. A few hundred dollars of classy globes and fixtures can be worth thousands when you sell. Make sure that all of the electrical outlets and light switches have new, matching, neutral covers. Uncovered switches and outlets set off alarm bells with prospects. Put toilet bowl cleaners in all of the bathroom tanks. Make sure that all of the windows are spotlessly clean in and out.

if you would like to do some rehabilitation to the property such as laying vinyl or ceramic tile in the kitchens and baths, replacing bath and kitchen cabinets, countertops, and fixtures, but cannot afford to call a contractor to do so for you, have heart! The home-improvement giants such as Home Depot and Lowes regularly give classes on how to do these things yourself and are more than happy to teach you how . You may not be able to do these things as quickly as a professional, but once you learn how it is possible to turn what would be an $8-$10,000 bathroom renovation into a $1500 project that you can do yourself.

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