Spring is in the air, and it’s the perfect time to start thinking about getting your house ready to put on the market. One area that is often overlooked is the garden. A well-maintained garden can be a great selling point for your home, so it’s important to showcase it in the best possible light. Here are some tips to help you get your garden looking its best this spring:
1. Start with a Clean Slate
Before you start making any changes, take some time to give your garden a good spring cleaning. Clear away any dead leaves and debris, prune back any overgrown shrubs or trees, and weed the flowerbeds. This will give you a clean slate to work with and make it easier to see what needs to be done.
2. Focus on Curb Appeal
The first impression that potential buyers will have of your home is the front garden. Make sure it’s looking its best by adding some colorful spring flowers in pots or hanging baskets near the front door. Consider painting your front door a fresh new color to add some extra curb appeal.
3. Add Colour and Interest
Spring is the perfect time to add some color and interest to your garden. Consider planting some spring bulbs such as tulips, daffodils or hyacinths. These are easy to care for and will add a pop of color to your garden. You could also add some flowering shrubs such as azaleas or rhododendrons, which will provide color for many weeks. Don’t forget to add some interest by including some garden art or ornaments.
4. Keep it Tidy
A well-maintained garden is essential if you want to impress potential buyers. Keep your lawn mowed and edges trimmed, and make sure that any paths or walkways are clear of debris. Don’t forget to regularly sweep away any fallen leaves or petals.
5. Create Outdoor Living Spaces
If you have a patio or deck, make sure it’s looking its best by giving it a good clean and adding some outdoor furniture. Create an inviting outdoor living space where potential buyers can imagine themselves relaxing and entertaining guests.
By following these tips, you can showcase your garden in the best possible light this spring and help to make your home more attractive to potential buyers. Remember that a well-maintained garden can be a great selling point, so don’t underestimate its importance when it comes to selling your home.
If you’re looking to put your home on the market this Spring, and a valuation, as Chartered Surveyors, our services include RICS Valuations.
All of our RICS valuation work is undertaken by a Registered Valuer, who will market value using the criteria set out in the RICS ‘Red Book’ guidance document.
For more information on home styling and property valuations, the Aston Knowles Team are here to help:
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