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How much value will home improvements add to my home?

Home improvements can come in several forms and costs, from a simple new coat of paint, to a new bathroom and kitchen, conservatory or loft conversion.

Simple changes can make a big difference to the look and feel and even the amount of space in your home. One of the most important things you should consider is the value the home improvements will add to your property. Where you live can even make a big difference to the amount of value the home improvements add.

1. Which home improvements add the most value?

Loft conversions tend to add the most value to a house, as it’s an easy place to add an extra bedroom. A loft conversion isn’t the most desirable though, a new designer kitchen or adding an en-suite bathroom are sought after when owners are looking for a new home.

Home ImprovementRegional Growth
Loft conversion10-15%
Side return/rear extension5-10%
New kitchen5%
New bathroom3-5%
En-suite bathroom1-4%
Garden room5-10%
Total cosmetic re-decoration5-10%

*Figures sourced from This is Money. Taken September 2021.

2. Five home improvements that add value on your home;

  • Upgrading your ktichen
  • Updating your bathroom
  • Adding new flooring
  • Painting & decorating
  • Adding built-in storage space

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3. Three home improvements that won’t add value to your home;

  • Expensive wallpaer or paint
  • Losing a bedroom
  • Losing a room or garage

4. How can I complete my home improvements?

If you are a homeowner, a home improvement loan can be the perfect way to complete home improvements on your property. Unlike a personal loan, using the benefit of the equity in your property, you can raise a higher amount of borrowing which also tends to be on a lower rate of interest.

For more information, contact us to discuss your options.