Whether you have decided that it is time to sell your home or perhaps even just been thinking about what you can do to boost its value, you’ll be pleased to know that there is there are lots of simple tasks which you can do in order to do just that. Given that we aren’t property specialists and it would be something of a fraud to tell you  that, we have sought professional advice and after speaking to mortgage lender and property investment specialists Investar USA, we have put together a list of some of the things which you can be doing to boost your homes salability and value.


Property hunters in the USA find a well kept garden to be a very attractive feature in a new home, especially in states which are blessed with some fine weather for most of the year. Now if your garden has fallen to wreck and ruin then it may be time to look at investing in the outdoor area to get it in shape. In most cases however you do not need a full scale renovation of the garden, you simply need to clean it up and tidy the area, and perhaps add some small installations to make it look more attractive.

Kitchen and Bathroom

If you are looking to invest within the property in order to boost value then the 2 most important places to look at are the kitchen and the bathroom. Recent figures suggest that these are the 2 areas of the home which people want to be completed when they move in, and they don’t want to have to spend too much money on improving them. If you are looking to sell your home and these areas are dated, make sure that you invest some money on modernizing them, as this will boost your chances of selling and add value. Even if you aren’t looking to sell this is good knowledge to have when it comes to renovating areas of the home.


Believe it or not you can make your home more valuable and more salable if you simply address some of the details around the home. This is inexpensive and can have a huge impact on selling the property. Details such as light fixings and socket covers, skirting boards and ceilings, as well as door handles can really give your home a new and improved look, without much effort or cash.

Out Front

Don’t underestimate the power of a beautiful view from the front of your home, after all this is the first thing which a potential buyer will see. Repainting the front door, cleaning the drive or fixing a broken wall in front of the house will make it look far more appealing and it will put the people viewing your home in a positive mood from the outset, something which is vitally important to those looking to buy.