How To Maintain Home Value In An Unsure Economy

How To Maintain Home Value In An Unsure Economy

Anas Bouargane 15/05/2020 7
How To Maintain Home Value In An Unsure Economy

The value of your home is one of your greatest investments and keeping that investment in good shape even through tough economic times should always be one of your primary concerns.

Maintaining your home’s value can be a lot easier than you think it can be as easy as applying a couple of coats of fresh paint to it. 

Another simple way to help maintain your home’s value is to make sure the property around your house is properly kept and visually appealing. If you’re looking to greatly increase the value of your house while saving money in the long run, an additional great way to accomplish this is to improve its energy efficiency. This article will go over three ways on how to maintain your home’s value in an unsure economy. 

Paint Your House

How To Maintain Home Value In An Unsure Economy

The value of your house is directly related to its look and condition so maintaining both of these should be your priority. If you regularly paint your home it will stay looking new and fresh which can increase its resale value if you’re trying to sell it. Painting your home serves the purpose of not only making your house look more appealing, but it can also serve the purpose of protecting the walls of your house from the impacts of weather. Properly painting the outside of your house will seal off any outside liquids from getting into the walls and can protect your house from moisture-damaged for years. If you don’t have too much time on your hands you can always hire a painting company to come and complete the job, this process could be completed in a single day if the company has a large team. Alternatively, if you don’t wish to spend the extra money or simply enjoy doing DIY activities you can always paint the house yourself!

Maintain Your Green Space

How To Maintain Home Value In An Unsure Economy

If you’re a bit strapped for cash a great way of maintaining and even increasing your home’s value is to make sure your front and back yards are looking good. One big eyesore for many houses is improperly kept lawns so in the spring, purchase some high-quality grass seed and scatter it all over your lawn, also be sure to keep your lawn properly watered to keep it looking as lush as possible. Another easy way of improving the look of your property is to make sure all your trees are looking nice and healthy. According to the experts at, pruning your trees and removing any unsightly stumps can do great deals in improving the overall look of your yard and can even make selling your property much easier. You can remove you trees at

If you don’t have many trees on your property you can easily buy some saplings to plant in your yard that will over time grow into beautiful trees that will provide your family with a delightful shade for years to come!

Improve Your Energy Efficiency 

Your house, like any building, consumes electricity and other energy sources like natural gas so if you want to be more eco-friendly and even save money you can aim to make it consume energy more efficiently. If you live in an area that gets cold in the winter season you could always consider properly insulating your home so it can keep the warm air in your house and reduce your electricity bills. If you don’t want to do your whole house you can always insulate your attic to help keep your house warm. If you have enough disposable income to think about potential savings down the road you could always consider installing some solar panels on your roof as this will greatly increase your home’s value. Solar panels can last for decades and can help cover your energy consumption, in fact, in some cases you can even make money off of them by selling electricity back to the grid. 

Today’s economy may be uncertain, but you don’t have to let this uncertainty affect the value of your home. A simple way to maintain your house’s value is to paint it every few years to keep it looking fresh and protect its walls from any potential damage caused by the elements. The property surrounding your house is also linked to its value so be sure to properly maintain your yard and make sure your trees are visually appealing. Finally, a great way to improve your house’s value is to reduce its energy consumption, this can save you money in the long run but will also make it very appealing for a resale. With these tips, you’ll be easily able to keep your home in tip-top shape while protecting your most valuable investment at the same time!

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  • Scott Andrews

    You can also refurbish your house

  • James Neuvirth

    Painting a house is the easiest option

  • Malika Khan

    Thanks for the info

  • Heather Wilson

    Sexy kitchens absolutely sell your property!

  • Jeff Thomson

    Get rid of too much furniture.

  • Lorenzo S

    So true

  • Jamie Paton

    You nailed it!!!

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Anas Bouargane

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Anas is the founder of CEF Académie, a platform that provides guidance and support for those willing to study in France. He previously interned at AlphaSense. Anas holds a bachelor degree in applied economics from the University Paris Sud.


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