Before Selling, De-cluttering is Key

De-cluttering is best home improvement

 (EMERYVILLE, Calif.) РThe lead-generating company HomeGain has released a survey of real estate professionals that indicates the best inexpensive improvement homeowners can make before a sale is cleaning up the property.
Professionals were asked what was the best thing homeowners could do for less than $5,000. The No. 1 response was cleaning and de-cluttering, which the survey said would cost about $290, and adds $1,990 to the value of the property.
Other responses were:–Lighting. Cost $375. Adds to value, $1,550.
–Home staging. Cost $550. Adds to value, $2,194

— Landscaping. Cost $540. Adds to value, $1,932.
— Electrical and plumbing repair. Cost $535. Adds to value, $1,505.
Content provided by RANWC, Realtor Assocation of NorthWest Chicago
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