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5 Ways of Increasing The Value of Your Home

If you need more space in your home but are put off by the cost of moving, why not think about improving? There are lots of ways you can add value to your home without it costing the earth. It might be more cost effective to stay where you are and add an extension or convert your garage? Here are some examples of ways to add value to your home.

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Fit a New Kitchen

Fit a New Kitchen

The kitchen is often the focal point of a home so turning it into something special will certainly give it the wow factor. The average cost for updating a kitchen is £8000 but it can boost your house value considerably if it is installed well and looks stunning.

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Convert Your Loft into a Bedroom

Convert Your Loft into a Bedroom

Converting a loft or attic space into a bedroom is an easy way to harness more space in a home without moving. It shouldn't be too disruptive and is usually finished in a matter or around 6 weeks. Not bad for a 10% increase in your home's value.

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Add a Second Bathroom

Add a Second Bathroom

A second bathroom is a real luxury in a household with teenagers. Not only does it reduce conflict and queues, it can also add value to a home. Many people when buying a home will discount those with only one loo!

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Add an Extension

Add an Extension

A single story extension allows for endless possibilities to increase living space and increase the value of your home. Typical extensions include kitchens, living areas and en-suite bedrooms. They don't come cheap and expect to pay over £20,000 but they do increase the value of your home if done well.

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Convert Your Garage into a Living Space

Convert Your Garage into a Living Space

It is believed that 99% of garages in the UK lie empty without housing a car. Converting this space into a bedroom, study, gym can add a whopping 10-20% onto the value of your home.