Hey Taylor: I just bought a house, and I’m really focused on making sure it retains its value. Aside from maintenance and such, what are some ways to hold — and hopefully increase — overall worth?

Hey Carmen: This is an essential thing for homeowners to focus on. Property value usually trends upward, but that’s never a guarantee. Here are a few ways to increase your new house’s worth over time.

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