A number of factors go into a home’s value, and not all of them fall underneath the roof. Nearby amenities, local laws, street art, and more can also increase your home’s value — without impacting your homeowners insurance.
While remodeling is one quick way to add value to your home, it can cost you when you update your home insurance policy. Often, your liability insurance increases when you add features to your home — and while it may seem tempting to not update your policy, you definitely should to make sure you’re covered in the event of an accident. You can use The Zebra’s homeowners insurance comparison guide to save during a remodel, and you can also research other ways to add value to your home if you’re thinking of putting it on the market.
Below we’ll discuss some surprising things that can increase your home value that don’t involve an insurance policy update. Jump to our infographic or keep reading to learn more.