Easy Home Upgrade Ideas
Ultimate Things You Can Do to Raise The Value of Your Home
Doing up our homes can be a real labor of love for many of us. Often, we are focused on creating a home that is entirely based on ourselves, our needs and our likes and dislikes. After all, why shouldn’t we? We all spend a significant proportion of our time at home. Everyone can agree that it’s nice to come back to somewhere comforting and familiar after a rough day at the office. But, there does come a time where you may need to think about other people when making changes to your home. This is when you may be thinking about selling your home in the near future. Unless you have found the place where you want to spend the rest of your days, chances are you will buy your first property with the intention of selling it on at some point.
This is why you may need to start thinking of things you can do to your home to help raise its value before you put it on the market.
Open Plan Kitchen Designs
Knocking a wall down may seem like a drastic point to start off on. But bear with me here! Open plan living is now more fashionable than it’s ever been. If you have a wall in your home that is non-structural, consider knocking it down. Always check with a professional first for what constitutes ‘structural’. After all, you don’t want to risk knocking down a wall and then the rest of your homecoming with it. Have a look around at open plan kitchen designs and trends to get some cool ideas. Walls between the kitchen and dining room or the living room and dining room are all popular options for this.
Laminate or Wood Flooring
Notice your floor sagging or squeaking when you walk on it? Then chances are your potential buyers are going to notice it too. A lot of people don’t want to buy a property with problematic laminate or wood flooring as typically it can be quite a lot of hassle to sort out. Providing you get that sale it will all be worth doing the job yourself before selling. Always consider getting laminate or wood flooring installed rather than carpets, as that way you will appeal to pet owners too!
Modern Kitchen Design Ideas
By far this most important thing to get right when you are doing up your home to sell is the kitchen. People tend to make at least a 50% return on their investment when it comes to their kitchen, if not more. New homeowners tend to look at the kitchen as their first port of call for remodelling. If you can provide some brilliant kitchen home additions already, you are one step ahead of them – and therefore closer to pulling a sale. Just check on modern kitchen design ideas online, also Pinterest is a great way to get some outstanding tips.
Open Plan Kitchen Designs 2017
Landscaping & Water Features for the Garden
More of us than ever these days are spending our time entertaining outdoors. With that in mind, it makes sense to have a beautifully presented garden for potential buyers to come and look at.
It also allows them to fully see the amount of space you have, which could attract people who are looking to add on an extension. Spend an afternoon trimming, pruning and clearing and your garden could be the very thing that seals the deal for you.