Whether you’re looking at going up or out adding an extension to your home is a fantastic way to make more space for your family home. Having a four plus bedroom house usually places your house in a higher price bracket so adding an extra couple of rooms may improve the capital value by 20—30%.
Building outwards could be a great way at utilising space if you have a larger backyard and if you have a young family this also eliminates the danger of the stairs plus heating/ air conditioning costs maybe a little lower being all on one level.
Building a second storey will help keep that backyard space for the kids to play in and where you entertain your guests. If the budget allows get that swimming pool you have always talked about. Adding another storey to your house can also being another element – Yes, an amazing view that you never thought you would have of the nearby beach, hills, city or the suburbs which are surrounding your property.
There are a lot of advantages and some disadvantages of adding a second storey or building outwards but make sure that you do your homework and at the end of the day deciding what is best for you and your situation.
Dragon Property & Development are specialists in residential construction & home additions building in Sydney.
Our Construction manager Paul John Jefferies (No. 64798S) is a Sydney based Master Builder with over 20 years building experience. So if you’re in the lookout for an experienced builder call us for a no obligation chat (02) 9939 2550.