Remodelling tips to help increase your home’s value

Looking to sell your home? It might be worth considering remodelling certain areas to improve your sale value. Before renovating your home, there are a number of important things to keep in mind.

The objective of making home improvements at this time is to increase the value of your home for resale. Consider the various costs versus the value, and decide if making changes will be a worthy investment.

Follow these tips to help increase your home’s value:

1. Continuously clean your home

A bright and shiny home is what attracts buyers and contributes to the value you may attain for the selling of your home. Don’t allow dust and dirt to accumulate over time as it will further sinks deeper into the surfaces. A fresh coat of paint will go a long way towards helping your home look fresh. Decluttering is also a form of cleaning.

2. Update kitchens and bathrooms

These rooms are two key aspects of any home. Not having enough bathrooms, or having ones with outdated features, could discourage potential buyers. Updating the plumbing and physical features of a bathroom or kitchen will certainly increase a home’s resale value, but materials and labour are expensive. Reducing the size of the tiled area can help save costs, as can limiting your redesign to updating fixtures such as light fittings, towel racks and taps.

3. Design a home office

With thousands of SME’s on the rise and more people working remotely, a home office can add value to a home. If you have a spare room or a smaller, unoccupied space in your home, consider converting it into a home office.

4. Invest in self storage

Using a self storage unit during while remodelling your home removes the risk of damaging your possessions. Self storage can be used to store excess clutter and open up your home, while offering flexibility, convenience and security. Make sure you find a reputable self storage facility which is well-located and offers a variety of unit sizes and flexible leases.

There are many different projects that can be done around the home to increase its resale value. Take your time, plan accordingly and the tips above will generate a higher return on your investment.


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