The Location, Location, Location presenter, in his Book – Adding Value to Your Home - believes in changes that add real enjoyment and practical benefits to your home.
In the Telegraph talking to Cheryl Markosky he says “There is no point improving your home just before you sell. You might as well do the work straightaway if you can and get the benefit out of it yourself, Above all, be canny about how you add value for the long term”.
Phil says in the Telegraph. “Square footage equals money.” An extension can add “no-nonsense” space: a proper kitchen, extra bedroom, utility room, home office, garage or a bedroom if your family is bursting at the seams.
"Faced with a difficult housing market, homeowners should be looking at what they can be doing to improve their current home - and where they can add value - rather than moving on," says Jonnie Irwin, talking to Ruth Jackson of Moneywise .
So here are some of the best ways to add value
- Extend and open up
- Garden Rooms