Ren­o­va­tions can add value

Matamata Chronicle - - Building -

REN­O­VAT­ING can in­crease the value and en­joy­ment of your home. ex­pense and dis­rup­tion jus­ti­fied.


Up­date and re­model to give the house a fresher, more modern look. This could in­volve ma­jor changes such as tak­ing out walls to en­large a room, putting in a new kitchen or in­stalling new wall­boards and ceil­ings. Or it could sim­ply be a mat­ter of paint­ing or wall­pa­per­ing.

Re­store the house to its orig­i­nal style (while adding modern fea­tures in some ar­eas, like the kitchen and bath­room).

Add value



your in­vest­ment. neigh­bour­hoods be­cause they like the age and style of houses found there.

Giv­ing your older vil­lastyle house a very modern as­pect, which is in­con­sis­tent with the other houses in the street, will lessen the range of po­ten­tial pur­chasers.

If your house needs a great deal of work to get it how you would like, de­cide whether you want to go to all the trou­ble and ex­pense, or whether it would be bet­ter to sell and buy some­thing more suited to your needs.

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