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Best Home Improvements to Increase Value

Try adding decorative hardware like hinges and handles, installing windows, or painting it a different color. Different renovations can have varying degrees of impact on your home’s value. The best projects are the renovations that retain most of their value in the eyes of a new buyer. If you have built equity in your home and you’re looking to do a major renovation, a cash-out refinance could provide you with the funds you need while getting you a lower rate on your current mortgage. The refinancing process is just as paperwork-heavy as taking out a mortgage, however, and there are closing costs to consider. If you go this route, take the time to shop around for the best refinance rates so you maximize your savings.

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