This 1960’s build needed a full electrical wiring update — Chapter 7, Project Home
Bonus: Major improvements
If you feel as though your home’s value needs that bit more, you can think about undertaking a more extensive renovation if your budget and schedule allow it.
High-cost projects, like renovating a kitchen and bathroom or doing a roof-replacement, can pay off when it comes to your home’s value; and it may bring other major issues to light such as water damage.
Alternatively, you can check in with a building inspector who can assess your home’s condition from the roofing, heating and ventilation, electrical and plumbing systems, right down to the foundations and structural elements.
They will also check for any potential safety hazards which may devalue your home, such as earthquake damage, mould, asbestos, or pests.
How to improve your home’s value on a larger scale
Jobs: Rewiring your electrical systems, replumbing, reroofing, installing double glazing, ventilation, improving insulation, replacing or removing fireplaces, and removing major safety hazards.
Trades: Property inspectors and valuers, electricians, plumbers, glaziers, ventilation specialists, roofers, insulation specialists, and fireplace specialists.