Reasons Why Home Improvement Is Important

Conventional wisdom among estate agents is that kitchens and bathrooms sell homes, so if you’re thinking of improving with a view to selling on, this is a good place to start. A new kitchen can add 5% to the value of your home while a new bathroom can add 3% according to figures from Zoopla. If you refinance with an FHA loan, you’ll need 15% equity in your home.

High-spending homeowners are most likely to shift towards discretionary projects such as upper-end kitchen updates and disaster preparedness solutions. Those affected by hurricanes and storms invest in flood-mitigation solutions for their houses, including flood-proof windows and sea wall barriers. Redesigning your front yard can completely change the feel of your house. Something as simple as planting flowers in the entryway will draw in party guests, and, when the time comes to sell, curb appeal is …