10 Ways to Make Your House Worth More

Real estate expert Kendra Todd, host of My House Is Worth What?, tells you how to set your home apart and get the maximum price for your property.

  • Whether you hire a landscaper or do it yourself, brightening the entry way of your home with a floral oasis is a guaranteed return on your money.
  • Whether it's a bright color or weathered wood, Your front door should be the centerpiece of your home's curb appeal.
  • Brick pavers will get a potential homebuyers attention, as will flowering plants along a curved path.
  • The foyer should be a clear and clean with upgraded lighting. It's also a have fun with a tile or marble floor.
  • Modern, bright light fixtures not only highlight a room's features, but also create a more current look.
  • Avoid the "white or beige" trap by using rich colors with a wide appeal trimmed in smart neutral colors.
  • Quick updates such as new faucets, mirrors and cabinet hardware can go a long way in the bathroom.
  • Refresh the look of your kitchen by repainting the cabinets, which is less expensive and safer than replacing or refinishing.
  • The right materials in new flooring can provide a huge boost in home value.
  • Create a backyard space made for entertaining, so the potential buyer can instantly visualize all the good times they'll have there.
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