Archives for Home Repair

6 Home Upgrades You Should Consider Before Selling Your Home

Selling your home is a process that’s a bit more complicated than simply putting it on the market. If you’re looking to add to its value – and most sellers do – then you’re going to have to put in some time, effort, and cash to make some upgrades. That will position the property more attractively on the market, as well as enable you to boost the price. But what are the right upgrades to make? Especially if you’re on a tight budget, you should consider sticking to the tried-and-true basics. Flooring, home offices, and curb appeal never steer you
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What Do Homeowners Fear Most? Unexpected Major Repairs

A survey of 1,500 Americans found that only 18% “don’t have any housing worries.” 1 in 3 worry about major unexpected repairs; 17% fear home prices will go down. NEW YORK – Homeowners are sitting on a record amount of equity, so what has them so worried about housing? A new study by LendingTree surveyed more than 1,500 Americans to gauge their expectations of homeownership. Their No. 1 worry? Upcoming repairs needed on their home. Nearly one-third of respondents (32%) cited major home repairs as their top housing-related worry. More than half of respondents surveyed say that homes are becoming
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