Gardening Mistakes to Avoid That Can ‘Devalue’ Your Property – ‘Instant Turn-Off for a Buyer’

“They certainly can’t see themselves relaxing in your garden on old, shabby garden furniture.”

3. Dominant water characteristics

While the trend in recent years has been to create a focal point in the garden with an eye-catching water feature, if a garden has one that is too big for the space or costs a lot of money to maintain, it can be an “instant deactivation for a buyer”.

Property gurus have warned: ‘A permanent water feature such as a koi pond or landscaped rock waterfall can shave up to £8,000 off your asking price.’

Instead, why not add a birdbath to the garden as it is one of the easiest water features to maintain, which also attracts wildlife to the space. A bird bath has no pumps, filters, or expensive setup fees.

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Post source: Express

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