DDW 10 Recommended Value – Adding Home Improvements

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Results from a survey carried out by 100 estate agents across the UK reveal the 10 most common value adding home improvements.


Value Adding Home Improvements

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Results from a survey carried out by 100 estate agents across the UK reveal the 10 most common value adding home improvements.

1) Loft Conversion – 22,000
2) New Extension – 19,000
3) New Kitchen – 10,000
4) New Conservatory – 9,000
5) New Windows – 6,000
6) Central Heating – 5,000
7) New Bathroom – 5,000
8) Re-decoration – 4,000
9) Resurfaced Driveway – 3,000
10) Garden Decking – 3,000

Home Improvements can be a very successful future investment. Figures above are based on typical value and are dependant on the capital invested in your home.

Not only can home improvements add a substantial increase to the value of your property, they also act as a very practical enhancement to your property, especially if you have a growing family or are not wishing to actually move away from where you currently live, as it maybe close to family and friends.

In the table above, the fitting / installation costs have been remove to show the real or true equity increase. i.e. a new Loft Conversion could cost 18,000 and could increase your property value by 40,000, so a true equity value increase, after costs, of 22,000

and similarly,

A new Extension could cost 30,000 and could increase your property value by 49,000, so a true equity value increase, after costs, of 19,000

A new Kitchen could cost 8,000 and could increase your property value by 18,000, so a true equity value increase, after costs, of 10,000

A new Conservatory could cost 8,000 and could increase your property value by 17,000, so a true equity value increase, after costs, of 9,000

New Windows could cost 8,000 and could increase your property value by 16,000, so a true equity value increase, after costs, of 8,000

New Central Heating could cost 7,000 and could increase your property value by 12,000, so a true equity value increase, after costs, of 5,000

A new Bathroom could cost 4,000 and could increase your property value by 9,000, so a true equity value increase, after costs, of 5,000

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