Adding Value to Your Home

8/15/2018 |


Adding Value to Your Home

The most effective way to add value to your home is by planning remodels. Whether your improvements are small or big, your property value will increase over time if you put in the effort. Below are a few valuable tips to help increase your property value, and improve your home equity over time!


Home improvement projects may cost a fortune, but it will pay back in the long run. Due to the increased value from improvements, a majority of the renovating costs goes directly back into your home. Prioritize a list of things you want to change about your home. Be realistic about the amount of time and money it will take and focus on one thing at a time to avoid financial issues.

Add Curb Appeal

Take a walk around the block. What are other homes doing that you're not? What makes these homes stand out? Curb appeal is the first impression people have before entering a home. Therefore, it's important to make your home welcoming and structurally sound from the get-go. Give your home some nice landscaping, create a new walkway, and add a fresh coat of paint to make your home stand out.

Don't Forget to Clean!

Removing unnecessary clutter, cleaning all surfaces, and fixing maintenance issues will make your home healthier and more welcoming. Additionally, cleaning shows that you care for your home, and want to keep it looking and functioning at its best.

By doing these smart improvements, you can make informed financial decisions that will improve your home equity in the long run. Not only will your financial strategy boost your home value, but will give you an opportunity to invest in the future.

Stop in either one of our East Longmeadow or Springfield branches, or call our toll free number at 1-800-551-3556 to learn more about home equity loans or home equity lines of credit, and how you can add value to your home!

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