Building an extension to your home can bring many added benefits like creating extra space for all your family to enjoy. As well as significantly increasing the value of your property, you will be able to reap many benefits that go hand in hand with optimising and extending your home.
There are several reasons why people decide to take make the decision and invest in extending their home. It might be to accommodate for new arrivals in the household, wanting to create an extra room or expand an existing living space. It can enhance your standard of living while also transforming your home.
You could have found a property in a location that you love, surrounded by all the amenities you would want, however the house might not be up to your exact standards. There might be need for an additional dining area, larger kitchen or additional bedroom. In these cases, it could warrant an extension which could potentially boost the market value of the house while providing a return on your initial investment.
At Earnock, we’ve provided a list of gains that come with a home extension, for upper-level and lower-level extensions.
Upper-level extensions are fantastic as they offer a way of creating an extra bedroom, space for a bathroom or even a home office. One of the benefits of adding upper level extensions is there’s no limit to how you can use the space, it’s basically endless. The upstairs doesn’t even need to accommodate the traditional extension such as a bedroom, bathroom or living space, it can be used for anything like your own personal dressing room or play area for the kids. This creates unexpected and unique parts to your property.
Additional living space can come with creating a lower level extension which means you don’t have to fork out for the expense and added stress of moving home. There are endless possibilities with a down stairs extension. You might want entertaining space such as a dining room, the accessibility of a downstairs bathroom or a utility room. It’s been known that homeowners have extended their downstairs space for a bar area, games room and a chill out hub.
Increases the value of your home
One of the main benefits of adding an extension to your home is the attraction of inevitable market value. Since the housing market has become stable over the last few years, investing in an extension will add thousands of pounds, making an extension a viable asset and overall, profitable.
It’s important to note, that you do your research before investing in an extension. Some extensions require planning permission so check before going any further.