Home im­prove­ment

Lancashire Life - - Food & Drink - WORDS: Alisha Davis

Un­sure on how to add value to your prop­erty? Here are some handy tips for you to fol­low

The hous­ing mar­ket is a no­to­ri­ously com­plex mine­field: with prop­erty prices chang­ing rapidly and with the va­ri­ety of houses out there it can be hard to know what to do to make sure you get your home to stand out for all the right rea­sons. There is a va­ri­ety of things you can do to in­crease the value of your prop­erty and they’re all rel­a­tively sim­ple.

SHOW YOUR SPACE

It doesn’t mat­ter what type of home you have, whether you’re em­brac­ing a two up two down or sit­ting high in an apart­ment, space is what every­body ap­pre­ci­ates and what is sure to add value to your prop­erty. One way to do so is by taste­fully hang­ing mir­rors. We’re not talk­ing about mak­ing ev­ery space re­flec­tive, but bear in mind that if your hall­way is small, cramped and clut­tered, hang­ing a mir­ror in­stantly gives the ap­pear­ance of more space and as if by magic makes your cor­ri­dor ap­pear larger.

UP YOUR KERB AP­PEAL

If you’re hop­ing to sell, buy­ers in­stantly form an opinion on a prop­erty as soon as they lay eyes on it. Your home’s ex­te­rior is like

The front door could make all the dif­fer­ence

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