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Top home improvement tips to increase the value of your home

03-April-2019 9:30
in General
by Admin

The most popular home improvement is redecorating; for a small cost, you can give your home a fresh coat of paint and do some general upkeep to ensure it looks fresh and inviting.

If the bathroom looks dingy, re-grouting and replacing tiles, getting rid of lime scale and changing the taps are all worth considering. Bathrooms should be fresh and clean, make sure the walls are a neutral colour, and replace the shower curtain or screen.

Buyers usually focus on kitchens, and it may be the first thing they look to change if they’re not happy with it. Making over units or replacing handles on cupboards or doors is a cost-effective way of giving your kitchen a refresh without spending lots of money.

A well-designed and neat garden is a very attractive selling point. Before arranging any viewings, clear the paths, trim the borders, cut back any overgrown trees or bushes and mow the lawn. Also think about replacing or sprucing up the front door, you want to give potential buyers a great first impression.

The ability to park close to your home offers a huge premium, if you have the room add off-street parking, you will increase the value of your home instantly.

Open plan living is hugely popular, especially for the kitchen and dining rooms. If you can combine two rooms into one large one, it gives a fantastic sociable space that’s perfect for families.

Your home should be decorated how you like, but if you’re thinking of selling and want it to appeal to all buyers, you should avoid anything over-personal, stay away from bold or bright colours which might be a turn off.

We hope our tips will help if you are planning to sell! Want to know how much you home is worth? Get in touch with us here for a FREE market appraisal.