The Great Outdoors has a big impact on a property’s value

Thu 31 Aug 2017

At Lovett's we lovesummer evenings. The days are longer, the sunsets are stronger and people start eating al fresco again! Put simply most people love being outside when the better weather arrives. 

When summer takes centre stage, people tend to feel happier and serious buyers get out and about in droves. However, some people who prepare their home for sale either fail to ensure their garden looks as attractive as possible. 

At Lovett's we have many prospective buyers giving us their property wish list. A garden more often than not, is on those lists. 

In some cases people are even more specific and state their new home MUST have a south or west facing garden so they can soak up the most hours of sunshine.

A good garden can be a huge plus point for buyers, especially those with young children or planning a family. You don’t have to be Alan Titchmarsh or Monty Don to make it more appealing. At the very least you should make sure it is tidy, clutter free and colourful if possible. 

A trip to the garden centre should provide a lot of ideas about how you can breathe new life into your garden. So don’t just think outside of the box when getting your property prepared to sale - think outside of your home.

Thanks for reading,

Tim Lovett, Managing Director

Want to get a SOLD or LET sign outside your property quicker? Call our team on 01480 218200 or email: info@lovettsalesandlettings.co.uk for honest, expert and friendly advice.

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