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Forget curb appeal, ‘green appeal’ adds up to 25% to home value

New property data research from Admiral Money reveals how much green home improvements are adding to valuations

  • Solar panels are the most value-adding improvement - 25% higher than similar properties in the same area, on average
  • Insulation and heat pumps are adding 22% and 10% on average, respectively
  • Property influencers partner with Admiral Money to share top tips for sellers to give their home the green appeal
  • Three in four (76%) Brits are influenced by energy saving features when purchasing a property, with people saying they’d pay 24% more for homes with an EPC rating of C or higher

As home buying season sets into full swing, new research from Admiral Money has revealed solar panels are the best green investment for sellers, adding 25% to the value of their homes.     

The research using real property listings data, reveals the second most valuable investment is insulation, as homes with this feature are selling for an additional 22% in comparison to similar properties in the same area. Heat pumps were also seen to add up to 10% property value when it comes to the time to sell.