Adding value to your home

by | Oct 8, 2015 | DIY Tips, Finance, Home

Your home is much more than just a place where you live, it’s a part of who you are and in many cases where you’ve either grown up or started your own family. The historical element means that you have an attachment to the property and you don’t want to let that go lightly, especially when you go to sell up for whatever reason, you want to make sure that you’re getting as much money as you can from it to do it justice, and adding value to your home prior to selling can make sure that you do just that.

This infographic from UK Homebuyers shows you a variety of ways in which you can start adding value to your home so that you can get a great return on the property that you might have spent a lot of money on – you certainly don’t want a fast house sale in which you end up losing money or missing out on the kind of fee that you might have got if you’d invested a little bit more.

Sure, it sounds strange to go spending money when you’re looking to sell up and move away, but in some cases you can spend a little to make a lot and prospective homebuyers will be looking for properties that they have to do little or no work on when they move so that they can instantly make that house their home.

Adding kitchen extensions and orangeries to your house can add £10-£15k to your sales price.  Orangeries UK is a great place for inspiration.

At the same time, if you’re looking to buy a property you want to make sure that you have the funds available to buy the kind of house you’ve dreamed of, and that value that you’ve added to the property you’re selling could make a huge difference in terms of what you can afford.

So if you’re thinking about selling your home in the near future, or you can’t quite achieve the fee that you’re desperately craving, take a look through these tips for adding value to your home and you might sell your property faster than you mght have thought was possible!

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