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What are the Advantages of Building House Extension





Homeowners build house extensions for various reasons. Some of the most common reasons include:


Additional living space

Homeowners may build house extensions to add more living space to their homes. This is especially useful when family members move in or when homeowners want to avoid the hassle of moving to a bigger new home.


Increased property value

House extensions is a form of investment. It will increase the value of a property, which not only increases over time but also making it easier to sell your house in the future.


Cost-effective

Building an extension can be a cost-effective way to add more space to your home compared to building a new house from the scratch or buying a new home because you already have the infrastructure and an existing space in place.



Customization

Homeowners can customize their house extensions to suit their specific needs and preferences. It also gives the option of design choices to the homeowner in different ways. The extension can have a very close look to the existing part of the house or mildly different or even totally contrast the style and material of the existing building to create visual attraction. It's not just the outside of the extension that could be aesthetically addressed, the inside also could use a lot of modifications to fulfill whatever is lacking in the existing building which in turn would address the needs of the residences.


Avoiding the hassle of moving

The last but not the lease is the convenience of getting more spaces through building a house extension. Homeowners who are attached to their current neighborhood or home may choose to build an extension instead of moving to a new location. This way you can save the money for the cost of selling your house and moving and also avoiding all the hard work to list and show the house and then search, buy and move to the new location.


For more info about the costs of building an extension please also see our article Average Costs of House Extension in Ontario, CA .



Source:

(1) https://2x2construction.ca/tips-and-trends/home-addition/home-extension-addition-guide.

(2) https://www.homify.co.za/ideabooks/6786779/adding-a-house-extension-the-rules-costs-and-ideas.

(3) https://www.realhomes.com/advice/adding-a-small-extension-clever-ideas.

(4) https://www.architecturaldigest.com/story/6-important-things-to-consider-before-building-a-house-extension.

(5) https://www.realhomes.com/advice/extending-a-house-the-ultimate-guide-for-your-house-extension.

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