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4 Small Changes To Make That Will Raise The Value Of Your Home

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Some folks do DIY around their home willy-nilly without thinking about the effect it will have on the asking price if they ever do decide to sell. This is a bad idea though because good home improvements should be practical and enjoyable for your family, as well as add value to your home. Happily, there are some common small improvements that you can make that will nearly always add value to your property. Read on to find out what they are.

Add an extra room.
Square footage is a big deal when it comes to selling houses, and that means creating a more usable space is always a good idea. Most people tend to build on an extension to do this, but this isn't always necessary. In fact, you may already have an area that can be converted relatively simply into a usable space.

 

Such structures include attics, basements, and even garages. Although, renovating each one comes with its own issues to deal with. For example, an attic space will need sturdy and secure flooring before you can use it as a standard room.

While in a basement or garage, waterproofing may need to be carried out. However, these jobs are usually less expensive and time-consuming than creating entirely new room, so will are still worth considering a.s a simpler way to add value.

Put in a freestanding bath.
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Next, a straightforward and easy way to add value to your home is to install a freestanding bath. These are hugely popular and fashionable at the moment and are bound to impress any potential buyers and realtors that come to assess the value of your home.

Now, to get the best effect in your bathroom you will need to pick one that fits in well with the decor. For a room that is modern and bright a tub like this convenient bathtub from Kardiel can work well. Whereas for a more natural inspired space a custom tube made of wood or stone may be a better choice.

Add an outdoor cooking space.
If you are blessed with good weather most of the year round, or particularly hot summers, adding an outdoor cooking area is a fantastic way of adding value to your home.

Such areas can be as simple as a patio that will fit a table and chair as well as a decent sized gas BBQ. Although if you are looking for more of a high -end finish, there are fully functional outdoor kitchens with bar spaces that you can put in too. Something that will, of course, get any potential buyer's attention.

Give the whole place a lick of paint.
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A lick of paint is a cheap and easy wall to add value to your home.

Lastly, if you are looking for the simplest way to add value to your home, give it a lick of paint. Yup, it's that easy!

A freshly painted house will always look more desirable to a potential buyer and will be more pleasant to live in for your family as well, making it an easy way to add value.



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