Home Improvement Secrets

Submitted by: Wayne Morris

As a Learning Investor I was initially concerned with the lack of investment property and home improvement assistance available to help you, get the best bang for buck out of any home improvements. Hence this Article, the purpose is to help people get home improvement benefits by the most cost effective way possible( BEST BANG FOR BUCKS ). After constant research and trial and error, there was a simple formula to follow, to get your property up to scratch….

(a)get it valued for investment

(b)sell for the best price possible

(c)get the highest rent possible

An adage that should always be kept at the front of your mind when deciding on Home Improvement repairs is that eyes sell any real-estate agent worth his weight will tell you that 90% of a sale is by eyes and heart. If you make the property visually pleasing you will succeed with your goals. Now the best way to go about this is to make repairs by using what I call the cost/return method. simply put you weigh the cost up against the return and should be looking at better than a 200% return on your little home improvement investment.

The best possible and fastest way to get this return is to put in an effort , hopefully you have some handy man skills and can attack the problem using your own labor . This will definitely give you the best return. So heres the SECRET.

1.Make Sure all cupboards are neat and open and close properly

2.Make sure the garden is tidy

3.make sure the front of the property is tidy

4.Clean oven, bathroom and toilets.

5.Fix anything that is loose or untidy

Last but not least the most agreed upon method of improving your values is to paint, paint, paint that s right while not a secret itself the thought does mean work but it will give you the best return for dollars available.

How To make the job professional, the best way be professional is to get professional advise go down to the local paint center get some hardy advice buying mid range stuff including what the paint shop recommends paint wise.

To make the job faster and easier you can simply get an exact match of the paint by taking down a thumbnail size chip to the paint shop and they will analyze and give you an exact match this will allow you to paint over the old paint in one coat.

Please remember to remove the old chips and cobwebs. Many professional painters use sugar soap to remove the irregularities.

By following the above secret rules you will improve your property in leaps and bounds without spending too much money and this will in turn increase the value and return from your property.

About the Author: Wayne Morris is the staff writer for

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