Do Home Improvements Add Value?

Homeowners can get repair and improvement grants from the Housing Executive in certain circumstances. We’re committed to providing you with a home that’s in good repair, modern and safe to live in. Each year we spend millions improving, maintaining and adapting our homes. We do this through planned programmes of work and we also allow you to make small improvements yourself, with our permission. Today’s housing market is leaner, pricier and more competitive than ever – and that has more homeowners deciding to remodel rather than move. Home renovation is a booming business. The choices for upgrades are endless, but some offer a far better payback than others.

AFTER: The renovated kitchen is a functional and comfortable space with a combination of mixed metals, sleek white cabinets and countertops, and new stainless steel appliances. A long kitchen island and barstools were added to the center of the room for easy … Read more

The Man’s Kitchen

House To Home Improvement in Livermore, CA Photos Reviews 39 building permits for $229,000. This is a programme where over 1000 doors to individual homes and 100 communal doors are renewed each year, by our approved contractors. These doors have been highlighted for renewal from the stock condition survey but may include all the timber doors down the street. If your property is on the programme, your home will be surveyed and at this point you’ll be given a choice of styles and colours.

A quarter of British homeowners looking to improve their homes this summer are choosing to renovate their kitchen and seeing a 51% return on investment as a result. Is this something you’re thinking about? If so, check out our guide to planning your kitchen remodel and these practical kitchen renovation tips from award-winning home improvement blogger, Kimberly Duran.

Zopa says homeowners added an average of £30,000 … Read more

Home Improvement DIY

Better Home and Gardens just released the results of a national survey asking two distinct sets of homeowners what they want to change in their home for 2018. While nice to have and a great facility for many homeowners, a swimming pool adds no value to a resale price at all. In fact, some home buyers spend thousands of rands to fill in a pool after purchasing a property. Expensive upkeep and the fear of liability mean that for some, the responsibility of a swimming pool will detract from a property more than add to its value.

Lowering your home’s energy costs will save you money for as long as you live there and is expected to be a major selling point down the line. Indeed, energy-­efficient” was second only to safe community” on the list of attributes that would most influence a purchase decision, according to a 2015 survey … Read more

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With house prices and energy costs rising both nationally and globally, improving the energy efficiency of your existing home presents an opportunity to ‘future proof’ your investment. In Canada, it previously aired on CTV from the beginning to the ending (1991-1999), as well as CMT and YTV In Germany and Austria, Home Improvement has been shown in dubbing under the title Hör mal wer da hämmert (“Listen who’s hammering”). It ran on ARD (1993-1995), RTL (1996-2006), RTL II (1999-2000, 2007-2012), VOX (2004-2006), and Super RTL (2008-2009). Currently, reruns in Germany air Mondays at 15:20 hours (3:20 p.m. German time) on RTL Nitro 76 In Austria, reruns aired for a period of time on ATV. It was also shown on M-Net in South Africa.

Your home’s property is another opportunity to expand its living space. Adding a deck or patio, with room for seating and a built-in or freestanding grill, is … Read more

The Improvements That Add Value To Your House

Home renovating tips for anyone wanting to DIY on a tiny budget, or looking to find a tradie and add a whole new floor. It’s easy to get carried away with adding value to your property, but always keep the sale price of your neighbours’ houses in mind – don’t spend £25,000 on converting the loft if your house is already worth a substantial amount more than your neighbours, as it’ll be harder to get the sale price you need to make a profit. But exactly how much value you add to your property will depend on what improvements you choose to make.

Why it pays off: Adding central air to an average 2,400-square-foot house could cost upward of $10,000 and boost your home’s value by 10 to 20 percent, says appraiser Leslie Sellers. And central air-conditioning is energy-efficient too. Centralized units have an average energy-efficiency rating (EER) of 11.5, … Read more