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Adding Value to Your Home: Projects That Make Your House & Yard Worth More Paperback – July 28, 1999

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 176 pages
  • Publisher: Creative Homeowner (July 28, 1999)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1580110118
  • ISBN-13: 978-1580110112
  • Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.4 x 10.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #5,804,039 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews


"From driveways to doors, kitchens to bathrooms and floors to ceilings, this book covers practically any home improvement project you can think of, ensuring that any investment you make in your home will be a good one."
The Longview News Journal

"Adding Value to Your Home is a new book that will help you fulfill the promise of its title and not break your bank to do it.

Published by Creative Homeowner..., the new book is a guide to improvements, upgrades and renovations you can make to your home. With a suggested retail price of $16.95, the book's 172 pages with more than 400 illustrations and color photos should be on the book shelf of anyone interested in keeping up a better home or making it a better place to live."

Source: The Janesville Gazette
July 9, 2000
Source: The Denver Post, Denver, CO
January 2, 2000
Source: Orange County Register, Santa Ana, CA
December 18, 1999
Source: Knight Ridder Newspapers
December 26, 1999

"Adding Value to Your Home offers plenty of tips for increasing your home's curb appeal."
- The Oregonian

Book Description

There are many projects homeowners can do themselves to help ensure they'll obtain maximum value when selling their home. This book leads homeowners through landscape, exterior, and interior home improvements that give them the edge they need in any real-estate market. With the most up-to-date information, the book provides many special sections featuring:
- Step-by-step projects for every aspect of the house
- "Today's Trend" - information as to what's hot in home improvements
- "Special Sales Tips" - giving the real-estate insider's view
- A discussion of the latest in home financing and mortgage products

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This book is fine for first-time homeowners who want some ideas, but if you're needing step-by-step or want to actually DO what they mention here, the Home Depot 1-2-3 series is a lot better.
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More About the Author

Sid Davis (Farmington, UT) is the owner of Sid Davis & Associates, a real estate firm. He is the author of The First-Time Homeowner's Survival Guide (978-0-8144-7372-6), A Survival Guide for Buying a Home (978-0-8144-7196-8), A Survival Guide to Selling a Home (978-0-8144-7274-3), Home Makeovers that Sell (978-0-8144-7373-3), and numerous articles in Today's Homeowner , Construction Management Today, and The Los Angeles Times.

Latest book is Ambush at Dry Bone Gulch. A western novel that had kicked around in my head for many years.