Thinking Of Selling? 14 Simple Ways To Maximize The Value Of Your Home

If you’re planning to sell your home, you want to maximize its value before putting it on the market. However, increasing your home value often requires an investment, and you may not necessarily want to sink too much more money into the property.

Fortunately, there are many cost-effective ways to boost your home without breaking the bank. Below, 14 members of Forbes Real Estate Council share steps you can take to maximize your property value with minimal investment.

1. Spruce Up Your Landscaping

People judge by looks. With that being said, don’t let potential homebuyers judge your book by its cover. Spend a little and get a lot by landscaping the exterior front of your home. This can be done cheap or free with a little green thumb and

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Thinking About The Next Wave Of “Built-For-Rent” Housing

It’s the newest, hottest trend in residential development, so new that it does not yet have a standardized abbreviation, talked about by various players as BFR, B2R, or BTR. The dramatic emergence of “built-for-rent” single-family over the past eight years is supported by voracious demand, but the participants in this space will need to pick their strategies skillfully and think increasingly in terms of diversification, niches, and even new methods of production.

The demand for newly-built rental homes is being fueled in part by the wave of millennials who are finally forming families. Many of them are having kids now, which is driving them to want to have a home in the suburbs, with a yard, other kids in the neighborhood, parks nearby, and good schools. Adding to

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