These surprising features could be knocking £23,000 off value of your property

PROPERTY does not come cheap and sellers will want to get the best price when moving house. A property expert explained the feature that could actually be knocking thousands off the price of your home.

PUBLISHED: 19:13, Fri, Oct 2, 2020 | UPDATED: 19:13, Fri, Oct 2, 2020

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Before putting a property on the market, some Britons will make simple touch-ups or renovations. While this can sometimes increase the value, some changes may not always be beneficial.

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In fact, certain household features could knock around £23,000 off the price of the house.

Homeowners can increase the value of their home by researching what potential buyers are looking for and adding it to their property.

While many buyers will want a garden, some outdoors features could stop them from parting with their cash.

Some garden features could devalue a property, according to John Graham, owner of Dwell Estate and Letting Agents.

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Japanese knotweed

The weed can be expensive to remove which means many buyers will be put off by their presence.

John stated: "Japanese knotweed is the most well-known and feared of all garden problems as it can have a serious impact on a property’s value and can deter potential buyers from purchasing a home.

"A buyer can sometimes argue the price of the

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