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Need to spruce up before you sell?

The period that follows the Super Bowl is typically when the real estate market warms up again after a frozen winter season.

And, there are buyers out there hoping to cash in on the first-time homebuyer tax credit for $8,000 and the repeat home buyer tax credit for $6,500 before the April 30deadline. That means there will be potential homebuyers out there come the turn of spring (or maybe earlier).
So, if you’re planning on putting your home up for sale but don’t have the money to update it or hire someone to do so, there are budget-conscious things you can do to get more money for your home come spring time.

10 things that homeowners should fix around the house when looking to attract potential home buyers:

“1. Tiles
•There are some small tiling projects that a Do-It-Yourselfer can handle in the bathroom or kitchen, and these tile sheets can make a huge difference.
2. Bricks: Antique brick paving blocks
•You can do some really cool DIY landscaping projects with neat looking antique bricks …