Your home is a sanctuary. It’s an escape, a place of comfort for you and your loved ones, where you can grow, feel safe, and get cozy. But it’s also an investment, and unfortunately one that is regularly affected by forces beyond your control.
Political changes in the U.S. and the U.K. in 2016 has caused some uncertainly among homeowners as prices have fluctuated due an unclear future. In particular, those residents in England have paid particular attention to the Brexit referendum and how that possible change will affect owning a home, with reports that prices could fall by as much as 35% with a no-deal Brexit. Due to this chaos, many homeowners are choosing to stay put, rather than risk the high cost of moving, which includes property fees, and the potential of finding a new place that may not yield the same investment.
Still, there are things you can do to make that investment better for work you, which also will simultaneously make your life at home comfier and more enjoyable. Here’s where you should put your time, money, and energy when renovating your home.
Regardless of where you’re living, investing in energy-saving technologies and appliances is going to play out well for you in the future. Potential home buyers are will be keener on such installations, such as solar panels or insulated windows. What’s more, over time the investment will pay off itself and start saving you money as your energy costs lower. There may also be tax breaks or…