This week the BBC reports ‘Want to sell a home? Make the garden look nice’. The article discusses how lockdown has changed the priorities of buyers and renters with flats being the big losers, as indoor and outdoor space becomes a bigger draw.
Since the easing of restrictions in England, coastal towns, and some urban areas have seen significantly higher rental demand. It was reported that “Both buyers and renters are craving a home with its own outside space rather than a flat” and “searches by buyers for homes with gardens on Rightmove were up 42% in May compared with the same month a year ago, and increased by 84% over the same period among renters”.
With a huge increase in demand for green space it has been strongly recommended that those looking to sell their property spruce up their garden. Paint the fence, clear out the shed and add some colourful plants to tap into this demand.
Read the full article here.
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