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The definitive guide to the home renovations that will make a real difference to the value of your property.

Property, whether you are buying house to live in or to let, represents an enormous financial commitment. This book, by bricks-and-mortar expert Michael Holmes, will show you how to maximise the value of your investment and will reveal the kind of home improvements that make economic sense. Authoritative and detailed text covers all major aspects of home improvement, including conservatories, loft and basement conversions, double-glazing, central heating, kitchens and bathrooms. With up-to-the minute advice and clear, comprehensive charts and tables, it adds up to an indispensable handbook for any homeowner who is thinking of building on to, extending, altering or selling their property. No other book gives such sensible, practical or authoritative advice on improvements to your home that will really make a difference to the house itself and to its market value.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780091896003

    May 15, 2008

    Ebury Press

    432 pages

    RRP $52.99

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