Whilst you may not be looking to sell your home any time soon, there’s no harm in increasing its profitability for when you do. This way, you won’t have to manically improve your home and fork out a lot of money in one go when you want to put your house on the market.
So, what can you do to add value to your home? Take a look at our tips to find out.
Minor Changes Make a Difference
Sometimes, it’s not all about looking at the bigger picture. There are small changes that that can significantly make a difference to your home. Is your carpet really dated? Or perhaps it’s looking very worn? Then why not replace it? This can add an average £1,738 to the property value, plus you get to benefit from a new carpet!
And if space is an issue, knock through an internal wall to open up an area. This won’t cost anywhere near as much as an extension, yet it will create a bigger room. This is a smart way to add value to your home without spending a fortune.
Update Your Kitchen
It's estimated that a new kitchen can add between 4 and 7% to the value of the average home. And dirty kitchens can be the biggest property turn-off. It’s no surprise really, a kitchen is one of the most well used areas of a home.
So, if your kitchen is in need of a revamp, don’t think twice about it.
A wow-factor designer kitchen is currently the most desirable home improvement, with 42% of people putting it at the top of their list to add value to their home. Therefore, it’s well worth kissing goodbye to that below-par kitchen of yours.
Improve Your Bathroom
You know that ghastly avocado coloured bathroom suite that was once a hit? Well, no one wants to see that these days. The only way forward is a white; it looks clean and classy which is how a bathroom should be. A new bathroom puts 2.88% onto the house value so it’s an investment you won’t regret.
First Impressions Count
This goes without saying. Therefore it’s well worth touching up on your paintwork and replacing those old windows for double glazing.
Giving your home a fresh lick of paint could add an average of £3,100 to your house, and let’s face it, paint isn’t all that expensive! However, be weary of the colours you choose.
Whilst it’s your home for now, the next owners may not appreciate a bright orange wall or wacky window sills so carefully select tasteful colours. Otherwise you may have to paint again before your property goes on the market.
If a home has old windows, this could instantly put potential buyers off. Why? Well, they’ll know that at some point, they’ll need to pay out for double glazed windows throughout.
Make it a ‘must’ to have double glazed windows and doors installed in your home and benefit from better insulation and, instantly, a more aesthetically appealing property! New double glazed windows can add considerable value to a house.
If you’d like to invest in double glazed windows and doors for your property then look no further than Heath Windows. How much money can energy efficient windows save? Take a look at our post here, or give us a call on 02920 650 854 today for more information.
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