Outdoor Home Upgrade Tips from Equifax

Upgraded outdoor spaces have bonus valueAre you looking to redecorate your home in Jacksonville? If so, don’t forget about the outside!

Upgrading your home’s exteriors/your outdoor space can make your home more enjoyable and attractive – especially during warmer months, when we can take full advantage of improvements. If you are looking to sell your home, upgrades to the outdoor space can make your home more attractive to buyers. Cost, and return on investment is of course a major consideration, so do your research, budget carefully and get a plan in place for your work. The real estate pros at the Equifax Finance blog just posted an article, “

Increase Your Home’s Value With These Five Outdoor Upgrades,” in which HGTV design expert Jessica Yonker was interviewed and quoted discussing the value that pools, fire pits, patios, outdoor kitchens, landscaping and new paint can add to your home.

Yonker suggests adding in a little extra cushioning into your budget for taxes, service, labor and materials. She also suggests homeowners take into consideration the length of time that they would be able to enjoy an outdoor project and budget accordingly.

Read the full article on the Equifax Finance blog, where you can also get loads of tips for real estate, taxes, retirement, insurance, credit,

identity protection and more.