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Loft conversions: How to add value to your home

April 26th 2016
By: Melanie Hollidge

Loft conversions are a great way to add both space and value to a house, as usually this type of development will come under the permitted development rights which means that you might not have to apply for planning permission to extend into a loft space.
 
However houses and flat that are located in a conservation area will still need to apply for planning permission. If you alter the outside of your roof line to convert your loft space, you will normally need to seek permission from your local council too. The easiest way to check out whether you need to apply for planning permission is to check out your council’s local website - on the site will be a link to planning.
 
You will also need to make sure that you get building regulation approval. As you will need a building approval certificate at the end of the work, which makes sure that your conversion complies safety regulations concerning structure, ventilation, safety, access and so forth.
 
If you are looking at buying a property where you could find potential for adding space and value, Goodfellows Raynes Park has this immaculately presented maisonette for sale for £475,000 with potential to extend into the loft space (stpp).
 
Details:

  • Two Bedrooms
  • Private Rear Garden
  • Recently Modernised Throughout
  • Potential To Extend Into Loft (stpp)
  • Great Transport Facilities
  • Close To Local Shops And Amenities

For more information please either call Goodfellows Raynes Park on 020 8946 6511 or check out this link.