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How to Add Value to Your Property: Home Improvement Projects

By Samantha Grant

Residential Property Valuers

Adding value to your property is not always an easy task. The first thing you need to do is figure out what you want the end result to be. Is it a home for yourself? Do you want it as an investment property? Or are you looking for something that will make money on Airbnb? Once you’ve figured this out, then come up with a list of things that will help meet these goals.

This blog post will give some ideas on how to add value by doing home improvement projects!

The first step in adding value to your property is by making it more liveable. Creating a space that you enjoy living in will help you get the maximum return on investment, even if you live there for years before selling. The best way to do this is by painting and updating flooring or appliances (if they are dated). Doing these projects, yourself can save you quite a bit of money, too.

Next up is adding value by making the property more appealing to future buyers (should you decide to sell in the next decade or so). This could be done by updating bathrooms and kitchens, but it will cost significantly more than doing simple paint jobs. If your budget allows for this kind of home improvement, go for it! It will pay off in the long run.

Another way to add value is by making your property more appealing to tenants or Airbnb guests. This may not seem like something you want to prioritize if you are planning on living there yourself but remember that this could be a source of income should you decide down the road you want to live elsewhere. Painting and updating appliances or flooring are great ways to make the property more appealing for renters, too!

That’s it! Remember that there is no guarantee you will see a return on investment when doing home improvement projects, but if done well they could be what makes your property stand out from others in your neighbourhood or in your budget range.

Home improvement projects can add value to your property in several different ways! Start by deciding what you want the end result to be, and then create a list of simple things that will help meet these goals.

These are just a few simple projects to consider:

  • Paint your front door a bright colour to make it stand out from the rest of the house
  • Replace all your light bulbs with LED lights for energy efficiency and lower power bills
  • Install a new mailbox that matches your home’s exterior design
  • Paint the exterior of your home to update its look
  • Install new fencing around your yard for an updated, clean look
  • Replace old flooring with hardwood or tiles for a more modern feel
  • Put in fresh paint throughout the house so it looks brighter and cleaner than before! This is often one of the first things people notice when they

Adding value to your property is the goal for any homeowner and having the right team in your corner is the first step to getting a return on your investment. Contact our team today to see why a property valuation is an important part to any property related purpose you may have.