If you're thinking about putting your home on the market, making few cosmetic upgrades will probably help it sell quicker and for more money. A fresh coat of paint, some new carpet and tidy landscaping go a long way to help you get the most money for your home. But have you considered how the appearance of your garage might help -- or hurt -- your home selling prospects? Often overlooked by many sellers, a neat, tidy and organized garage will speak to buyers' desires for usable work and storage space.
So how can you make the most of your garage to increase your home's value? Here are some tips to help you create a garage space that helps you realize a tidy profit on your home.
Your garage represents a lot of prime real estate, space you could be using to lead a more organized, more relaxing and more productive life. Yet if you're like most people with garage space, you're probably not taking advantage of all that extra square footage – and you may even be using it to indulge your pack rat tendencies.