A loft conversion is the easiest way
to add extra value to your home,
typically between 10 and 20%.
Most lofts spaces are converted into
extra bedrooms ( plus en-suite).
It usually takes between 6 & 8 weeks
to complete and is cheaper than
Many loft conversions do not require
Tenement loft conversions are
popular in Edinburgh. However the
extra building regulations on a 3 or 4
storey building can make costs
1. Add a Loft Conversion
A stunning new kitchen with a
wow factor is a great selling
It will increase the value of your
home, typically around 5%.
Remember however, that the
price spent on a new kitchen
should be in keeping with the
value of the property.
An expensive property will be
expected to have a top of the
range kitchen. A cheaper
property will not get the same
return on an expensive kitchen.
2. Remodel your Kitchen
A single storey extension can
increase the value of your
home by up to 20%
Extending a small kitchen into
a kitchen diner is currently the
most popular reason for an
extension. Other uses include
the addition of a family room,
extra living area, office space,
en-suite bedroom and
They don’t come cheap but a
house extension can provide
extra space without the cost
and upheaval of moving house.
3. Add an Extension
A tasteful renovation is the best way to
restore a home’s natural beauty. A
tired, dated property is not appealing
to today’s buyers.
Both new and traditional properties
can benefit from a renovation. In
Edinburgh there are many older
properties and those that retain
original features in good condition can
command a much higher price.
In this case it is important that the
renovation work is done by a builder
who has the skills and expertise to
retain as much of the character and
charm as possible.
4. Tasteful Renovation
A well maintained garden is a high priority on many home buyers lists. That is why it should be given the
same level of attention as other rooms in the house. Outdoor space should be landscaped by trimming back
overgrown plants, hedges and grass. Installing good quality decking or a patio is always money well spent.
Folding or sliding glass doors opening out to your garden will maximise the light inside your house and
increase the feeling of space. Well placed exterior lighting and outdoor furniture can be used to suggest how
the space can be used day and night.
5. Useable Outside Space