4 Fail Safe Ways to Add Value to Your Property

4 Fail Safe Ways to Add Value to Your Property

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All properties age and therefore they require maintenance. If you can clearly see the signs of your property needing a little tender loving care, it will be easy to understand what you need to do. However, there will always come a time when you need to do more than add a lick of new paint to your walls.

Whether you want to future proof your home for yourself or you’re planning on selling up and moving on, adding value to your property is always a good thing to do. Take a look at some fail safe ways you can add value to your property.

New Kitchen

More and more people are looking for bigger kitchens when they search for new properties. The kitchen has become a modern gathering place for families so it’s no surprise that buyers are looking for more than a kitchen that functions well. Investing in extending your kitchen or changing the way the space is used will always add value.

If you intend on selling at any point, think about the type of kitchen you’d like to view. Do your research and ask for the opinion of your renovation company so you get the most for your money.

New Siding

Renewing your siding kills two birds with one stone. It’s a great way to ensure the durability of your property as it adds an extra layer of protection to your home. However, it’s not just about practicality.

Since siding comes in a range of styles and colors, you can choose something that makes your property look more modern and attractive to potential buyers. Siding contractor, JD Hostetter has some great examples of beautiful looking properties.

Convert Your Loft or Garage

Converting your loft or garage is a simple and effective way to add value to your property. For a family, this could mean an extra bedroom or a space for the kids to hang out. For couples, this could mean a home office that comes in handy for anyone working a remote or hybrid job.

These are modern needs for all potential buyers but they can also serve you well if you intend on staying. Ask for your space to be evaluated by a professional and you may find you’ll be able to do the majority of the work by yourself.

Increase Sustainability

Sustainability is important now but it will be even more important in the future property market. Buyers are looking for properties that are already making sustainability a priority. This isn’t just because the environment is at the forefront of buyer’s minds but also because buyers don’t want energy bills that sky rocket.

Think about installing solar panels, using smart meters, and investing in smart appliances. This will help you to keep track of energy usage and even create your own clean energy at home. 

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Eric is the creator of At Home in the Future and has been a passionate fan of the future since he was seven. He's a web developer by trade, and serves as the Director of Communication and Technology for a large church in Nashville, TN (where he and his family are building a high tech home in the woods).