Posted on Wednesday, June 23, 2021
- As summer officially begins this week, gardens and outside space remain priorities on buyer wish lists. Nearly two-thirds of residents wouldn't buy a property in 2021 without outside space (Rated People).
- Gardens are currently the most sought after property feature for buyers according to results of the latest Dataloft poll of agents.
- Following the UK's first lockdown a year ago, 67% of buyers and 64% of renters said a garden was more important (Property Academy, 2020) and there is no sign of this trend waning.
- Access to outside space was the top predictor of our level of comfort in our homes during the pandemic (Place Alliance), gardening also known to have a positive impact on wellbeing and mental health. Source: Dataloft, Rated People (2021), Property Academy (2020)