Can your garden boost your home’s value?

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19 May Can your garden boost your home’s value?

The answer is, yes. Your garden isn’t just an afterthought, it’s a valuable asset that can significantly impact your property’s worth. If you’re thinking of selling and your garden isn’t up to scratch, all it might need is a little TLC to spruce up its appeal and attract buyers like bees to honey.

If you’re looking for a property to buy in Slough and the surrounding area, make sure you give the leading estate and lettings agents in Colnbrook a call on 01753 683000 or email us and we’ll help you find your next place to call home.

Love your lawn to boost your money 

The more love you show your garden, the more value it brings to your property. Keeping your lawn green and lush, tackling those pesky weeds, and giving your fences a fresh lick of paint all shout, “This home is cherished!”. And, that’s exactly what buyers are looking for, a place they can fall head over heels for.

Create a space that wows

Your garden isn’t just a patch of grass, it’s a blank canvas brimming with potential. Whether it’s an outdoor BBQ area for entertaining, a cosy corner to relax in, or a spot to unwind with a good book, careful planning can turn your garden into a buyer’s paradise. Think comfy seating, twinkling lights, and maybe even a hammock for those lazy Sundays.

Privacy is a priceless perk

Everyone needs a little privacy, especially in their own home. If your garden feels more like a fishbowl than a sanctuary, it’s time to get creative. Planting tall hedges, putting up a fence, or even adding a pergola can give your garden that secluded feel that buyers crave. After all, who wouldn’t want a secret garden all to themselves?

Showcase the goods

Just like staging the inside of your home, staging your garden can work wonders for its appeal. Imagine this, freshly picked flowers on the outdoor dining table, cosy blankets draped over the chairs, and maybe even a string of fairy lights twinkling in the trees. It’s all about creating a vibe that makes buyers go, “Wow, I could see myself hanging out here”. If you’re holding an open day, or can prepare your home for each viewing, these are great ideas to complete the whole ‘home package’.

Think practical and safe

A garden should be more than just pretty, it should be practical too. Well-lit pathways, secure fences, and a shed or garage to stash your tools in, are all must-haves for any garden worth its salt. And let’s not forget about safety, making sure your garden is a safe space for kids and pets to play is key.

The emotional connection to the outdoors

Beyond the practicalities, a well-tended garden can evoke powerful emotions in potential buyers. Imagine stepping into a garden bursting with life, the scent of flowers in bloom, the gentle rustle of trees in the breeze. It’s not just a space; it’s a sanctuary, a place where memories are made and dreams take root. By nurturing your garden, you’re not just adding value to your property, you’re creating an experience, an invitation to embrace the beauty of outdoor living.

Make that long-term investment at any time of the year

Investing in your garden isn’t just about short-term gains; it’s a long-term investment in your property’s value. A well-maintained garden not only enhances your home’s kerb appeal but also contributes to its overall marketability. In a competitive market, a beautifully kept garden becomes not just a luxury but a necessity, attracting discerning buyers and commanding premium prices.

Not sure where to start, seek expert advice

If you’re unsure where to start or how to maximise your garden’s potential, don’t hesitate to seek expert advice. From landscape designers to gardeners, there are professionals who can help bring your garden vision to life. By tapping into their expertise, you can ensure that your garden not only meets but exceeds buyer expectations, making it a standout feature of your property and ultimately it could get you more money on your sale price. 

Are you feeling ready to sell your home now the blooms are starting to arrive? Or, is it time to find your dream home with a fantastic garden ready for the summer? Get in touch with us today, and let’s cultivate the next step in your journey.

If you are thinking of selling but you’re unsure of what your property is worth, you can request a free market appraisal of your property via our website here, or call our team on 01753 683000, we’ll be happy to help.

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If you would like to speak to someone about your property, or if you are considering buying a property, for yourself or to let or you’re in need of finding rental property, we are the leading independent estate agents in Colnbrook. So, contact us on 01753 683000 or email us. You can also follow us on Facebook,  LinkedIn and Instagram.