Bathroom fix-ups remain a top home improvement project for many home buyers. In fact, statistics from the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) indicate that nearly 60 percent of home owners are targeting the master bathroom for their remodel.It’s a smart investment, too. According to NAR, "homeowners who take on remodeling projects gain equity and more resale value in their home."But what if you don’t have $20,000 to spend on adding a complete new bathroom? Renovations can be worthwhile, increas... read more
I have $500 to spend on my home before I put it on the market. Where should I invest it?
Homeowners are often surprised at what some minor improvements can do to increase appeal as well as value to prospective buyers. Even $500 can go a long way. But the best way to invest it will vary from home to home.
The best advice is to take a critical look at your home and ask yourself where does it show the most wear? Is it outside or inside? Is it underneath or overhead? The majority of homeowners usually find that $500 is... read more