If you’re selling a home, or even renting it out to a tenant, you want to make sure that you’re getting the maximum returns possible, and so you should make steps to ensure that your home is as attractive of a prospect as it can be.
While it might be true that tenant demand in the UK is healthy, and an increasing number of people are looking for apartments and properties in varying destinations throughout the country, as a property investor, developer, or landlord, you still want to make sure that your property stands out among the others, and has longevity, give you the best chance of long-term success.
Looking for some new ways to drive interest and demand for your property? If you’ve got a few minutes to spare, here are a couple of popular methods that proven popular. They might also come in handy if you’re a buyer looking to find out what sorts of additions usually add the most value to a property going forward.
Eco friendly additions home additions can be a great, modern way of enticing tenants and buyers to your property. At the least, they can be nice, memorable gimmicks that give your property some extra features, and at the most, they can save a lot of money on energy bills.
Looking forward, those wanting to modernise their property’ energy sources may decide to invest in some significant additions to their home, such as solar panels. These additions have been largely proven to increase a home’s value, although make sure if you are doing it that you have the right technology that will last a long time.
Here’s an obvious one that almost goes without saying, but the more space you have in a property, apartment or flat, the more money that you’ll be able to charge for it. Now, of course this isn’t something that you can necessarily change straight away, or change at all with most properties, but there are some measures that you can take to ensure that you’re making the most of the space that your property does have, however limited.
Nowadays, in city-centre apartments and flats that are surging in demand, the location often comes at the expense of room, and so corners have to be cut to accommodate the tighter, more confined spaces. Struggling for space in your property, and looking for some affordable ways to make the most of what you’ve got? Here are some quickfire steps that you might want to try:
storage and shelving units in compact spaces can often do more harm than good when trying to organise a home, encroaching on the floor space. To combat this, you might want to invest in some efficient, space-saving furniture, shelves etc., which allow you to store things in them in imaginative ways.
This sort of furniture design is popular among city-centre apartments and flats, particularly those largely tenanted by students or young professionals that need a productive space. For inspiration, examples of these apartment types include Liverpool’s Poets Place and City Point, offered by property investment company RWinvest.
Cutting Back And Going ‘Minimalist’:
If all else fails, taking a step back and really looking at what you do and don’t need in your apartment might help to clear space. A lot of the time you’ll find that apartments and homes – particularly those that have been lived-in for a while – will accumulate a lot of clutter and excessive, overbearing furniture that’s unnecessary. Rather than buying new furniture and decorations to revamp, opting for a popular minimalist approach might be more effective, and it could even save you some money in the process.