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builders and buyers

Home Improvements How to increase your home’s value (and sell it faster) WRITTEN BY LAUREN DOWDLE | PHOTOS CONTRIBUTED Use neutral paint colors to update rooms.



oving can come with a lot of stress, from packing to closing. But before you can actually move, you’ll need to sell your current home — and hopefully for a price you’re happy with. To increase your home’s value and attract potential buyers, you need to do things that are going to make a good, lasting impression. Here are six ways to increase your home’s value and sell it faster.

• Hoover’s Magazine | May 2016

1. UPDATE THE KITCHEN AND BATHROOM Some things haven’t changed with the housing market: Kitchens and bathrooms are the top selling points for any home. “People always look at kitchens and bathrooms,” says Susette Clark-Walker, Hoover resident and realtor at RealtySouth. “That’s really what sells homes.”

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Hoovers Magazine May 2016  

Hoovers Magazine May 2016