Article Written by : Better Living Home Improvement 

Fix_Up_HomeMaximizing the value of your home can come in handy if you are applying for an equity loan or for that matter wish to sell your home.

Doing so will ensure that you sell your home for a higher price or get a larger amount when you apply for that loan.

In fact, there are ways by which you can maximize the value of your home for under $100, and here are 3 of them:

#1: Paint

As the first thing a potential buyer sees is the external part of your home, a coat of fresh paint will really work to your advantage since it also increases the value of your home substantially. Make you scrape and paint your home prior to putting it up for sale or you can wash it so as to maintain its appeal, if already well painted.

#2: Get rid of odors

This can be a big problem for homebuyers even if you are already accustomed to these odors especially if you have pets of your own. While it’s a good idea to get rid of these odors, you can also bake a cake, cookies or even brownies which can mask these smells easily.

#3: Cleaning

This might take a lot of effort but in the end will work wonders in increasing the appeal of your property. For more reasons than not, an interested buyer will not want to see clutter. Of course, they will always ask whether any clutter is hidden or if the property has been maintained well. Remove any excess items, dust, trash or even unused furniture that can make your home look unappealing.