Best fast fixes to get your house sold

Before you list your place, you'd better make sure it's the best one in its price range. Time for some low-cost projects with big results.

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Update a bathroom
  • Replace a tired-looking faucet with a more stylish one ($300 to $900, installed).

  • Regrout old tile floors that have blackened grout ($200 to $600).

  • Install beadboard wainscoting over dated tile walls ($800 to $1,000).

NEXT: Spruce up the interior
Last updated April 17 2009: 8:50 AM ET
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