How to Add Value to Your Property for a Quick Sale

Real Estate

Everyone hopes for a quick sale when they put their home on the market. And a quick sale is more of a possibility when you put some time and money into improvements before you list. Here’s how you can get the most out of your home.

Improvements That Will Increase Your Home’s Value for a Quick Sale

To Increase Your Home’s Value by:

30 Percent

Convert your basement
Split up your home into flats or apartments
15 Percent
Add onto or extend your home’s living space
Convert your loft
Add central heating and/or air conditioning
Go green with solar energy

10 Percent

Boost your curb appeal
Create off-street parking
Add more insulation in the loft
Make easy upgrades around the house
Restore or refine your home’s character
Keep and enhance period features
Rewire your home

3 to 5 Percent

Add a conservatory
Add a garden room
Update a bathroom
Remove internal walls to create an open floor plan
Fix structural defects (even if it’s just a bunch of small repairs, like tightening a handrail or replacing a broken tile, for example)
Add double-paned windows
Make room for natural light

1 to 3 Percent

Add a feature to your garden
Give your rooms a makeover with paint and/or new pillows, bedspreads, linens, …
Improve air quality