ways to add value to your home
The right changes can make your property more desirable, the wrong ones can make it challenge to sell. So which are worth doing?
Whether you’re planning a few quick fixes or a more ambitious project, it pays to know how they could affect a future buyer’s view of your home.
‘Improvements that add the feeling of space, privacy and a great first impression to a home will increase saleability,’ says Mark Hayward, Chief Executive of the National Association of Easte Agents (NAEA) Propertymark.
So to really make the most of your home, consider these value-boosters first…
Don’t skimp on the materials you use for your conversion: go for the higest quality you can afford.
Want to go for a loft conversion? Tread carefully… First check you have enough space to create a habitable room that doesn’t suffer from heigh restrictions. It needs to be a decent size, easily accessible and should not affect the size of the rooms on the floor below.
An extension with large glass doors will help to make the space feel bigger and brighter.
Add wow fact with a state-of-the-art kitchen and bathroom.
An eco-efficient heating system, such as solar panels or a heat pump, are key features for new homes and promise to knock down bill costs.