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With some general tidying up and cleaning, our house will almost surely be more appealing to purchasers. If you have the time and money, larger projects like loft conversions, garage conversions, or installing a conservatory can be quite rewarding. Small things, on the other hand, can make a big difference. Before you start thinking about placing your house on the market, take stock and make any changes that may increase your chances of getting your asking price. Whatever you decide, it is a good idea to consult with a local estate agent about the qualities that make the most of a difference when selling in your region.

Will an Outdoor Office Raise the Value of My Home? 

Garden offices are a crucial selling point and can add value to your home because the number of people working from home has increased significantly. Garden offices are useful for a number of reasons. For individuals who do not have enough space in their houses, a garden office may be the only way to create a productive workplace environment. The possibilities for insulated and double-glazed garden structures are endless, which is why it's vital to undertake thorough market research and inspect buildings before purchase, as they can be expensive. You could also look into a DIY conservatory kit.

Fix Superficial Issues 

While tiny issues and deficiencies are unlikely to be the deciding factor in a property sale, they can give the appearance that the house is run down or poorly maintained. The most popular home renovation is redecorating, and a fresh coat of paint may be done for a reasonable cost. Larger concerns (such as moisture) should not be concealed because they will be revealed in a survey and will come back to bother you later. 

Things to keep an eye out for include: 

  • paint peeling 

  • soiled walls, particularly along door frames and light switches dripping faucets 

  • noisy flooring, doors, or stairs 

  • mouldy kitchen or bathroom sealant 

  • Limescale accumulation on kitchen and bathroom fixtures 

  • laminate flooring that was improperly installed 

  • lightbulbs that have failed

The Entrance Door 

First impressions are important, and the front entrance of your home may tell prospective buyers a lot about the remainder of the property. If you can't afford to replace the door, give it a power wash or a fresh coat of paint to make it seem like new. A new doorknob, home number, or name plaque can also be beneficial. To help your property stand out, make your front entrance look wiser than your neighbours'.

Lighting And Heating 

Set the heating to come on before a scheduled viewing if you are not at home. Potential buyers will want to know that your central heating system works properly and that you are comfortable in your home when it is chilly outdoors. On a gloomy day, good lighting is also vital, therefore turning on lamps in dark corners will help. It is preferable to hold the showing during the day, but if a possible buyer arrives after dark, switch on any exterior lights.

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