Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Add Value To Your Home In 3 Simple Steps

Everyone talks about how hard it is to buy a house, but what about selling one? The toughest part of selling a house is getting good value for your property. With my three tips, you can increase your house price, fast:
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A Kitchen Remodel

When people view a home, they tend to pay close attention to the kitchen. A big kitchen can automatically add a bit of value to your home, so think about that. But, the design of the kitchen is also very important. If you’ve got a fresh, modern, kitchen, then people will be more interested in your house. A completely new design can push that price up considerably. So, what are you waiting for? Get to it!

Like I said, a modern kitchen can be the thing that adds value to your home. For me, remodelling your kitchen is a great investment, particularly if it looks old. No one wants to buy a home that has an old kitchen. Do you know why? Because they’ll probably end up remodelling it themselves! And, they don’t want to deal with all that extra effort. If you put that effort in instead, you can sell your house for a little bit more money. What makes a modern kitchen? Well, it comes down to a few things. Firstly, flooring is important. These days all kitchens will have a modern tile design. There are a bundle of kitchen tile designs on the TileMarkets website, for anyone that’s struggling for ideas. Secondly, kitchen appliances are key as well. Get some new stuff for your kitchen, and it instantly looks more modern.

Extensions

Adding an extension to your home is a wonderful way of increasing its market value. When buying a home, you’ll find that houses with lots of rooms will sell for lots of money. It doesn’t take a property expert to figure this one out. More rooms equal more space for a large family. If your house only has a couple of bedrooms, this can affect its market value. So, why not add a little extension so your home can accommodate more rooms. You don’t have to go overboard with this and have a massive extension. Some people will extend their house so much they almost double it in size. Of course, if you think this is a good investment, you can choose to do that too. But, I think that smaller extensions provide the best value for money here.

All it takes is an extra room or two to add value. Or, just extending one room and making it bigger will do the trick. Remember what I said about bigger kitchens increasing house value? Well, why don’t you extend your kitchen to create more space? This is a great idea and doesn’t require a great deal of money or construction time. Another idea is to build a garage extension to your home. Having a garage can boost that value up by quite a bit.

Solar Panels

Another great way to add some serious value to your home is by looking up. Turn your attention to the roof of your house. Now, first things first, if your roof has cracked tiles or holes in, that will damage its value. So, get that sorted out before you move onto the next thing I’m about to bring up. Once your roof is 100% crack and hole free, you can add something to it that will make a huge difference. As you can tell by the title of this heading, I’m talking about solar panels. Adding these to your home can be a massive thing for you. Solar panels on a home will increase the price considerably. This is because they provide many benefits to the homeowner. If someone buys your house, they now have a home that gets solar energy. So, they can save a lot of money on energy bills, because they’re using the power of the sun. People will overpay for a house if they know that, long term, they’ll be saving money.

Installing solar panels may sound like a hard thing or something that takes a lot of time. Luckily, it requires almost no effort on your behalf. All you have to do is make a call to a company, and they’ll sort everything out. Most solar panel installation is done within a day. It’s a quick home improvement that will see you reel in some extra cash when you sell it.

Apply these three steps and you’ll soon have a very expensive home. List it up on the market and the value will be much higher than it once was. Now, you can sell your house and be certain of getting a reasonable sum in return.



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