Month: March 2017

apartment in the heatons suitable for buy-to-let

I’ve just spotted a well presented two bed flat a stones throw from Heaton Moor. This particular apartment is ideal if you’re looking for a low maintenance investment that appeals to a broad spectrum of tenants

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how best to increase the value of your home

When it comes to selling your home, the goal is to achieve more than the initial price you paid when you bought it. A significant amount of your home’s resale value will be affected by the appreciation of house prices in SK4, where average sales values have risen by 29.1% over the last 10 years. However, if you want to achieve the maximum sale price for your property, there are several home improvements you can make that will add to the overall value.

Creating an extra bedroom, especially with a loft conversion, offers the best return for your money. Although initial costs are not inconsiderable, a double bedroom could add 11 per cent to the value of your home, a gain of £28,400 on average SK4 properties. Budget carefully according to your house size and current market value, and you could be onto a winner.

Space commands a premium, so you should create more of it in your property if the opportunity arises. Extra space can transform the whole look and feel of your home, adding value and making it more desirable to house hunters. By adding extra square footage, you can increase your property’s overall value by as much as nine per cent. That would be an extra £23,300 if we go by the average property price in SK4 which is £258,600.

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