7 Tips for improving your garden to sell your home

7 TOP TIPS TO IMPROVE THE APPEARANCE OF YOUR HOME WHEN LISTING IT FOR SALE   

We know exactly where you should spend your money to lift the garden from drab to fab!

The first impression of your home could be the difference between a buyer driving past or parking to check out what else your home can offer them.

A poorly cared for and messy garden can reflect badly on the home and possibly make buyers think twice about the upkeep of the home.

When you are ready to sell the garden is the first thing a potential buyer lays their eyes on.  First impressions count.

When you have a busy lifestyle it is very difficult to find the time to keep your garden looking good.  Many of us get a cleaner in to keep our houses clean but can easily forget about the garden.  It is amazing how a well maintained garden can transform your mood.  Walking in from a hard days work and seeing all the weeds and gardening that needs to be done can be such a deflating feeling.

This is why we have compiled 7 handy tips for improving your garden.

1. TEXTURES 

You don’t need just flowers to make your garden attractive.  There are so many different textured leaves and colours in foliage that you can add depth and interest.  Using patterns and tones to add texture to your garden.  These plants are often easy to keep and low maintenance and look good all year around whilst adding visual beauty.

2. POTS POTS AND POTS

The use of pots can quickly add colour to any garden.  They come in all sorts of colours shapes and sizes and can be used to express any style of garden in courtyards on decked areas or even in larger garden areas. You can plant nice healthy robust trees and bushes to brighten up a space and best of all you are able to take these with you when you sell. We style the insides of our homes for sale and can also style the outside.

3. GREEN LAWN 

A few weeks prior to listing your home apply a fertiliser to the lawn (We have a terrific product) this is a good time to replace any dead patches.  Don’t forget to keep it mowed.  There is nothing better than a gorgeous green lawn when you are attending a home open.

4.HIDING A FENCE

If you have a fence that is less than attractive then you can dress it up with a vine or a creeper.  These vines and creepers can create a little haven and really uplift the look of an area.

5. FURNISHING

Brighten up your outside space and decorate with some outdoor furniture.  Table and chairs, deck chairs, benches.  Furniture creates the feeling of an extra room, providing somewhere to sit and relax and take in the serenity.

6. COLOUR

Adding potted colour to a garden instantly adds a burst of colour to the garden and is aesthetically attractive.   There are so many colour choices making it easy to match them to soft furnishings and furniture.  Potted colour is an affordable solution to lifting a tired unkempt garden.

7. TIME

When selling your home you do need to allow time to pick up the fallen leaves, mow the lawn, trim back the hedges and pull the weeds.  You need to make time to tend to the garden every week to keep it looking its best whilst on the market.  You will be surprised how quickly the weeds can creep in .  If you are simply too busy, enlist the help of the professionals

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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