Homeowners should strive to increase the value of their home while they are using it. That will make a future move much easier and it shows that you’ve improved your home while you lived in it.

The key to increasing the value of a property is to be able to appraise it honestly and to figure out where it needs improvement. Once you’ve done this, small improvements could add up to having a more valuable home.

Living Area

Typically the biggest upgrade you could make to a living room is to add more light. This is best done by adding skylights to key areas of the room and thus making it more suited for entertaining.


Bathrooms are often the rooms that influence buyers the most. They can show how well maintained a home is and how many problems are lurking underneath the surface.

Adding a few modern features to a bathroom could go a long way when it comes to making it more appealing. For example, faucets that save water and are sensor activated will make the whole bathroom look high-end and eco-friendly at the same time.


A yard can be an overlooked part of a home and it means a lot when a property is being sold. You should simply keep it clean and well maintained. It’s also a good idea to not make a yard overcrowded. This allows potential buyers to envision themselves living there.

Creating a small patio that connects your yard with the home could be the thing that makes a sale since it creates a great for entertaining space.