10 Home Improvements To Increase The Value Of Your House

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If you’re thinking about selling your house, you may want to consider all of the home improvements you can make to help increase the value. Whether you’ve bought a home to flip it or you are selling your beloved family home, you may be surprised what a couple of changes could do to the value of your property. With that in mind, here are 10 home improvements you could carry out to help increase the value of your home:

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Renovate and Upgrade Your Garden

If you think your garden is started to look a little tired or overgrown, completely renovating it before you sell will not only increase the value of your home, but it will make it more attractive to potential buyers. The best thing to do is get a couple of different landscapers in to give you quotes, focussing on the aspects of the garden that you think are most important. Whether that means a complete overhaul or just renovating a few key areas, you will feel much better for it when it’s done. For garden renovation inspiration, you can visit this site here. When the renovation is done, consider installing an outdoor sauna: this would significantly increase the value of your property, similar to a swimming pool.

Put A New Bathroom Set In

Whether you’ve updated the bathroom during your time living in the property or not, having a completely new and modern set installed can really make a difference to a home. When advertising your property you can point out that is has a newly renovated bathroom, helping increase the overall price. Whilst you may be able to do this yourself, it might be better to hire a contractor to install it for you.

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Consider Having An Extension Built

One of the most effective ways to increase the value of your house is to have an extension built. Whilst it may cost you a lot to get it done, it will greatly increase the value of your home due to the extra space it provides. If this is something you are definitely considering doing for your home, you will need to ensure you have planned absolutely everything in advance. Whether it’s getting planning permissions or hiring a team of people to start the building work, you want to ensure the process runs as smoothly as possible. With that in mind, you can visit this guide to having an extension built here.

Think About A Remodel For Your Kitchen

Another great room to remodel is your kitchen. Whether you have an old set or you think it needs a little TLC, people often look for a new kitchen when it comes to buying their new home. If you are unsure whether or not you need to install a new kitchen, take a look at the current trends to see whether or not you think what you currently have is outdated.

Renovate The Rooms That Are Looking A Little Outdated

One of the best ways to add value and to encourage buyers is to renovate the rooms in your home that are starting to look outdated. People often look for a modern interior, so updating each and every room in your home can really benefit you. Whilst it may seem like a bit of an uncessecary cost at first, you may be surprised how much difference it can make to the interest in your home.

Upgrade All Of The Windows And Doors

When people are looking for a new home, they often want to be sure they are moving into a place that has had all of the windows and doors upgraded. Whilst some may prefer to have a look that is a little more rustic, most people will want to be sure that they are moving into a house that will be protected from both the cold and the heat. To do this, you need to ensure you are updating all of the windows to double glazing. When it comes to doors, there is a wide range of options you can choose from.

Consider Having A Conservatory Built

If you want to increase the amount of space you have in your home but don’t want to have an entire extension built, a conservatory may be the next best option. Whether you opt to have a conservatory that is the length of your home or one that is smaller, the extra space it provides will certainly increase the value of the property. 

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Think About Separating Larger Rooms, Or Knocking Walls Down

Another great way to create space and increase the value of your house is to separate larger rooms of knock down walls to create an open plan. Whilst you will need to ensure the walls you are knocking down are safe to remove, this will allow you to create a whole new look and feel within your home. When doing this, it is important you remember not to decrease the number of bedrooms the property has, as this will decrease the overall value of your house.

Complete Any Major Repairs That Need Doing

If you have any major repairs that need doing within your home, it’s important you are getting them done before you start the process of putting your home in the market. Not only will it make it more attractive to potential buyers, but it will also give you the opportunity to increase the value of your home. It’s a win-win situation.

Convert Your Loft Into An Extra Room

Finally, the more adventurous home-owner, you may want to consider converting your loft into an extra room. It is well known that the number of bedrooms you have in a home, the higher the value, so adding an extra room in is a great way to ensure you get the asking price you are after. Whilst it will take a lot of time to complete, it will definitely be worth it.

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