Retaining your home's value is a huge priority for anyone who owns a home.
And phase three homeowners are no exception.
So whether you're updating for the busy middle-high school years, or like me, renovating to accommodate the in-and-out lifestyle of college kids/young professionals , or preparing the empty nest for the big downsize---making sure our home improvement efforts actually add to, not detract from, our home investment, is what it's all about!
But let's face it, even with the best of intentions, we may not always get it right.
That's why House Beautiful Magazine'sfeature, 14 Sneaky Mistakes That Can Decrease Your Home's Value, caught my eye.
With the help of real estate experts, author Caylin Harris targets 14 'unexpected little details' that if not properly addressed, could cost homeowners big bucks when it's time to sell.
From Landscaping without a plan (think 25 years ahead) to Fussing with your fireplace (paint that brick? better think twice!), this is an interesting heads-up worth noting before tackling that next honey-do list!
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