Published on May 1, 2018 by Marc & Mandy

If you’ve ever found yourself puzzling over where to spend your money to get the best return on investment for your home, you’re not alone. Not only is this a frequently asked question, but the answer is one that is hardly set in stone. When it comes to home renovation, sometimes it’s best to consult the experts. With that said, real estate expert, Tessie Martone, shares her tips re: which areas have the most impact on the value of your home and things you can do to ensure your home sells quickly.

Perhaps unsurprisingly, our expert cites the visible front exterior of the home to be high priority for renovation. When it comes time to sell your home, its exterior is the first thing potential buyers will market, so making sure it has a fresh coat of paint, clean siding, and an appealing front entryway. For a memorable touch, consider painting your front door and/or garage door a bold, unusual color, which will catch the eye of passersby. Veneer stone siding is another cost-effective quick fix to lend the exterior of your home that coveted wow factor.

The overall look of your home can also be improved by employing some strategic landscaping. First off, ensure your lawn is groomed and free of weeds. If you have any decorative shrubs or trees on your property, making sure they are tidy and trimmed will ensure your home makes a great first impression, as well as a lasting one.


1 comment

  • jay nelson 11 months ago

    Great ideas for the best return in investment/cost. I have often wanted to paint my front door – we just have yet to settle on a colour.

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