If you are considering selling your home or have recently purchased a property as a project to renovate and then sell on in the future for a profit, then you might be wondering what the best things are to add to your home to raise its value. These days, home buyers are looking for somewhere they can really call home with many people spending more and more time at home due to the increase in remote working. From huge renovations to smaller jobs that can raise the value of your property, here are some of the best changes and additions to make if you want your property to stand out in the market and sell for the best price.
These days, more and more people are working from home either some or all of the time, which is why a home office is one of the top requirements for home buyers. In fact, after the COVID-19 pandemic hit in 2020, some people actually decided to sell their current home and buy a new one that had more space for a home office. For people who work at home, being able to have a dedicated room for work can make all the difference to their home life; it’s got to be better than working at the kitchen table or at a cramped desk in the living room. A spare bedroom could be reimagined as a home office space, or you could consider adding an extension, converting a garage, or converting a loft space to create a work from home environment.
The COVID-19 pandemic also meant that more people were entertaining themselves at home, which has led to buyers looking for homes with space for fun and games too. A second living room or spare bedroom could be made into a games room, or if the property has a basement, that could definitely be a cool, fun-filled space for watching movies, playing console games, or chilling out and playing at mobile casino sites.
There’s nothing better than having a stunning outdoor area to relax in during the summer at the end of a long day. And the garden or backyard of your property is definitely going to make an impression – either bad or good – on your potential buyers. While you don’t have to have a Pinterest-worthy garden to raise the value of your home, a tidy outdoor space that has potential is a must.
If you want to make just one major renovation to your property before selling it, then consider a kitchen upgrade. The kitchen is the heart of the home, and this room really can make or break a sale. A modern kitchen kitted out with new appliances can add a ton of value to your property. If you’re on a budget, consider swapping out any built-in appliances for newer, more energy-efficient ones and making over your kitchen cabinets with specialist paint for a fresh new look.
Whether you’re renovating an investment property or looking to sell your home and move somewhere bigger, these are some additions that home buyers are looking for right now.