How to set achievable goals with your home How to set achievable goals with your home

How to set achievable goals with your home

Published in Guides on 11 January 2021 by our Marketing Team

Setting New Year’s resolutions is a long-lived tradition, however, this year is set to be slightly different.

Due to the pandemic, goals – such as travelling the world – will have to be put on hold due to restrictions.

As a result, many people are looking for achievable goals and challenges closer to home, and renovating your property is just one area of our lives we have the power to transform in 2021.

Here’s how you can get started with your renovations…
Make a schedule

Before you get ahead of yourself and want to change everything in your house right away, take a step back and create a plan you can stick to.

This will ensure you don’t take up too much time focusing on everything at once, allowing you to remain stress-free and organised.

Create a budget that doesn’t pinch every penny

Everyone loves to save money where possible, however, if your budget is too stringent, this could cause your goals to fall short.

When renovating, you want to aim for the grand picture in your head as much as possible, and penny-pinching won’t help at all.

Take the time to carefully save so you don’t find yourself struggling unnecessarily, and focus on the little things that can be changed without too much expense.

Have goals that are measurable

When starting a project, it is natural to want to see immediate results.

Depending on just how much work is required, you might want to consider planning out key milestones that will signal when the next phase of development has been reached.

That way, you won’t lose heart from any potential setbacks or delays.
Ensure you can’t forget your resolutions

Plaster reminders of tasks you need to complete all over your home, meaning you can’t miss or avoid them.

Whether it’s a big A3 poster or a post-it note on the computer, this will keep your goals fresh in your mind.

For more property ideas or inspiration, talk to our team today about the renovations that add real value to your home.

This article was originally published by BriefYourMarket and is reproduced here with their permission.

For more company news and insights from Pygott & Crone, click here

Members of the Relocation Agent Network

Part of a network of agents

We work with other trusted estate agents across the nation

Latest news

Help us make a difference to those in need this Christmas
Campaigns | 21 November 2022

Help us make a difference to those in need this Christmas

Donations for our local food banks are being gratefully received at your local Pygott & Crone branch

Is home staging worth it?
Magazine | 1 November 2022

Is home staging worth it?

Home staging is a specialised skill which involves creating the perfect atmosphere in your home using furniture and accessories, plants and lighting, to garner buyer interest for your property and sell it faster, for the best price.

Winterproof your home with these tips
Magazine | 1 November 2022

Winterproof your home with these tips

As autumn leaves us and dark evenings approach, now is the best time to start preparing your home for the cold months ahead.

One in three properties receive an offer one hour after viewing
Magazine | 1 November 2022

One in three properties receive an offer one hour after viewing

The housing market once again exceeds expectations after a poor reception from the chancellor’s mini-budget and regular talk of a possible slowdown, as current research suggests that in 2022, almost a third (31%) of properties are now receiving offers within an hour, compared to a mere 7% in 2018.

Chat live

Chat live with a member of staff

Please provide your name and email address to continue.


We use some essential cookies to make our website work; and we use some other cookies to help us improve our website without identifying you. You can accept all cookies or change your settings below.

For an explanation of cookies and how we use them, see our cookie policy here (opens in new tab). Below you can choose to enable non-essential cookies.

These are anonymous and help us understand how our website is used.