Are New Windows and Doors a Worthwhile Investment When Selling Your Home?
When you’re thinking about selling your home you want to get the best possible price achievable so some home improvements might be worth considering. But what areas of your home are worth investing in to help your move go quicker and appeal to today’s discerning buyers?
When listing your home for sale in Scotland you are required to instruct a Home Report. Home Reports inform potential buyers about your home’s energy efficiency rating. The higher the rating, the more energy efficient the home is, which in turn lowers the fuel bills. The report also examines how well insulated the home is, and how it is heated and gives recommendations as to how to improve your home’s energy efficiency and reduce energy costs.
In today’s market Energy efficient homes are a high priority for most buyers so you might want to consider replacing your windows before you put your home on the market. As well as giving your house a better aesthetic appeal both inside and out, the investment you make in upgrading your windows and doors can add value to your property thereby potentially making it a very worthwhile investment.
Your garden is another important feature of your home. A beautiful garden with features such as attractive patios, water features or summer houses to name but a few will invariably attract buyers. Bringing the outside in with Bifold, Patio or French doors leading into the garden further enhance the property with the feeling of an extra reception room.
First impressions count when selling your home. In addition to a clean and tidy front garden an attractive and well fitted front door can give your home that all important kerb appeal for potential buyers. UPVC doors are now available in many different colours and contemporary styling giving you the composite door looks at UPVC prices.
A full survey from a trusted local window company can determine whether you need to replace your windows and doors or a less expensive option to have some repair work done to re seal older windows to eliminate draughts and help to increase your home’s energy efficiency rating.