15 Jan 5 Ways to add value to your home before selling
If you are looking to sell your home, you want to make sure that you add value to your home in order to achieve the best possible price. Here are 5 ways to add value to your home before selling.
A loft conversion or extension is the obvious way to add value
If you have the budget, time and patience to undertake a major building project before selling your home, you will find that a loft conversion or extension is the sensible approach to take. Available room and space is one of the biggest factors in determining the value of a home so if you can create more space, it stands to reason that the value of your property will rise.
If your loft isn’t being used, converting it provides a lot of utility to your home, so most people understand the logic of this step. However, you need to be sure that your budget is in place for this work and make sure you check the expected return of the work, with respect to value.
Decorate and style with a targeted buyer in mindPlace mirrors in the hall
If you are unable to actually add more space to your property, the next best thing is to create the sense of space. A good way to make people believe that your home is bigger is to place mirrors in halls. The reflected space will trick people into thinking that the room is larger, which can subconsciously play on their mind.
Upgrade the front door
The front door of your home is the gateway to your property and it has a big role to play in creating an initial impression on a potential buyer. There is also the fact that doors and windows are a common point of entry for people trying to break into your property, so you want to ensure that your front door is as secure as possible.
Upgrade to a robust front door that looks attractive and you will find that your home is appealing to more buyers.
Upgrade to the best broadband
While there are many ways you can appeal to a potential buyer, an issue that is becoming increasingly important for homeowners is broadband connectivity. If you want to add value to your home, make sure the best standard of broadband is available at the property.
No matter your budget, you should find that at least one of these five ways will help you to improve the value of your home.