because the exterior of a home is just as important as the interior and is the preview to what would be waiting inside.  

Make a move to green real estate

If you go towards a greener and more sustainable move then it can help boost your home’s value. The way that you can do this is to target the small things in your property by changing the lights to be more sustainable. You can also implement more natural light and if the installed windows that you may want to add are facing the sun it will be a central heating system during the summertime. A sunroom can be another option if you want to go that route and don’t mind slightly higher expenses. These bring in nature to your home without the bugs.

Look into landscaping

Landscaping is a great way to add curb appeal with ease. The plants that you buy should be relatively low maintenance and native to your area. If the lawn does not need any new plants that you may want to bring in for extra visuals then consider watering what you do have growing in your garden. Water them regularly and ensure that the lawn is kept clean with minimal weeds growing in different spots. 

Invest in rainwater tanks

Water is an important resource to have in our lives and rainwater tanks go a long way. With so many environmental issues rapidly affecting our lives in the little ways many people have taken to conserving and recycling what they can help with. When rainwater is harvested it helps not only save water but it can be a cost effective way of providing water for gardens, watering lawns, cleaning the car, washing the dogs, flushing the toilet and filling the kettle. The first step is to install rainwater tanks to collect it, but if you also think about other ingenious ways of harvesting rainwater and how it benefits homeowners this article will be useful. Every drop of water that falls on your roof is an asset, so let’s consider how to maximize that asset.


Melissa is a young and energetic writer, a mom to a sweet little boy, and a fur-mom to two perfect pooches. Before becoming the Associate Content Director for Project Female, she was a journalist specializing in topics related to women in politics and policy affecting women.

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