Home owners are choosing to improve, not move, in Wilmslow & Alderley Edge

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House prices in Wilmslow are rocketing; according to Zoopla (Feb, 2nd, 2022) a detached house in this area now averages at £700,987. In neighbouring Alderley Edge, prices for a detached home have likewise increased to an eye-watering average of £1.267 Million.

With just 398 houses selling in Wilmslow in the last 12 months and 107 in Alderley Edge even with the stamp duty advantages set to boost house sales, it is clear that residents of Wilmslow and Alderley are staying put.

This increase in house price has led home owners who desire extra space to look a little closer to home. From garage conversions to re-purposing or the renovation of rooms for a work at home office space, extra bedroom or home gym, home owners are getting creative in order to avoid the time and expense of traditional structural building work.

Local property renovation business owners Ian Pownall and Adam Drinkwater of Apex Doma, based on Chapel Lane in Wilmslow, said "We have noticed a curve in people moving away from full blown building work as they often have to re-mortgage homes to pay for the works.

"Local home owners and landlords have instead really focused on garage conversions and attic renovations - straightforward, cost effective work to their homes to add value, create a useable space or to increase rental yield. Often, the money they invest into the renovation work adds even more value to their property price should they come to sell it or rent it."

Apex Doma have the strap line "Refit, Rewire, Refurb" – Homeowners don't focus on larger building projects as that isn't where the market is going. So Apex Doma instead have employed a team of local, experienced tradesmen to focus on rewiring houses, garage conversions and loft renovations.

These are simple, straightforward building projects without the major disturbance and cost. Sticking by the values of offering a good quality of service and tidying up once the job has finished. Apex Doma are a Which? Trusted trader and an NICEIC approved electrical contractor.

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