Does an EV charger add value to residential properties?

An EV charger can increase a property's financial, practical and environmental worth. Find out how an EV charger can add value to a residential property here.

Do EV chargers add value to properties for developers?

With the rapid advancements of electric vehicles on the road, the UK government will be ending the sale of new petrol and diesel cars by 2030 – with only electric vehicles being permitted as new purchases. According to The National Association of Property Buyers (NAPB), it is estimated that adding an EV charger to a home can add anywhere between £3,000 to £5,000 of value to a property.

How does an EV charger add value to properties?

Owning an EV charger can increase a property's financial, practical and environmental worth. Most owners of electric vehicle typically prefer to charge their vehicles at home, overnight. These EV chargers are installed in a garage, on a driveway or another off-road location.

According to The Eco Experts, charging an EV can save £492 a year rather than in public. However, this depends on whether the vehicle is hybrid or fully electric, the car’s brand, whether there are solar panels or whether there is an EV rate or energy tariff.

Advantages of having an EV charger for residential properties

  • There are many advantages of adding an EV charger to residential properties, such as:
  • Potentially increasing the selling price by up to 30% over the local area average
  • Helping to reduce air pollution in the community
  • Convenience over when and how you charge your EV
  • Future-proofing your vehicle for the prohibition of petrol and diesel cars in 2030
  • Creating a source of energy to power a residential property if solar panels or other renewable energy sources are connected to an EV charger
  • Greater flexibility for plug-in EV chargers that are designed to be portable and can be moved around residential properties for greater convenience

Why Zaptec Go?

The Zaptec Go is the smart, efficient and top model of EV charging stations for residential properties. It is the smartest and most flexible charging station that is available on the market with interchangeable covers, now available on Amazon.

Now upgraded to support Plug & charge (ISO15118) for faster charging and 4G to ensure seamless communication between charging stations at all times. 4G also offers more affordable installation without the use of additional network solutions.

If you’re looking for a flexible charging solution for your development find an installer today!