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How an Exterior Makeover Can Add Value to Your Home

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If you're thinking about selling your home — either now or sometime further down the road — there are a few things you can do to increase the house's value. Some, like repainting the house, can be a bit labor intensive, while others, like just mowing the lawn, can give your home an instant pick-me-up. Watch the video below to see what five things you should do before putting your home on the market.

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The best thing about this how-to guide is that all the steps can be totally DIYed. If you don't mind rolling up your sleeves and getting dirty, you can fix your home for a fraction of what it would cost to hire a crew. Plus, you'll get the feeling of satisfaction that comes with having accomplished something on your own!

Not only will these tweaks add value to your more-than-humble abode, they'll make your house so darn pretty that you just may want to stay!

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