Home Improvement

Simple fixes and upgrades can have a large impact on your home's value. Our local experts help you identify what improvements are worth making to get your home list-ready.

8 Things You Can Skip Fixing When Selling a House
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8 Things You Can Skip Fixing When Selling a House

While you should do what you can to make your home appealing to buyers, there are some efforts that just don’t get you the most bang for your buck.

10 Things That Can Bring Down Your Property Value
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10 Things That Can Bring Down Your Property Value

Even if you don’t have the time or resources for major home improvements, you can at least try to avoid doing things that bring down property value.

Do You Need a Permit for That Remodel or Renovation Project?
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Do You Need a Permit for That Remodel or Renovation Project?

Always check for and get required permits. Failure to do so could result in stopped or stalled renovations, or later complicate or cancel a home sale.

How to Get Rid of That Old House Smell
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How to Get Rid of That Old House Smell

When mold is stinking up your home or you've had pets or visiting smokers leaving a scent, learn how to get things cleaned up and smelling fresh.

What's the Deal with Popcorn Ceilings?
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What's the Deal with Popcorn Ceilings?

It’s not a secret that popcorn ceilings are no longer in style, but you shouldn’t write them off so quickly.

How to Increase the Value of Your Home
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How to Increase the Value of Your Home

From small finishing touches to major additions, there are many ways to improve your home and make it more valuable.

Painting a Room or House: How Long Does It Take?
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Painting a Room or House: How Long Does It Take?

Painting a room in your house takes some time, but it can do wonders for home value.

The Seller's Ultimate Home Maintenance Checklist
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The Seller's Ultimate Home Maintenance Checklist

Thinking about selling your house? This seller's home maintenance checklist will help you ensure that your home is in tip-top shape once it's time to sell.