Top home improvements for this summer Top home improvements for this summer

Top home improvements for this summer

Published in Lifestyle on 7 July 2021 by our Marketing Team

Over the last 18 months, the number of Brits undertaking DIY projects and renovations has jumped significantly, as we found new ways to pass our time in lockdown and improve our living situations.

 
But, which home improvements have the biggest impact to your property’s value?
 
Extensions
 
Adding an extension is one of the most popular home improvement projects, adding up to 23% to your home’s sale price.*
 
In fact, in northern regions over 2020, there was a double digit increase in planning permission applications for extensions.
 
Garages
 
Adding a garage is a great way to expand your home.
 
Having a property with secure parking can lower the price of your car insurance policies, as opposed to on-street spaces, whilst making your home more attractive to buyers.
 
Loft conversions
 
Loft conversions are a brilliant way of creating extra space out of an area that is rarely used, whilst contributing an additional 20% in value to your property’s price.*
 
Due to COVID-19, people are looking for space for home offices.
 
A loft conversion is the perfect solution!
 
Conservatories
 
One of the great advantages of building a conservatory is that planning permission is more straightforward.
 
It also adds around 5% to the value of your house.*
 
Outbuildings and sheds
 
Green space has become massively important to us.
 
Having an outdoor space that can be used for storing gardening equipment or even as somewhere to relax is highly desirable.
 
Find out how much your lockdown improvements have added to your property.
 
Book a free valuation with us today.
 
 
 
 
 
*Nationwide, Homeowners Alliance and Conservatory Expert
 
 

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

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