These 5 Easy Low-Cost Techniques Will Increase Your Home’s Value Fast

Every house might benefit from a little freshening up. If you’ve ever felt overwhelmed by a to-do list, this is your chance to take on a few simple DIY projects like a master.

These home renovations are achievable even if you think you’re the least handy person in the neighborhood. You can not only save money by undertaking home renovations on your own, but you can also learn valuable skills in the process. Building these abilities may improve your well-being, and you may discover new passions and gain confidence in the process.

DIY projects at home may also be a fun way to express yourself. Use these 5 tips to quickly increase the value of your home.

1. Fresh Paint

Painting is a long-term investment that, in the case of a sale, can raise interest in your property. Starting with a neutral hue for the exterior siding is a good idea. This is due to the fact that brighter paint colors make a home appear larger, whilst darker paint colors make a home appear smaller. As a result, many realtors believe that a light exterior paint might boost a home’s value. To get a sense on how much a fresh coat of paint may cost, use this checklist.

2. Clean and Declutter

Yes, when you declutter your home, the size of your home does not change objectively. However, as many real estate gurus will tell you, objectivity isn’t always the case. The property appears lived-in thanks to numerous furniture pieces and collectibles strewn about. They do, however, make it appear smaller.

Decluttering your property before selling it is an excellent technique to make it appear larger. You want to entice potential buyers into a clean home, since many people seem to forget or remember too late. When there are a lot of objects to move around, cleaning becomes considerably more difficult. This is especially true when it comes to furnishings. When you move a lot of furniture around, it can take a long time to clean something. 

3. Curb Appeal

Your front door should be repainted or replaced. Wash your siding using a high-pressure washer. Paint your siding, trim, and window shutters if necessary. Trim your bushes, mow your lawn, clean your gutters, and put flowers in your front yard. You don’t need to engage a landscaping professional to create a masterpiece in your front yard; all you need to do is keep it clean and neat.

4. Energy Efficient

Prospective home buyers are drawn to energy-efficient equipment because they mean decreased monthly energy expenses. Energy savings increase the value of your home by 20 times the annual savings. All light bulbs should be replaced with ones that have a consistent wattage level. Try compact fluorescent (CFL) or LED light bulbs, which consume 75% less energy than standard lights.

5. Roof

This one may not be as affordable as the above tips. but taking care of this can really relieve potential buyers. The process of replacing a roof entails removing all of the old shingles, felt paper, and moisture barrier and replacing them with new materials. It may also entail repairing or replacing the deck, as well as any other damage discovered during the removal of the previous roof. When you don’t have the financial means to replace your roof, one option is to consider a grant for roof replacement. Several government initiatives aimed at low-income families may be able to assist financially.

 

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ZARA winter sale coming early with “after-Christmas” online sale on X-mas day (10 PM)

Zara isn’t playing around this season with their holiday sale, they’re making sure you use your Christmas money on fast fashions as fast as humanly possible. Continue reading “ZARA winter sale coming early with “after-Christmas” online sale on X-mas day (10 PM)”

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ZARA announces that their latest SRPLS collection is on sale (2019)

Tis the season of Zara sales. We’re nearing the tail end of the 2018-19 ZARA winter/fall sale and the company just sent out an email that they’re putting their latest “SRPLS” collection on sale. Continue reading “ZARA announces that their latest SRPLS collection is on sale (2019)”

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What are the dates of Zara’s fall sale for 2017?

Summer is quickly coming to the end and the seasonal fashions are going out with it. The spin on that is that you get to wear all your cute corduroy pants, jeans, and sweaters because it’s feeling like Fall more every day. Continue reading “What are the dates of Zara’s fall sale for 2017?”

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Will Zara have a Labor Day sale this September?

The summer is winding down quickly with the fall coming fast. This year, the last day of summer will be in three weeks — that gets us thinking about warmer fashions and muted color palettes. That gets us thinking about shopping Continue reading “Will Zara have a Labor Day sale this September?”

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Source confirms Zara ’17 Spring/Summer sale date is June 16th (Corrected)


UPDATE 06/16/2017: Our apologies, Zara didn’t start their Spring/Summer sale today in the United States. We should have checked up on our source thoroughly (but in our defense — why would they lie?!) We’ve been duped again! We will update this post and others to reflect any new info. – Ed. Continue reading “Source confirms Zara ’17 Spring/Summer sale date is June 16th (Corrected)”

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When does Zara’s 2017 summer sale begin?

Winter has finally left us here in NYC and we’re looking forward to shorts and t-shirt weather, so we’re thinking about updating our wardrobe. That has us wondering when Zara’s Spring/Summer sale will come about. Continue reading “When does Zara’s 2017 summer sale begin?”

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When is Zara’s spring / Mid-Season sale for 2017?

[survey[Zara has introduced more sales to their playbook over the last couple years. Before, the retailer used to be only about two sales; their bi-annual blowout sales that they had every June and December Continue reading “When is Zara’s spring / Mid-Season sale for 2017?”

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How does TodayTix’s Broadway ticket Lottery work?

Do you like to watch Broadway Shows? Do the long lines outside the theatre halls irritate you? Continue reading “How does TodayTix’s Broadway ticket Lottery work?”

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How to get a TodayTix discount in San Francisco

San Francisco, it is SHOW TIME! Continue reading “How to get a TodayTix discount in San Francisco”

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TodayTix referrals: TodayTix raises discounts to $20 for first timers

A notification came from the TodayTix app over the weekend announcing that they were increasing their referral bonus up to $20 for the month of March. Continue reading “TodayTix referrals: TodayTix raises discounts to $20 for first timers”

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What are the dates for 2015-16 Zara’s Fall/Winter sale?

Usually when Christmas has past — the gifts are also behind us. Continue reading “What are the dates for 2015-16 Zara’s Fall/Winter sale?”

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Zara Black Friday Sale: Will Zara discount 30% off again this year?

As our previous posts have pointed out, Zara has just two huge blowout sales throughout the year. Continue reading “Zara Black Friday Sale: Will Zara discount 30% off again this year?”

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Nespresso’s Black Friday sale discounts up to 40% off new machines

Nespresso often puts their machines on sale, but it’s been a while since they’ve had a promotion like the one they just announced for Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Continue reading “Nespresso’s Black Friday sale discounts up to 40% off new machines”

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American Express 2015 sale: 20% off gift cards from select retailers

So you have a lot of American Express Membership Reward points piled up and you want to get the most out of them? Continue reading “American Express 2015 sale: 20% off gift cards from select retailers”

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You can still get $20 off on TodayTix tickets with this code

A few weeks ago, we wrote about TodayTix cutting their referral credit in half, from $20 to $10 when a new user used a promo code to buy tickets through the app. Continue reading “You can still get $20 off on TodayTix tickets with this code”

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When does ZARA’s Fall sale start?


With summer winding down, the Autumn months are near so that means fall fashions are coming to our favorite stores. The store I visit the most is Zara especially during their sales. Continue reading “When does ZARA’s Fall sale start?”

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Get a TodayTix discount with the following promo code: BIHLO

When it comes to Broadway tickets, “rush” tickets and Standing Room are great if you can get them, but you can sit in line for hours and walk away empty-handed. Continue reading “Get a TodayTix discount with the following promo code: BIHLO”

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Nespresso puts Vertuoline machines on permanent sale for $199

Is the new $199 pricepoint for Nespresso Vertuoline machines just a promotion or a permanent price reduction? Continue reading “Nespresso puts Vertuoline machines on permanent sale for $199”

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Zara’s summer sale comes to U.S. (and we called it!)

A couple days ago, the Zara sale started in the United Kingdom and Ireland, so we wondered aloud in a blog post if the U.S. sale was soon to follow. Continue reading “Zara’s summer sale comes to U.S. (and we called it!)”

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With Zara sale in U.K. and Ireland, is U.S. sale coming tomorrow?

Zara’s sale hasn’t started in the U.S. yet, but it looks like our predictions about the 2015 Zara sale date might have been on point. Continue reading “With Zara sale in U.K. and Ireland, is U.S. sale coming tomorrow?”

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Nespresso Sale 2015: 30% off Nespresso machines

I just got an promotional email from Nespresso announcing their 2015 Father’s Day sale. Continue reading “Nespresso Sale 2015: 30% off Nespresso machines”

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When the heck does Nespresso put their machines on sale?

Nespresso has grown significantly in the last few years on the strength of their “high-end” machines and espresso pods that make creating your own homemade lattes simple and painless. Continue reading “When the heck does Nespresso put their machines on sale?”

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