How a Kitchen Renovation can Increase the Value of your Home

Written by Josie

When it comes to selling your home, there is a number of things you can do to up its value and boost your profit. From overhauling your living space to repurposing your outdoor area, home renovations can add tens of thousands to your final asking price. As the heart of the home, your kitchen can transform your property and wow potential buyers. Read on to find out how a kitchen renovation can increase the value of your home today. 

Add Space 

Space is a key consideration for homeowners and often one of the first things a buyer will look for when viewing your property. A kitchen renovation can improve the flow of your home and provide you with space you didn’t even know you had. By knocking down bulky or built-in storage, you can free up space for soft furnishings or wall décor. This can leave the buyer free to repurpose that space as they please and can immediately repurpose a small kitchen into a multi-functional cooking and entertainment hub. Building a conservatory or a side-return extension from your existing dining space is another great way to improve the layout of your kitchen.

Update Old Furniture and Appliances 

As you grow old, your home grows old with you. While kitchen furniture and appliances may be built to last, they can start to age and look outdated and weathered. By giving your kitchen a modern makeover, you reduce the need for a potential buyer to carry out an extensive overhaul down the line. Opting for familiar, trusted brands also reassures the buyer that their new kitchen is fit for purpose. A kitchen renovation, however, does not need to leave you out of pocket. Be creative with your transformation and only replace what is absolutely necessary. An entire home renovation can also be completed in manageable chunks. It may be worth tackling it room by room and breaking it down as you go.  

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Choose Energy-Saving Options 

Energy efficiency is a growing concern for millions of homeowners all over the world. By installing energy-saving appliances, you can not only cut down on energy bills but make a positive contribution to the environment. Energy-rated appliances can significantly increase your resell value. A potential buyer may me more likely to make an offer is a kitchen is move-in ready. Lighting is another important consideration for homeowners. By replacing old lighting with bright, energy-saving alternatives, you can transform an old, dark kitchen into a bright, inviting space where the whole family will want to congregate.

When it comes to listing your home in today’s property market, you need all the help you can get. An entire home renovation may increase your chances of a sale, but it can cost you an arm and a leg. By focusing on one room, you can divert the buyer’s attention and increase your chances of making a sale. By following these tips, you could boost your home’s value and walk away with a substantial profit. 

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