Limited budget but still want to upgrade

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Limited budget but still want to upgrade
Thu, 08-28-2008 - 12:56pm

Make your home investment pay off:

from http://www.hgtv.com/home-improvement/make-your-home-investment-pay-off/page6.html?nl=HGIdeas_v301_10

Four home updates every home seller must do
- Minor Bathroom Remodel
- Siding Replacement
- Minor Kitchen Remodel
- Attic Bedroom

Four updates to avoid (unless you plan on living there for a while and the upgrades are things you really really want for YOU):
- Home Office
- Upscale Master Suite
- Family Room Addition
- Upscale kitchen remodel

and four updates for a tight budget.

- Paint - inside and/or out
- Refinish existing hardwood Floors or buy the best quality padding you can afford to put under medium grade carpet
- spiff up your front yard
- update light fixures in kithen, bath and entryway



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