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Value of Your Mississauga Home

January 14, 2013 - Updated: January 14, 2013

Raise the Value of Your Mississauga Home with These Home Improvements


While it can definitely help to do home improvements to raise the value of your Mississauga home, there are some renovations that will add more value than others. A lot of people make the mistake of assuming that any repairs or renovations will automatically raise the price of their home. This can turn into a problem later when you realize that the $5000 you invested in crown moldings for the entire house hasn't raised the value at all.


So what are the projects around the home that you should be concentrating on? Here are a few recommendations that will help you determine how much concentration should be put on certain home projects.


One of the most important aspects of your home is its square footage and layout. Sometimes, especially with older homes, there can be a certain design flaw that can devalue the home. For example, a home that has a dining room attached to the living room without any type of partition or wall separating the two rooms may look awkward. In some cases, adding a small partition or even a new wall can make the home look bigger since it will seem like you have added a brand-new room to the house.


Painting the house when it really needs it is one of the best investments you can make when you're planning on selling your Mississauga home in the near future. There is nothing worse than dirty or damaged walls to turn off a home buyer and devalue the home. Fortunately, painting the house is one of the least expensive renovations you can make to turn your home into something that looks and feels great. A new coat of paint will also make your home smell fresh and clean.


While you're in the process of painting don't forget to take a look at the state of your ceilings. Viewers are going to be looking up to look for signs of water leaks and you definitely don't want them seeing an old crusty ceiling that urgently needs a new fresh paint job!


Projects in the bathroom and kitchen can also add value to your home as long as you are making a noticeable change in the room or correcting a severe problem. The kitchen and bathroom are the most important rooms to fix up when you are selling a house or are trying to add value to a Mississauga home.



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