Are you thinking about adding value to your home? It's simpler than you think!
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Many Brits want to sell and move into a new home this year. You need to make sure that you are maximizing the value of your existing property before putting it on the market. Maybe you can make more money from home so you can move to a nicer area. There are many ways to make your home more attractive to potential buyers. All you have to do is take a step back and use a critical eye. By increasing the value of your home, you will have more money in the bank for future renovations, vacations, and emergencies. Moving home is difficult – especially when you raised your children there. You need to make sure that you are getting the most bang for your buck. Here are some ways you can add value to your home:
Convert your basement or loft
An attic or basement conversion enhances your home. It offers you additional space and often does not require a building permit. Just make sure there is enough head height in the room you're renovating – your attic can be quite tight. You could renovate the loft into a master bedroom and en-suite bathroom with some smart room planning. Use sliding doors, stylish tiles, and light bulbs to turn your loft into a state-of-the-art bedroom.
Beautify your kitchen
Kitchens get dirty very quickly between food splatters and stained countertops. They add a few thousand to the value of your home by breathing new life into your kitchen. Clean and paint the cabinet doors to remove signs of use and replace the door handles. Thoroughly clean everything and see if you need to replace the countertops and hob as well. Hopefully all they need is a good exfoliator and they can be good to go.
Add an extension
An extension will likely add the most value to your home as you increase the square footage. You could add a home office or an extra bedroom to the property. Use roofing sheeting to protect the extension from any harsh weather conditions. Style your extension with a natural color palette and the richest of textures.
Upgrade your bathroom
Everyone loves a new bathroom. You can start over and say goodbye to stubborn mold stains. Make your bathroom as calming and spacious as possible. People like to see bright tiles and large showers, outdated wallpaper, and colored appliances. Just make sure you haven't already exceeded the street value of your home before you start the renovation