Add value to property in these amazing ways

17 Jun, 2022

Add value to property in these amazing ways

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As a homeowner who values their property you will doubtless be interested in how to add value to property. In this article we have outlined a number of ways to help you improve the value of your home, based on expert advice.

Amazing ways to add value to property

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A bright new kitchen always makes a good impression

When you buy a house or apartment, you want to feel comfortable and love the space you live in, but it’s also beneficial to try to protect and enhance your investment. Often, renovating or sprucing up your home can add value as well as improving aesthetics and functionality. If you’re keen to add value, here are some amazing ideas to consider. 

Modernise the kitchen

The majority of buyers consider the kitchen the most important room in the house. If your kitchen is dated or dull, or it’s compact and cramped, try to modernise the space. It’s a great idea and doesn’t have to be complicated. You don’t have to spend a fortune on a brand new kitchen or an extension. There are some very simple, inexpensive ways to create an incredible kitchen design.

Painting the walls and units as well as replacing the flooring can help a lot. Then upcycling furniture and using accessories like wall art can make a huge difference. Always opt for light colours in small spaces and use mirrors to maximise natural light and keep décor neutral. If you want to add substantial value, and you don’t mind doing a little work you can have a big impact. Look into options like knocking down walls to change the layout and open up the space. If you have a separate dining or utility room, for example, combine the rooms. You can make a bright, spacious open-plan kitchen-diner.

Revamp your garden

Most of us enjoy spending time in the garden, especially when the days are long and the sun is shining. Revamping your garden is a fantastic way to make the most of your outdoor space and add value to your home. Before you start work, get ideas from magazines and places you’ve visited, think about the kind of look you want to go for and set a budget. Try to make the most of your garden by adding different zones and using lighting and outdoor heating options to create a versatile space you can use for all kinds of different activities throughout the year.

Also, if you enjoy entertaining, add outdoor lights and a patio heater or a chiminea to decks and patios and invest in a table and chairs or a sofa set. To create a tranquil space, use floor cushions, outdoor rugs, ambient lighting and scented plants to help you relax and unwind. 

Add a garden room

Adding a garden room is a brilliant way to free up space indoors and make your home more versatile. More and more of us are working from home. And we use our homes as a base for an increasingly diverse range of activities whether work or leisure related. If you don’t have room for an office, a gym or a den for the kids indoors, for example, create space outside. You can use a log cabin, an orangery, a garden room or a summer house. Their use can be as varied as a yoga or art studio, a fitness suite, a bar, an office or treatment room, a playroom or a hideout for teens. This is a great investment because it will add value and make your property more saleable. 

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An outdoor room is a practical addition to any home

Add value to property – A final note

We all want our homes to be happy, relaxing spaces, but it’s also important to protect and nourish your investment. Revamping, modernising and renovating your home can often add substantial value and make the property more attractive to buyers. If you’re eager to enhance the value of your home, why not consider these amazing ideas?

 

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