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Increasing the Value of Your Home: 1

Saturday, June 6th, 2009

increase-1The housing market is an absolute disaster right now. Homes are staying on the market for months, even years at a time. More often than not, when you are trying to sell your house, you want it to get snatched up as quickly as possible — preferably for an amount that is at least somewhat close to the asking price. You are probably trying to buy something else yourself, after all. You need the money; you need the closer. So, what can you do to compensate for the state of the market? Believe it or not, there is a number of ways you can take matters into your own hands.

First of all, spruce up the outside of your home. Spend some time tidying up your front and back yards. Make sure it is clean of yard waste and trash, try to keep it mowed regularly, and get rid of all those unsightly weeds.

If you have the money to do so, even try a little landscaping. Plant some flowers, keep your hedges neatly trimmed. A house that looks great on the outside is going to draw a lot more attention.