Basement Conversions

Basement conversions are an alternative to loft conversions and extensions that are becoming

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5 Things You NEED To Know BEFORE You Convert Your Basement!

Basement Conversions

Basement conversions are an alternative to loft conversions and extensions that are becoming increasingly popular in urban areas where space is in short supply. Thanks to improvements in waterproofing methods, transforming your existing cellar space into a comfortable new living area is an economically viable option to increase the size of your home and the value of your property.

Why get a basement conversion?

The obvious answer is the need for more space. Families grow, needs change, and suddenly a utility room, a new bedroom or extra living space becomes a necessity. Unlike loft conversions and extensions you are less likely to need planning permission and you don’t lose external space – converting your basement uses space already there without eating into your garden like an extension or conservatory would.

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How to convert period properties into flats

Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian have very generous proportions, including high ceilings and large windows. Not surprisingly, demand is very high among tenants, and splitting period houses into flats can be very lucrative. Read on to find out how to get started.

Know your market

Not every Victorian conversion will be sold or let to a professional. Your property’s location dictates your target market is and it makes sense to pitch your property to the group most likely to buy or rent in your area. Contrast the properties found on the websites of West London estate agents like Domus Nova to those of agents in parts of South London; the buildings are similar but the quality of finishes, fixtures and fittings differs greatly. Don’t waste money or cut corners in such a way that your property will not suit your market.

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Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian have very generous proportions, including high ceilings and large windows.