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Home Improvement Ideas You Should Use To Add Value To Your Home
Even if you aren’t planning to sell your house for at least ten to twenty years, you probably still spend time thinking about ways to add value to your house. Resell value is not the sole purpose of wanting to add value to your home. It also involves having better collateral and having access to the best refinancing options. Early on, we’re told that our home will be one of the most important investments we ever make. It’s vital that owners always view them this way and treat them accordingly!
You can increase the value of your home through putting money into projects that improve the looks and functionality of it. However, not every home improvement project works to increase the value of a home, so it is important to consider which projects are right for your home before undertaking them.
Here are some great ideas to add value to a home wherever it is located.
Adding New Rooms
Are you hoping to have the value of your home go up immediately? make sure to add a bedroom or a bath. If two homes are comparable, the addition of a bathroom or bedroom will make one far more appealing than the other. Obviously, larger homes, built for more people, are worth more.
You can always put an addition on your home by simply adding an extension to one of the rooms that you already have. Alternatively, if your lot is too small you can also add walls inside your home to split larger rooms into smaller ones. In the majority of cases this is still a value-adding renovation.
Kitchen and Bathroom Remodel
Most potential buyers will consider a bathroom or a kitchen to be a real deal breaker. The best way to draw in buyers is by incorporating modern elements such as an open floor plan, stone counter tops and high-end appliances in your kitchen design. Of course, a kitchen makeover is an expensive project, but it makes a home much more valuable and appealing to buyers.
Bathrooms are another place where buyers want to see updates. Many buyers are looking for plenty of storage space, jetted tubs, his & her sinks and claw-foot tubs these days. A beautiful bathroom is something you’ll also get a lot of enjoyment out of. That makes sense, considering a lot of time each day is spent in the bathroom!
Plumbing and Heating Upgrades
Putting money plumbing and heating isn’t as exciting as putting money into a flashy new kitchen. However, these types of updates will add value to your home, prevent future issues and even increase the efficiency tremendously. For older homes, an update is especially important since most have older parts, like copper pipes, or use gas for heating. If you have copper pipes, you may be able to receive assistance from the government to remove those pipes and make the necessary changes.
Other improvement ideas include having a new roof put in, replacing windows, fixing gutters and working on your landscaping. Updating your home is almost always going to increase its value, but the home improvement suggestions above will pay off in a big way. Whether an owner decides to make more rooms, update the kitchen or bathroom, or replace pipes and other parts, the home will be in better shape for years to come.
Great value can be brought by working to make a home more appealing and up-to-date!