Think About Kerb Appeal If You’re Planning To Sell
If you’re intending to sell your property in 2018, you need to take a bit of time to get it in the best possible condition to maximise the offers you receive, as well as, hopefully, reduce the amount of time your home is on the market.
The Irish Times has offered some advice to homeowners planning to move in the coming months, noting that getting a home ready to sell it can take quite a bit of time.
Boosting your property’s kerb appeal is a must, with branch manager at Quillsen estate agency Clodagh Murphy stating that your front garden needs to be “immaculate”.
If you struggle to keep on top of your garden maintenance, but still want an inviting front lawn, it could well be worth looking into your options for artificial grass in Manchester, as this will mean your front garden always looks neat and tidy.
Ms Murphy also recommends taking the time to
clear up the street directly outside your home to create a better first
impression, as well as washing the driveway and cleaning the front door and its
Taking the time to do this could be worth more than you think. The Mirror previously shared research from Barclays, which found that 44 per cent of people would knock ten to 20 per cent off a home’s asking price if it looked unappealing from the outside.
The newspaper also revealed that an unkempt front garden was the second biggest turnoff for prospective buyers, with only vermin control outside the house having a bigger negative impact on people’s first impressions.