Property is the largest asset most people will have in their lifetime so it’s always worth looking into ways that you can add value to that property. We have provided you with several cost friendly ways to add value to your property.
Make your property Smart
In the last 5 years, the use of smart gadgets has become a daily occurrence and we tend to rely on them. Since the inception of the smartphone, technology companies have been working hard to develop new smart technology, especially in the home.
Look into buying smart gadgets like a smart thermostat, which will give you more control over the use of your energy in the property. This is a cost effective way to instantly modernise your property and it interior functions.
Apply for Planning Permission
Whether you end up doing building work on the property or not, knowing that the property has planning permission to build on the property is a very appealing prospect to potential buyers. Having scope for extension is a huge selling point for many properties across the UK. Going the extra mile and providing proof of planning permission is a surefire way to show potential buyers that your property is a great investment.
For those rooms in your home that may seem a little distressed from years of use, instruct a decorator to do some restoration work so that the home looks to be in prime condition.
Not everyone has the same tastes in interior décor, but if you have a lot of garish colours throughout your home, you may want to have them redecorated with some more neutral colours.
Renovate the Bathroom
For many people, a bathroom is the most important room in the house. It’s where they can clean, relax and enjoy a brief moment of alone time. If your bathroom is looking a little worse for wear, it’s a worthwhile investment to splash some cash on new facilities and décor.
Redo the Driveway
Your driveway is the first thing somebody sees when they visit your home. If your driveway is difficult to park in or get out of and isn’t particularly pleasing to the eye, it may be affecting the value of your property when it comes to selling it.
By moving things around and doing some pruning, your driveway will be a fantastic introduction to your home that will drive people wild.
Brighten Up Your Home
Light and spacious properties get a very good response from people when it comes to buying property. Allowing for more light to access your property is a great way to add value to you property.
You can achieve this by trimming back any shrubbery that is overhanging your windows; painting your rooms with lighter shades; or you may even want to consider knocking any partition walls down to open up the space in your home.
These tips are surefire ways to help you add value to your property. Did we miss anything? If you have any other tips for adding value to your home, we’d be interested to hear them.
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