Increasing Home Value
Agree with that, though if you don't have a spending limit go for it
Using solar panel for roofing?
Systems are different, as stated in an upper comment, you can expect a ROI in 6 years with some systems but with other you can't get the pay off for 20+ years
basics of increasing home value
Some alterations can add more value than others and there is a difference between renovating as an investor and as a homeowner. As already been said, one of the simplest…
Combining Bathroom and Laundry?
You hubby is a builder, it is very good for you. You can easily renovate your bathroom and laundry according to your choice.
Adding an extension
I am looking at buying a 2 bedroom house on a 1000m block. 3-4bedroom houses go for considerably more so I was thinking of adding an extension. Any tips on budget but not…
Priority for increasing home value
To increase the worth of the home then invest in the following fields.
Kitchen, this is the most attractive area for any buyer as most of the…
Anybody built a wine cellar recently?
We have just signed up with them. I'm VERY excited.
I'll post some pictures when its done.
The guy who came around was great.
They offered a Aluminium Wine Rack Peg…
Which house design for investment?
Obviously it makes sense to pay extra for few dozen extra meters of the house rather than the backyard space.
Generally, alfresco is a good thing which increases the…
Land registration - time frame
Hi, our land has just registered at the end of Mar. We were told feb/mar 2017 when we put a deposit down for a block of land in Leppington. Our developer was the Cornish…
What can't you live without in your home?
I think you may want to ask a man's opinion when it comes to the garage - especially if you want him to do some fix up stuff for the house. He may need a store room of…
Battens under a cottage
We have a four bedroom workers cottage that was never closed off underneath. Is it worth the time and money building battens under the house? We did battens under the…
The other option is your friend could be talking about low or no VOC paint, which stands for volatile organic compounds, which for a lack of a better term could be…
Water Tanks & HSTP
Hey guys I'm building myself I found taylex to b behind the times in hstp i learnt I have to to go out to my hstp when the air or the pump stops to mute the buzzer
Retaining wall, if its rotted you could use treated pine again and dress it up by cladding it with decking boards. e.g similar to…
Wood floors for the bedrooms
We are renovating our house and I'm making sure there is not an attached piece of carpet in sight! We do however live on the north coast of…
Does Size Matter?
If you are planning on selling it just one year after you build it you will never get a return on your investment wrt landscaping or top end…
Can I change the lender
I think you should have proper meeting with your respective bank so that they can guide you more accurately.
Which stage should we complete first?
Thank you @travelbug and @oliver1. We have decided to complete no. 1 first. Ensuite & front yard/retaining wall. The ensuite is an extension into the unusable side of the…
Raise cottage and build unit beneath
House moving has a long and distinguished history in the states, and its morphed into house lifting in the urban San Francisco Bay Area where I live.
Here the firms who…
Glass balcony to facade adds value?
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder my friend and whether it increases the value of your property really depends on who is looking on buying your house and whether or not…
Connecting to the NBN network
Ask your builder to state what the price includes, e.g is it just to bring the provisions for NBN to your home e.g running fibre cable to your house and installing the NBN…
Have you checked them online. on the bulk sale they give the number of LED lights on cheap rates.
20 or 25mm water meter pipe
Just check the ongoing rates for the difference between the two are.
In the Logan City Council area in Qld, the base meter fee for 25mm is 1.5 times 20mm meter…
Wood flooring in kitchen
We have Inovar laminate flooring in our house, all the way through including the kitchen - no issues. I've dropped things & spilled liquids quite a lot in the last few…
Just a little advice regarding pergola builders......Make sure they are registered practitioners and get a permit.
As a draftsman, I get…
Help RE painting before selling.
Thanks guys! I haven't got sample pots yet (coz I haven't got walls yet lol!) so will try out the 1/4 strength as well. We have loads of natural light so that won't be an issue
Renovation to increase value
Plan ‘A’ has some major flaws.
1) A 2.1m ceiling for your living areas. Nothing makes a space feel more closed in than a low ceil.
2) You currently have two living…
Adding internal stairs to a highest
For myself, internal stairs are a real plus when purchasing a home but if you are looking to sell does the house require other work? The new owners may want to renovate…
Sep 06, 2012 9:25 pm
Floating floors in bedrooms
Even though I like floating floors, I definitely prefer carpet in the bedrooms. When I first get out of bed and put my feet on the ground, I like to feel the soft carpet…
Renovating a bungalow
Bungalows always seem to be in hot demand here in Adelaide (not sure if Perth is the same)- everyone loves them because they can do them up in a classic/ character home…
Oct 27, 2011 10:33 am
Are we doing too much?
It is hard to tell without the value of the house.
I think there is a percentage of your home value that is suggested to spend on your renovations before you are…
Oct 27, 2011 10:25 am
ensuite: how much added value?
I don't think my husband and I could ever go back after living with 2 bathrooms!
We live in a 2 bedroom semi (just us 2!) and I mainly use the ensuite and he uses the…
Oct 25, 2011 10:42 am
Bricked in Pizza oven and BBQ`
with regard to the pizza oven, be careful as normal house bricks will explode. You need solid bricks, not ones with the holes. What happens is the air inside the holes…