How To Increase the Price of Your Property

Are you a homeowner looking to sell, a landlord or someone who simply deals with properties? Do you want to add value to your home and to your life? Here are some tips you might like. Some investments cost more than others, but in the long run they are all worth the trouble. With some good taste, basic knowledge on interior design and psychology, you will go a long way!
P.S. Keep in mind we are not advising you to lie, cheat, or manipulate! If implemented these ideas will not only make your property look good, but will optimize it and make it more functional. These tips will add value both to your home and to your life and those who will move after you.
1. Front Door. Have you heard that first impressions are the most lasting? It is true! Make sure that your property makes a good first impression by giving a cheap uplift to your front porch and front door. If the lock needs a fix - do it. It is great to start praising your house by emphasizing on the fact that it has a new, complex and safe door/lock.
2. Eco-friendliness. Now that you have made a good first impression, here are a bit more complicated ideas, that you should consider when making big renovations. Years ago "eco-friendly" was a dirty term associated with cheap materials and fabrics and plain looks. Nowadays, to own an eco-friendly home and use renewable materials and sources of energy and water is prestigious and costs a lot. Add solar-panels - they will increase the price of your property a great deal, but customers know this investment pays off and will not hesitate!
3. Mind the flooring. The flooring of a home is what gives the home a finished look. It is important to consider carefully your choice of flooring in the different rooms. A few suggestions we have are hardwood and cork flooring. Hardwood is an all-time best-seller, but cork is cheaper and made from a renewable source.
4. Insulation. In colder parts of the globe, keeping warm in winter is important. According to recent research in the United Kingdom £1 in £4 is wasted on electricity, because of poor insulation. Insulation is something that quickly pays for itself and helps you save money.
5. Don't smoke at home. If you want to sell the property and you want to keep its good and fresh looks, avoid smoking inside. It will ruin the colour of your walls. The smoke will soak in the fabrics of your upholstery and carpets and this may ruin part of the good impression.
6. Fix the staircase. Even though it is an area where no one usually spends more than 5 minutes, it is an area that can't be avoided. Stairs are important because people look down at their feet when they step on an unfamiliar staircase.
7. Clean thoroughly before anyone arrives - clean homes are much more welcoming and people tend to feel happier in them. Our Fantastic Cleaners Sydney claim that when you clean, you will actually help reveal the true beauty of your house.
Paint the door in a colour that says: "warm and hospitable home just beyond this point".
Solar Panels add value to your home - more than you could imagine. A lot of couples and families will prefer to buy a property with panels already installed, even if they had to pay a higher price.
Cork flooring is cheaper than hardwood and is much more durable and easier to maintain. Thanks to a certain substance in the cork, it has great pest-repelling qualities. It cannot be damaged by water and is great for every room!
Emphasize on how well-insulated your home is! Potential buyers would love that you have done this improvement. It not only keeps the cold at bay, but it makes your house noise-insulated as well!
Make your home a smoke-free area and you will enjoy walls that won't change their colour and fresh carpets and upholstery.
If you no longer want carpet flooring, or you are sick with what you have make sure to fix something up by repainting it and adding wood like in the picture.
Cleaning before potential buyers arrive is essential, because it will reveal the true beauty of your home and will make certain items and areas look like new!
I hope you enjoyed the tips and feel free to add more ideas and tricks in the comments below!!
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