Increasing the value of your property

There are many ways and means to increase the value of your real estate, commercial property and non-commercial property. Interestingly, many of these relatively simple strategies are not expensive but can increase the chances of selling your property at the right price. Learn how to add value to your property where it counts.

  1. Decorating & Interior Design

    Whether looking to sell or rent real estate to a third party, a simple splash of paint and some redecorating of certain rooms can make your house more marketable and increase your return. Find out the best decor to suit your specific target market.
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  2. Loft Conversions

    For many years the jury was out regarding the long-term value of loft conversions but with housing stock at a premium in the international property market, loft conversions can certainly be an interesting way to improve your standard of living and potentially increase the value of your property and your ultimate return.
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  3. Kitchen

    Is your kitchen a little outdated? Have you been looking at some of the new trends in the kitchen sector? Whether you are looking to install the kitchen yourself, take on the skills of professional tradespeople, more and more people are now looking at revamping their homes to add value.
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  4. Bathroom

    Is your bathroom looking tired? Can you add value to your property investment with an en-suite bathroom? Is it time to take advantage of the new space saving styles and technologies available? Whether looking to revamp your bathroom prior to sale or as an investment for the future, you can change the look and feel of your bathroom relatively quickly.
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  5. Extension

    International planning regulations are very different from country to country and we recommend visiting this section if you're planning a property extension. You will find advice on discussions about foundations, materials, style of extension and the impact this may have on the value of your real estate investment.
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  6. Garden

    One of the first things you see upon visiting any property is the garden and depending upon the style and the location of the property it can have a major impact upon its marketability and its long-term value. Check out some ideas for landscaping, garden buildings or perhaps you have always wanted your own fish pond?
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  7. Security

    Many investors, homeowners and tenants are now more aware of security than ever before and this section allows you to discuss a variety of security options, from simple measures landlords can do themselves to those more expensive, all-encompassing services. Whether looking to introduce more secure locks to your windows and doors or taking on a home security company, this is the place to discuss your thoughts and ideas.
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  8. Heating

    There is no doubt that a modern day heating system will add to the value of your property and in the long run, taking into account environmental issues, will likely be cheaper to run. Deciding to introduce a new heating system can be a difficult decision and you may need some help finding the best value for money.
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  9. Swimming Pool

    Does your local climate encourage an outdoor swimming pool? Is your property large enough to incorporate an indoor swimming pool? For many properties around the world a swimming pool is taken for granted and can be a very visible and very strong selling point.
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  10. Advice when Building a Property

    Check out the invaluable advice in this forum section for those looking to enhance the value of their real estate, build their dream home or those looking at even more adventurous property projects.
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