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Wasted Time, Wasted Money: Renovations to Reject When Selling Your Home

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If you are thinking of selling your home, you may be tempted to start ripping out your old kitchen and putting in a more appealing one in an effort to make your property more appealing to potential buyers. A brand spanking new bathroom suite or an attic conversion can make a wonderful selling point when showing your home, but they could end up costing you thousands of pounds that you will not recoup after selling your property. Remodelling in order to add resale value to your home is rarely a good idea, and most homeowners end up with nothing more than dust, loud noise and a gaping hole in their finances. The following renovation projects should be avoided at all costs by those looking to increase the value of their home. Swimming Pool Possibly the worst renovation you can make to your home is installing an outdoor swimming pool in the back garden. Although pools tend to be the norm in some parts of America, they rarely get much use in the UK thanks to the unpredictable climate. Swimming pools can also cost upwards of £20,000 to install and rarely add a penny to the value of a property. Many ...

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