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Things You Can Do for the Betterment of Your Home

1). Extension

Adding an extension to that your home could increase its value by 10 – 50%. The key factor is to add proportion to your house. If you have a small kitchen but a big living room, how about extending your kitchen.

2). New Kitchen

Revamping your kitchen is a fantastic way of increasing the value of your property, and it could add up to 10%. Never underestimate the impact a new kitchen has for house buyers. It is a room that you spend a lot of your time in, and it could mean the difference between sale or no-sale.

3). Loft Conversion

It’s a great way to increase your home’s value, without building outwards. It can add up to 15% to the value of your home.

4). En-suite Bathroom

It’s is a great way of adding the appearance of luxury to your home and can increase your home’s value by 5%. For maximum return, it is best to use the space from a large bedroom, rather than converting an existing bedroom.

5). Insulation

Insulating your home can highly reduce your utility bills and can also make a sale more likely as your home will fit the “Eco-Friendly” bracket.

6). Flooring

A good way to improve the appearance of your home is to replace old or worn out flooring. Whether it be carpets, floorboards or laminate, replacing the worn-out look can immediately change the appearance of your home.

7). Redecorating

This is probably the cheapest way of improving the appearance of your home. A lick of paint can add freshness to your home in a matter of hours.

8). New Bathroom Suite

A new and modern bathroom can add 5% to your home, and like the kitchen can make the difference between a sale or no-sale. House buyers put a lot of focus on kitchens and bathrooms, and if they look dated, it can appear that you put no effort into your home.

9). Home Exterior

Sorting out the exterior of your home is a must if you are selling, and can add between 10 – 15% of your property value. Fixing up the front garden, painting the house, and fixing the roof, guttering, fascias, etc. can make a huge difference.

10). Internal Problems

Fixing any nagging issues within your home is essential for when you do want to sell, and waiting until your house goes to market, will only add unnecessary stress to the process. It will make a huge difference fixing the damp patches, changing tap washer, and re-varnishing the old wood.