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If you’re a homeowner, you’ve probably wondered what you can do to increase the value of your property for when the time comes to eventually sell it. After all, property is an investment and we all want to make a profit on our investments. Upgrading your home is also a great way to add your own spin and make it feel like yours, as well as having the added benefit of increasing its worth. Read on for some top tips on how you can increase your property value.
Your kitchen and bathrooms are two areas in your home that receive the most wear and tear, because they are used on such a regular basis and can quickly become outdated. With that said, budget permitting, you should consider replacing some of your fittings and fixtures, or the tiles and flooring, as this can increase your property value quite significantly.
A nicely presented garden is another way you can add value to your house. A nice outdoor space is usually something that prospective buyers factor into their decision. With that said, be sure to keep your garden tidy and aesthetically pleasing. Perhaps you could consider laying some artificial grass as this requires far less maintenance. You should also replace any damaged or missing fence panels, and install a shed so that you can keep your tools locked away safely.
A fresh coat of paint can really go a long way to improving the look and feel of a home, and is a really quick and affordable way to increase the property value compared to some of the bigger options. Maybe you could also consider replacing the light switches, sockets and door handles to something more modern.
Adding an extension or converting your loft is a great way to add value to your property, but it will obviously cost a lot and take a long time, so you’ll need to way up the pros and cons of doing so.
These are just a few suggestions to get you started and there are plenty more options when it comes to upgrading your home. Don’t hesitate to speak to a professional for more advice if this is something you’re serious about.
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