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Use Your Home To Boost Your Health And Your Income.

July 13, 2017 by  
Filed under Health, Money/Business, Weekly Columns

(Akiit.comYour home is so much more than just a piece of real estate. It goes far beyond just being a house or property where you live. It’s the place where memories are made, where families grow, and where you have invested a substantial sum of money. And it can go even further than that. Your home can even boost your health and top up your income. Here are just a few of the ways you can get more from your house:

Home Gym

More and more of us are health conscious. But more and more of us are struggling to meet the cost of private gym membership. If you have a garage, basement, or spare bedroom, you can convert that space into a home gym. You might only require a workout mat, or you might invest in some state-of-the-art equipment. No matter how much or how little you have in there, the motivation to get and do that workout is easier to find when the gym is in your home.

Rental Income

You don’t have to move out to earn rental income from your property. In fact, you might consider moving house to make the most of this useful revenue stream. Moving to an attractive neighborhood benefits your family and provides plenty of applicants for a tenancy in your home. Properties like the ones at can offer the space you need for a tenant as well as a beautifully proportioned home for you and your family. Live better and earn more.

Home Business

If you don’t fancy sharing part of your home with a tenant, then why not consider setting up a home business? This saves you a fortune in office space rental as well as the dreaded commute. Again, you might choose to move to another property that offers the right floorplan for your venture. Perhaps your current home has a spare room that will fit your desk and computer perfectly? More and more Americans are finding that working from home can offer the work-life balance we need for our family lifestyle.

Gorgeous Garden

Gardening has been getting a lot of attention lately as a great way to increase your activity and improve your diet. Growing your own produce in small vegetable lots or ‘patches’ in your yard offers fresh food when you want it. It’s better for the environment because no transport is required to get your produce to you. And it’s better for your health because you’re more likely to eat vegetables and fruits if it’s right there in your garden. Best of all, it will keep you active tending to it.

Therapeutic Add-ons

If you know you should be relaxing a lot more, why not invest in a couple of therapeutic home improvements? A sauna can work wonders to reduce your stress and detox your body each day. Perhaps you prefer a spot of bubble therapy from your own hot tub spa? Neither of these options takes up too much room. And if you do the project right, you might find it adds a little extra value to your home too!

Staff Writer; Shawna Hall

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