Home improvement motivating factors in the United Kingdom (UK) 2015

Why have you made/will you make changes to your home this year?*

by Statista Research Department, last edited Jun 12, 2015
Home improvement motivating factors in the United Kingdom (UK) 2015 This statistic illustrates the reasons and motivations for consumers making changes to their home in the United Kingdom in 2015. Of respondents, half claimed the changes are necessary repairs and maintenance due to damage or wear and tear, while 38 percent felt 'like a change'.
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Why have you made/will you make changes to your home this year?*

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Share of respondents
Necessary repairs/maintenance (wear & tear, damage)50%
Just feel like a change38%
To make property more valuable14%
To extend/improve current property12%
Moving to a new property10%
Financially better off9%
Change in living circumstances6%
Planning to sell property5%
Taking advatange of low interest rates3%
Other4%
Share of respondents
Necessary repairs/maintenance (wear & tear, damage)50%
Just feel like a change38%
To make property more valuable14%
To extend/improve current property12%
Moving to a new property10%
Financially better off9%
Change in living circumstances6%
Planning to sell property5%
Taking advatange of low interest rates3%
Other4%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Jun 12, 2015
This statistic illustrates the reasons and motivations for consumers making changes to their home in the United Kingdom in 2015. Of respondents, half claimed the changes are necessary repairs and maintenance due to damage or wear and tear, while 38 percent felt 'like a change'.
Show more
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