When it comes to selling a home, you’ll want to ensure you get the most money for it. Therefore, you’ll no doubt re-paint and re-style your home to entice new buyers.
What you don’t want to do is remodel the whole house. But, if you’re not thinking of selling and just want to re-do the interior, then think about it in terms of selling further down the line. With so many ways to add value to your home, turning your attention to the kitchen is a great place to start.
Not only will you be able to design a fabulous kitchen space for yourself and your family, but add monetary value for when you sell. As we all know, everyone loves a fantastic kitchen, and here are a few ways to make yours amazing for yourself and future buyers.
When it comes to a new kitchen, the first thing you’ll need is the units. When getting these, don’t opt for small ones, instead opt for ones that offer a spacious amount of storage. It’s been found that this is the main kitchen feature that can add value to a property.
The second thing you should look at is your worktops. Although you may save a little bit of cash by opting for cheaper units, the long-term effects might not be the same. This is because buyers will look at the quality of the worktops, and if they’re more stylish and durable, then they’re ultimately more desirable.
These always look fabulous when placed into a kitchen, helping to provide more workspace and a stylish central point for any kitchen. Obviously, you’ll need the space first, but if you transform a kitchen and dining room into one huge space, adding one of these will seal the deal on adding more value.
The perfect spot to sit and eat in the morning, these are desirable features that add a little extra wow to any kitchen. In the short term it’ll allow you to jazz things up with some stylish bar stools, and in the long run, it’ll add a kitchen feature that comes second in style to an island
Energy Efficient Appliances
When having appliances fitted, make sure they’re the best ones. Again, it may save money in the short-term, but making sure your appliances are energy efficient will add a great deal to the desirability of your kitchen, and increase the cost of your home, as it’ll ultimately be cheaper to run. So, shop around when it comes to the cooker, fridge, freezer, oven and dishwasher before you buy.
Adequate lighting is always a great selling point. No one wants a dingy kitchen, so having spotlights in the ceiling, and under counter lighting, will only help to improve the kitchen for yourself and any future buyers.