Renovating to add value to your home

Renovating to add value to your home
September 11, 2019 Total Lifestyle Builders

Not all renovations are equal, especially when renovating to increase the value of your property. Something to keep in mind when renovating is that buyers are impacted by what they see, not what’s behind the layers of paint and gyprock. That’s why it’s essential to focus on making significant visual changes when renovating. Think about creating a fabulous kitchen, a spa-inspired bathroom, or extra space for a growing family. All of these renovations have the opportunity to add value to your home if completed correctly.

Create a chef’s kitchen

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As they say, the kitchen is the heart of the home. Of course, we all love a fabulous kitchen to cook in. But did you know a new kitchen can add up to $100,000 to the value of a property? While you can make a BIG impact with small changes in the kitchen, if you are willing to invest more in the renovation, you’ll receive a greater return.

Build a beautiful bathroom

Another significant dollar investment is a bathroom renovation. Together with the kitchen, this area has the most potential to add a significant increase in the value of your property. Whether you choose to update the colour scheme or add luxurious features like ‘his and hers’ sinks, making simple changes to a bathroom is sure to impress buyers.

Develop more space for living

Another big drawcard for buyers is having extra space. Growing families are always on the lookout for homes which will provide additional space as children grow. This is where home extensions come in. If your home is simply getting too small for you, chances are it will be too small for others as well. So how do you add extra space to your home? Extensions!
With a wide range of options to extend your home, you’re sure to find one that suits.
You could choose to add a second level extension to add extra guest accommodation – a house raise to allow for entertaining and storage area underneath your home. Alternatively, if you have a large yard, you can choose to build out or even add a granny flat!

Tick the box for street appeal

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As we’ve discussed, buyers do judge a house by its cover. And that means first impressions count. If the front of your house is looking a little worse for wear, it may be worth spending some time refreshing the area with new plants, a touch of paint and some garden seating.

Are you looking to increase the value of your property? Total Lifestyle Builders is a trusted name in the Brisbane home renovation and extension sector. Take a look at our Before & After Gallery to see some of our work. Alternatively, contact the Total Lifestyle Builders team to discuss your project.

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