How to Make Smart Investments in Your New Home

How to Make Smart Investments in Your New Home

By becoming a homeowner, you’ve begun to acquire what could be a significant asset. Of course, a home isn’t an asset until it makes you money. To increase the chances of your new home making you money, focus on making smart investments.

How to Make Smart Investments in Your New Home: Energy Savings

Everyone loves a bargain. You can invest in your home and create your own bargain by focusing some of your efforts on creating energy savings. Over time this can save you money on your monthly electricity bill. That might come in the form of energy efficient appliances, light bulbs, heating and cooling systems, alternative forms of energy, or a combination of the above. Solar panels are becoming an increasingly popular source of energy savings. Of course, it’s important to decide if solar is right for you before you go adding it to your house. It might be a good fit for you, but on the other hand, it might not. You don’t want to be paying for a system that isn’t working for you.

Waterproofing

A home is arguably the biggest purchase you’ll make during your lifetime. As such, it’s important to take steps to protect it from damage. One of the ways you can do this is by waterproofing your home. Standing water that isn’t quickly cleaned up can lead to expensive repairs later. Keep in mind that waterproofing is different from damp proofing. Damp proofing protects your home against soil moisture. If you need to protect your home against greater levels of water, you’ll need to go beyond damp proofing to waterproofing.

How to Make Smart Investments in Your New Home: Upgrading Your Kitchen

Kitchen upgrades are popular for a reason. Kitchens are often considered the heart of a home. It’s where cooking happens, casual dining takes place, and where people can simply bond over good food. There’s a good chance that you’ll spend a lot of time in your kitchen, so it’s important to make it one that works for you. Consider the layout. Does it make sense and create a good flow? Do you have enough light to work safely? Do you have the space you need? If the answer is no, you might want to invest some time and money into fixing that.

Your home is an important investment in your life, and one that will hopefully pay off down the road. Make smart investments in this investment by prioritizing energy savings, protecting it through waterproofing it, and upgrading your kitchen. These improvements will make your home more enjoyable for you to live in and help you get the most out of your home.

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$750,000
Commercial For Sale
Active
0.4677
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
1517 N Tamiami Trl
North Fort Myers, FL 33903
 
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$240,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,413
SQFT
1355 Torreya Cir
North Fort Myers, FL 33917
Foxmoor Subdivision
$54,900
Land For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
0.344
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
2043 NE 5th Ter
Cape Coral, FL 33909
Cape Coral Subdivision
New Listing - a week online
$33,800
Land For Sale
Active
0.37
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
4400 Ruthann Ct
North Fort Myers, FL 33917
Walsh Subdivision Subdivision
$155,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,348
SQFT
8145 Ebson Dr
North Fort Myers, FL 33917
Suncoast Estates Unrec Subdivision
New Listing - a week online
$39,900
Land For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
0.23
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
126 NE 4th St
Cape Coral, FL 33909
Cape Coral Subdivision
New Listing - a week online
$34,000
Land For Sale
Active
0.232
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
3820 NE 17th Ave
Cape Coral, FL 33909
Cape Coral Subdivision
$29,900
Land For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
0.241
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
3810 NE 8th Pl
Cape Coral, FL 33909
Cape Coral Subdivision
New Listing - a week online
$49,900
Land For Sale
Pending
0.252
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
427 SW 18th Ct
Cape Coral, FL 33991
Cape Coral Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$599,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
4
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,597
SQFT
11594 Royal Tee Cir
Cape Coral, FL 33991
Cape Royal Subdivision
New Listing - 4 weeks online
$18,900
Land For Sale
Pending
0.267
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
1407 Alan Ave S
Lehigh Acres, FL 33976
Lehigh Acres Subdivision
New Listing - a week online
$19,900
Land For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
0.242
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
3512 25th St SW
Lehigh Acres, FL 33976
Lehigh Acres Subdivision
New Listing - a week online
$19,900
Land For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
0.25
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
3510 25th St SW
Lehigh Acres, FL 33976
Lehigh Acres Subdivision
Price Change - a week ago
$10,900
Land For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
0.25
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
2814 58th St W
Lehigh Acres, FL 33971
Lehigh Acres Subdivision
New Listing - a week online
$10,900
Land For Sale
Active
0.25
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
2914 72nd St W
Lehigh Acres, FL 33971
Lehigh Acres Subdivision
New Listing - an hour online
$319,990
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,398
SQFT
501 W 7th St
Lehigh Acres, FL 33972
Lehigh Acres Subdivision
$224,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,686
SQFT
103 Jayside Ln
Lehigh Acres, FL 33936
Sable Springs Subdivision
$285,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,650
SQFT
117 Columbus Ave
Lehigh Acres, FL 33936
Lehigh Acres Subdivision
$33,999
Land For Sale
Active
0.8316
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
Corner Lot
Lehigh Acres, FL 33974
Lehigh Acres Subdivision
New Listing - a week online
$254,990
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,442
SQFT
1221 Decature St E
Lehigh Acres, FL 33974
Lehigh Acres Subdivision

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