The majority of individuals choose to move house not because they need to relocate or because their house is no longer suitable for their needs, but instead because they simply want a change. This is all good and well, but with the cost of moving being so high, and the hassle associated with moving being so great, the actual emotional benefits of moving to somewhere new are likely to be outweighed by the stress and the cost of doing so.
Furthermore, with the housing market still in a relative state of flux, for the majority of people, moving is also a risky proposition, with many individuals finding that they are offered far less than they want for a property and accepting it simply because their heart is already set on another house they have seen.
In turn, the best solution will often be to do more with the home you already have. And whilst it may make sense in certain cases to undergo renovations and add in extensions, in the majority of instances the cost of such work will not be reflected in an increase in value to the home, and, again, individual’s may be spending out far more than they need to simply to get the change they crave.
Instead, making simple changes to the home may be the best way to go about it. Whilst renovating the bathroom may add extra value to the house and whilst adding an extra garage space might do the same, most major changes will add little to the value of a property. However, there are still plenty of ways to transform your home at a very low cost.
From the curtains and the colour schemes of different rooms’ right through to the furniture you choose to populate your rooms with, it will be easy to totally redefine your home at a very low cost. Furthermore, whilst adding in a new fixed kitchen will give you something you can’t take with you, buying attractive, cheap curtains and new furniture will give you something you easily move as and when you do need to change homes at a later date, ensuring that anything you invest is not simply dead money.
The right furnishings and even the right cheap bedding can totally transform how a home looks and feels. For many, changing the layout of a home and the items that populate it every year or two will keep a home feeling totally fresh, and will remove the cost, hassle and the potential risk for disappointment that can come with moving house.
Adding in artistic flourishes will also help, and whether you buy and frame specific art prints or even choose to have your own art or photographs put onto canvas, there will be many ways to not only keep your home looking fresh, but also to ensure that it looks as personal and as unique as possible. And with the addition of things as cheap and simple as the right bedding and cheap curtains, any home can feel perfect no matter what the season. And by having an array of such items on hand, your home may even end up healthier and cleaner as a result.