10 Recommended Value Adding Home Improvements

Results from a survey carried out by 100 estate agents across the UK reveal the 10 most common value adding home improvements.

1) Loft Conversion – £22,000
2) New Extension – £19,000
3) New Kitchen – £10,000
4) New Conservatory – £9,000
5) New Windows – £6,000
6) Central Heating – £5,000
7) New Bathroom – £5,000
8) Re-decoration – £4,000
9) Resurfaced Driveway – £3,000
10) Garden Decking – £3,000
Home Improvements can be a very successful future investment. Figures above are based on typical value and are dependant on the capital invested in your home.
Not only can home improvements add a substantial increase to the value of your property, they also act as a very practical enhancement to your property, especially if you have a growing family or are not wishing to actually move away from where you currently live, as it maybe close to family and friends.
In the table above, the fitting / installation costs have been remove to show the real or true equity increase. i.e….

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If you have just started renting a new property, and you wish to have renovation work done, then you will ideally have enlisted the expertise of top tradesmen in your area. Whatever type of work is being carried out, it’s recommended that you obtain guidance from experienced tradesmen to ensure your specification is met as closely as possible. Whether your conservatory is being re-fitted, your exterior walls rendering, or a new bathroom installation, can point you in the direction of recognised tradesmen.One of the best ways of improving your home interior is through hiring a painter and decorator. Whether you have been influenced by traditional décor, using satin finish paint which is ideal for bathrooms and kitchens, or you would like to highlight accent walls, time served painters and decorators will be trained in order to provide information regarding the best colour schemes to suit your home.Replacing kitchens and bathrooms can add value to a property, but if you don’t know what design to go for, help is on hand. Professional installers and designers of bathrooms and kitchens can install custom designed kitchens to meet your family’s needs such as appliances, lighting and worktops….

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