How your kitchen can help to sell your home
The kitchen is an integral part of any household and these days is far more than a space to prepare food in. In modern life kitchens are multi-functional spaces where the family convenes in the morning and evening as well as providing space for entertaining and socializing. It can also be the most expensive part of the house if you want to create a kitchen than meets with all your functional and style needs. At Butlers Kitchens we understand this and can help you create a kitchen that truly enhances your home created with high quality products and expert workmanship.
Is investment in your kitchen worth it?
Although most of us recognise that the kitchen is an important part of any home. Is spending money on making this room extra special worth it in the long run, especially if you’re planning to move? Can a beautiful kitchen help to sell your home?
A quality kitchen is vital to adding value to your home and remodelling a tired kitchen will instantly make it more attractive to prospective buyers. If your kitchen is looking tired, then in the eyes of a prospective buyer, replacing your kitchen is another task that they would need to do if they purchase your home. Chances are a buyer will allow for the cost of replacing a tired kitchen when making an offer on your home. A Which? Survey found that a new quality kitchen can add up to 6% to the property’s value.
So whether updating your kitchen in order to sell your home is good value depends a lot on the value of your property and the condition of your existing kitchen.
If your thinking of splashing out on a £20000 kitchen in a property worth £200000, you definitely won’t get your money back if your looking to sell your home straight away. However if your home is worth £700000 and you scrimp on your kitchen refurbishment than you may even devalue your property.
As every area is different we suggest consulting with a reputable estate agent to get a professional opinion about whether refurbishing your kitchen to be able sell your property is good value.
Not looking to move?
A kitchen remodel can breath new life it your home. By creating a brand new modern open space in your home. Your kitchen can easily become the heart of your home and a social hub where families come together, meals are shared and memories are made.
If you are not looking to move then the investment in your new kitchen is for the benefit of you and your family. Your kitchen remodel should be thought of as a long term investment and not just a quick fix. Think about how you could use the space differently – perhaps by knocking two rooms into one to create a large open plan living area.
It has been found that people who remodel their kitchen often report a healthier approach to eating following a kitchen re-vamp with many cooking more meals at home after their new kitchen installation.
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