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Here are the top five things you can do to increase your home's value
- Add a pool
- Clear out room for a living space
- Add an extra bedroom
- Exchange your carpet for hardwood floors
- Convert a spare room into a bedroom
Adding a pool will cost you $21,350, but increase the value by 7%. Adding a living space and hardwood floors will run you about $15,000 but add 5% in value each. Converting an extra space into a bedroom will add 3% to your home's worth and cost about $9,000.