Adding Value to your Property with EV Charging
In this article, we’re going to look at does an EV charger add value to your property and if so why?
EV chargers added by building regulations
As of 15th June 2022 new building regulations have come into effect in England. These state that EV charging points must be installed by builders on all new homes, workplaces, supermarkets and buildings that are undergoing major renovations.
Will an EV charger add value to my property?
All new build homes in England have now by law EV chargers installed, so should you add one to your home, is it worth it? If you already own an EV, adding an EV charger gives you the freedom to charge your EV whenever you need to. As you required the EV charger this outweighs whether it adds value, as you are benefiting from it.
What if you don’t own an EV, should you still get an EV charger installed?
The sale of EVs isn’t slowing down. EVs are beginning to eat into the sales figures of diesel vehicles, slowly gaining a bigger market share. With this upward trend in the sale of EVs, it stands to reason that having an EV charger installed at your property will make it more attractive to EV owners when the time comes to sell.
Although lots of research has been done by car leasing firms into whether EV chargers can add value to your home. Most seems to be subjective to the area in which your property is. New regulations requiring by law that you must have EV chargers fitted to new builds. It stands to reason that if you’re up against homes with EV chargers fitted and yours is without, you will be at a disadvantage. The huge range of different EV chargers are available, mean you can make your EV charger a stand-out feature of your home. You can also choose a more subtle EV charger that is barely noticeable, or your EV charger can be hidden away in your garage.
Getting an EV charger installed
So you’ve made up your mind and want to install an EV charger? Great, we can help. All you need to do is get in touch and let us know what you need or want and we will guide you through the whole process.