The troubled housing market has made it very difficult for homeowners to sell their property. Some civilian homeowners have the option of taking their home off the market and waiting out the downturn until the market improves. But, if you’re a military family, and you find that you have to move because of PCS orders, you need all the help you can get sell your home.
If you’re ready to move, you may need to make improvements that will increase your home’s value and make it stand out to potential buyers. Brad Staggs, a licensed contractor and expert featured on the DIY network, has five tips to prepare your residence for home buying season:
If you're going to make these improvement, try to buy natural, sustainable materials such as real wood for your floors and crown moulding. Several home improvement stores will carry these items to help you make your home stand out to prospective home buyers.
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