It’s summer and an attractive garden looking at its very best will help to sell your home, there is no question about it. For the price of a few shrubs, a flowering clematis and a little time and effort you could be adding £££s to the value of your home.
An attractive garden can add real value and saleability to a property. Once you’ve considered the property’s position and state of repair, three other factors are critical in terms of its value- the garden, its privacy and views.
Properties with stunning views over countryside, or perfectly manicured and landscaped borders will always sell at a premium price but don’t despair if your home isn’t a Bleinham, Chatsworth, or Hampton court. A good, tidy garden which makes a positive impact the first time you see it will attract a buyer.
Top tips for improving your garden without breaking the bank include:
A colourful, tidy garden appeals to most buyers, particularly those with children. For example, we believe that if we have two very similar homes at the same asking price, it is the one with the better garden that will go first and for a higher price every time.