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Easy Ways to Increase Your Home’s Value

June 6, 2017 by Leave a comment

Whether you’re planning to list your home for sale tomorrow or three years from now, it’s never too early to start making investments that will ultimately increase your home’s value. According to the 2017 Cost vs. Value report, you will get the best return on your investment (ROI) from major renovations including: new attic insulation,... View Article

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How to Find the Fair Market Value of Your House

May 24, 2016 by Leave a comment

If you’re planning to refinance or sell your home, perhaps the first thing you need to consider is how much it’s worth. Unfortunately, getting an accurate estimate of your home’s value today takes some homework. How accurate are online calculators? You’ve probably encountered calculators on real estate sites that make it look easy to value... View Article

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Secrets to Buying a Home that Will Appreciate Over Time

August 27, 2015 by Leave a comment

No one buys a home hoping its value will stay exactly the same for the next 30 years. In a healthy real estate market, most people just assume that their property will appreciate over time, even if only slightly. But, as many real estate investors already know, there are ways to pick out an especially promising... View Article

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How to Find Out What Your Home Is Really Worth

August 6, 2015 by Leave a comment

There’s no Kelly’s Blue Book for houses. Unlike cars, stocks, or commodities, every house is unique and has its own value reflecting age, size, location, condition, and features. For most homeowners, their home is their most valuable asset. They need to know its value to refinance their mortgage, their home, or plan their retirement or... View Article

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Five Tips to Increase Your Home’s Value

April 20, 2015 by Leave a comment

Like most people, you’ll probably buy several houses over your lifetime. And with each sale, you anticipate walking away with a profit, but this doesn’t always happen. Home values in the neighborhood can depreciate, and if your equity takes a hit, this affects the resale value of your property. Fortunately, there are several things you... View Article

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Increasing Home Value Part 1: 3 Projects to Instantly Add Value to Your Home

August 21, 2014 by Leave a comment

Homeowners constantly seek out new ways to build value to their homes. But adding value can come at a high price. Renovations and upgrades are expensive, and not all home projects promise a return on investment in the form of increased equity. Property owners on a tight budget need to pick and choose which improvements to make... View Article

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3 Things You Should Do Before Your Home Appraiser Shows Up

July 28, 2014 by Leave a comment

Pricing your home can be a tricky maneuver, requiring a knowledge of the market most homeowners don’t possess. For that reason, many real estate agents recommend a professional appraisal before putting a home up for sale. This appraisal will give a homeowner a firm idea of how much the market will bear, preventing him from selling his home... View Article

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